The Gig 6

By mrswoolybill
We’re still at the Bogus Callers’ ceilidh. I thought I’d better show that some actual dancing did get done.
Bear in mind that the reason Bill plays in a band is to get out of doing this all night.
Very imperfect shots, but a lot of fun.
Keep an eye open for the young man in a kilt in the final version, he gets star billing tomorrow.
If you have time, please view Large.
Thanks for looking,
Moira

Tags: Photo journalism Music Gig General Musicians Dance Band Dancers Portraits and people Ceilidh Cry in the dark bogus callers

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Comments


Full of life and exuberance, rosy cheeks and working on a thirst for the next sit down.

Allthe very best
Dougie

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8 Feb 2008 8:16AM
They're really going for it here! How did you manage to stay still enoughto take these shots? Really enjoying your gig. Sylvia
ChristineL 11 39 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 8:18AM
looks like a great gig Moira and the young man in the kilt is really enjoying himself,
Chris.
Excellent set of images Moira, plenty of action,
Fred.
Barbaraj 8 450 England
8 Feb 2008 8:31AM
An intersting comparison of people and movement.
Herge88 Plus
8 40 4 England
8 Feb 2008 8:32AM
Version one is priceless.

Best Matt
MickyMc 8 8 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 8:35AM
Some great candids here Everyone looks to be having a great time. Hope you did not have to be a wallflower all night.
Mavis
8 Feb 2008 9:41AM
nicely caught in action
pleasant to look at, a lot of fun...
GalleryGirl 8 4 2 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 10:21AM
Fabulous action shots. Looks like fun.
Marilyn x
imander 8 388 7 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 10:27AM
there are some that say the age of live entertainment is dead, but these just go to show how alive and kicking it is, great set
ian
Cormy 8 3 England
8 Feb 2008 10:31AM
And a good time was had by all.
Cheers
Alan
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
8 Feb 2008 10:40AM
Looks like the Gay Gordons to me...... The dance not the people before I get sued.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1372 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 10:54AM
Well spotted, that man - #1 is indeed the Gay Gordons. Thanks to everyone and good morning. The weekend shopping is done, Bill is supplied with tea, the laundry and cleaning are being politely ignored; now I can settle down to some time on the site.
Moira
User_Removed 8 485 13 England
8 Feb 2008 11:09AM
love it Moira, i like the way the shots are framed just to finnish them off, and what better subject to view than people having fun and enjoying themselves

rgds
Dave
looboss 9 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 11:24AM
Good series of shots, looked like a fun evening.
mikbee 8 3 8 Scotland
8 Feb 2008 11:35AM
Yes,it looks like a fun time had by all.I presume it is the ''little flash'' again.If so it has coped very well indeed!!!
Mick.
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
8 Feb 2008 12:18PM
Nice series of fun image - lots of concentration with these dancers.
Regards Richard.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
8 Feb 2008 12:19PM
Tons of fun and some great candids-- I shall try to catch the one in the kilt tomorrow-- ( getting down to the line for us)

Gee, I thought all the Scots wore kilts-- everyday.......

Jennnn
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
8 Feb 2008 12:28PM
There's nothing like live music to get the legs moving. Would love to have been there.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1372 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 12:41PM
Yes Mick it's the D40's own little flash. Worked very nicely. Thanks everyone, for comments and clicks.
Moira
8 Feb 2008 12:42PM
Another great series of fun images Moira... it all looks too energetic for me

Dave
DolphinLady 10 54 1 Wales
8 Feb 2008 12:46PM
All fantastic captures Moira....I have spent so much time looking & enjoying I almost for to click & comment.
I love the man doing the Gay Gordans in no; 1, he really is giving it his all.
Lovely to see that the younger generation are all throughely enjoying themselves.
Look forward to see the man in the kilt.......
Hilary
luxaeternam 8 21 1
8 Feb 2008 12:58PM
They all seem to know what they're doing. Are they regulars?
They also seem to be having a great time - and yet not a pint in sight.
I love the different arrangements of arms and legs you can see in the various pictures. I'd be hard pressed to say which are my faves. Perhaps #1,5 & 6
Lucy
NevP 10 853 13 Canada
8 Feb 2008 1:40PM
Great fun Moira.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1372 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 1:48PM
There are quite a few regulars here Lucy - and it's good that a lot of young people turn up to this sort of thing.
Pints were kept well away from the dance floor...
Moira
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
8 Feb 2008 1:48PM
Great action candids Moira ~ there are some real posers amongst them.

Albert
AnneWorner Plus
8 620 43 United States
8 Feb 2008 1:50PM
Super fun shots Moira, they made me smile, so mission accomplished with these candids. For some reason very drawn to v3 - maybe because of the central figure, but love all the happy smiles.
I did spot the kilted gentleman, but also another red tartan is visible in the background.
Anne
proz 11 205 United States
8 Feb 2008 2:21PM
so not only did the band have a good beatm but easily you could dance to them. Why am I not surprised? Fun shots Moira, like seeing this gig "play"out!
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
8 Feb 2008 2:38PM
Interesting serie you have here

Peter
8 Feb 2008 3:51PM
Great series of shots

Graeme
Rock Plus
13 10 2 England
8 Feb 2008 3:56PM
Yes !

Rock
8 Feb 2008 3:59PM
If we dident have nights like this Moira, to let of a bit of steam, life could be so dull.

Dougie.
davidhu 10 19 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 4:10PM
Fine series of a lively looking evening, Moira.
Dave
Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
8 Feb 2008 4:24PM
Everyone seems to be enjoying themselves. Great shots Moira.
Andy
chubs 8 7 England
8 Feb 2008 7:24PM
looks like a good night of fun was had by all
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
8 Feb 2008 7:59PM
Excellent set
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
8 Feb 2008 8:14PM
Wonderful series with joy radiating out of the images. I'm not sure whether the man in #1 will still like you after uploading this....
Rende
tigertimb 8 40 66 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2008 8:15PM
Excellent series of shots Moira - give me a barn dance over a disco any day and I think you've captured it so well. A great variety of people all mixing and everyone with happy faces having immense fun in large part because of confusion.-Do hope you got out there yourself even if Bill hid away in the band?
Tim
rmr 8 1 Wales
8 Feb 2008 8:53PM
everyone"s having a good time ,wonder what they were like the following day ?
nice collection
mark
8 Feb 2008 8:57PM
Brilliant animated set of images
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
8 Feb 2008 9:27PM
A fabulous fun series Moira, I love v1 where the couple look a bit the worse for wear
Brilane 9 5 12 Wales
9 Feb 2008 2:49AM
Looks like a good time was had by all.

Re. our fishmonger, I don't think we'll ever tire of him, judging by the queues at his stall.
Brian
Rogerex 9 32 12 Australia
9 Feb 2008 4:39AM
Looks like plenty of action, and lots of fun. I was amused to see the Australian word 'billabong' on one shirt.
Roger
AngelaR 11 155 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2008 1:46PM
Perhaps this is where it all went wrong for today's shot! Nice group of pics Moira.
kinfatric 11 550 9 Scotland
9 Feb 2008 1:47PM
great to see all the folks enjoying themselves, good photography too
newy17 10 273 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2008 10:18PM
great set of images moira love version 6 looks like shes doing a runner lol.
ian
10 Feb 2008 12:37PM
Cracking set of clips
11 Feb 2008 8:15AM
Pilates... aerobics... jogging... etc... what for do we need all these if we have the chance to go to ceilidhs?
Great shot full of fun.
Jo
11 Feb 2008 9:03PM
Barefoot though - risk assessment - dare not think about it Moira!

Mike

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