Last Night of Bush Gardens for PASS Summit 2016

We made it to the end of this year’s PASS Summit and after a quiet dinner, it was time finish off the night at our favorite Bush Gardens. Just to make sure that we got plenty of seating, some of us stared arriving at 8:30, which is an hour before karaoke begins. Prep time for…

SQL Karaoke at… Hula Hula

Some folks went to Bush Gardens last night and the night started with too many locals in the bar.  Not that there are issues with locals, but the list was already too long for some proper SQL community singing. At Bush Garden, who's coming over here? — Vicky Harp (@vickyharp) October 28, 2016 This…this is not…

Back for Tuesday Karaoke at Bush

After Denny’s party a few of us went over to Bush Gardens for an additional round of karaoke. #Sqlkaraoke round two (@ Bush Garden Restaurant in Seattle, WA) https://t.co/yZ98IAEMQB — Ed Watson (@SQLGator) October 26, 2016 OH HAI Bush Garden! #sqlkaraoke — Doug Lane (@thedouglane) October 26, 2016 Better than picking our own songs, Josh…

Monday at Bush Gardens

Of course, we’re back at Bush Gardens on Monday.  And this time, it was pretty much a PASS gathering.  Before arriving for karaoke last night, Bob made sure I knew that people were coming. Hey @StrateSQL you better be at Bush because @cathrinew is selling it hard! — Bob Pusateri (@SQLBob) October 25, 2016 As…

Back to Bush Gardens

This past Sunday we went back to Bush Gardens, and by we, I mean Kathi andmyself.  Sundays are usually a quiet time at Bush Gardens, so we went to get a few songs in, and didn’t announce it too much. Shhhhhh, there might be some karaoke going on at Bush Gardens #sqlkaraoke — Jason Strate…

Interview with Wendy Pastrick

SQL Karaoke is a place to meet up with a number of people in our SQL Server community.  Some of them like, Wendy Pastrick (Blog | @wendy_dance), bring a bubble of life to the party and belt out some great songs.  In today’s interview, we’ll hear what she thinks about SQL Karaoke. Who are you? Wendy Pastrick When…

“Unofficial” SQLKaraoke From Monday

The official SQLKaraoke event is planned for Wednesday, but that didn’t stop about 40 people from cabbing down to Bush Gardens last night.  There were songs, friends, long islands, and laughter to fill the entire venue.  We found out a new Bush Gardens pro tip last night.  It turns out the KJ has more than…

Interview with Mark Vaillancourt

As we’ve mentioned here before, SQL Karaoke is a great place to meet up with people in the SQL Server community.  This week, we are meeting Mark Vaillancourt (Blog | @markvsql), or for those that know him already, just interviewing him.  Mark has made quite an impact when he comes out to SQLKaraoke.  One thing that I’ve…

Interview with Thomas LaRock

When it comes to SQL Karaoke, someone needs to watch over us and see over the entertainment.  That job has seem to fallen to Thomas LaRock (Blog | @SQLRockstar).  While not often a singer, he sees and knows when the songs, and sometimes the dancing, are good.  Here are his answers to the SQL Karaoke inteview. Who are…

Hangin’ With the Cool Kids

One of the perks of attending after hours events such as SQLKaraoke, is getting to hang out with all the cool kids! You will find MVP’s such as Jason Strate (@StrateSQL), Ted Krueger (@onpnt), Jen and Sean McCown (@midnightDBA), Tom LaRock (@SQLRockstar), Tim Mitchell (@Tim_Mitchell), Jorge Segarra (@sqlchicken), Rick Heiges (@heigesr2), Grant Fritchey (@GFritchey), Bill…

Interview with Josh Fennessy

When you go out to a night of SQL Karaoke, there are a lot of people that you’ll meet.  For our interview this week, I sent a copy of the interview to Josh Fennessy (Blog | @joshuafennessy).  Unfortunately, I forgot to change the email introduction from when I sent it Denny Cherry (Blog | @MrDenny).  Josh,…

SQLKaraoke at SQLRally

Are you heading to SQLRally in May?  If so, make sure you check out the SQLKaraoke event.  Last year, a couple unnamed people managed to blow the fuse for the entire block in the middle of song from our group.  This will be a good opportunity to get out and experience what happens when people…