NormT's July 2004 Vacation!

     A few years ago I decided I wanted to have a custom guitar built by The Gibson Custom Shop. I'm a big fan of Gibson guitars. The way one went about doing that in those days was to join a Gibson organization called Gibson Custom Direct.
     Each summer for the past several years, Gibson sponsors a special multi-day event for Gibson Custom Direct members called The Gibson Custom Direct Fantasy Camp. This past year, my wife Monica and son, Norm T II joined me for the festivities. Here are some photos we took while at The Gibson Custom Shop in Nashville, TN in July 2004. 

These photos were taken at
the Gibson Custom Shop, Nashville, TN
July 20, 21, 22, 2004

Day 1, July 20, 2004


Day 2, July 21, 2004

     Zakk Wylde visited The Gibson Custom Shop on day 2. When he heard the Gibson Custom Direct Members were in town he wanted to meet us. Here are some photos of me and my son with Zakk Wylde.


Day 3 - The Gibson Pre-NAMM Party

     Gibson is a class act. Each year they have a kickoff party the night before Summer NAMM (Musical Merchandise Manufacturers trade show) starts. This year Leroy Parnell, Dickey Betts and Great Southern, and Peter Frampton all performed for Gibson partygoers in the back parking lot at The Gibson Custom shop. What a great show! What a great experience. A private concert! The concert started in the evening and went until about 11:00pm.





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