While I can never fully expect anything, I chose a hotel in Fort Lauderdale for 2 reasons:
1. Flight direct to FLL.
2. Pre-party at the Culture Room.
I know that if the pre-party were to be booked at the Culture Room, myself and Debb will be there.
Captain - Welcome to the world of promoting. I've been working with a promoter here, and I completely understand all the challenges you've gone through. If it's any consolation, I sincerely appreciate your efforts and I hope something comes through. However, with such little time between now and then... I think it's a wash at this point. You, the venue, bands, and promoters will have no time to promote the show to get any sort of decent turn out. The bands might as well play for free, and like you said, it's no guarantee that anyone (except me, you and Debb
) will show up. I'm not trying to talk you out of it, because I would love to have something there, but all signs point toward giving up... unless you're just waiting on responses. And if something pops up in the next week or so, I say go for it! I'll be there. Good luck man!