Mudcat Café message #2899312 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #129165   Message #2899312
Posted By: Don Firth
03-May-10 - 04:16 PM
Thread Name: NW Folklife threatens street performers (Seattle)
Subject: RE: NW Folklife threatens street performers
Thanks, Art! The name rings a small bell somewhere, but would I recognize you if we met?

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For those who don't know what Taiko drumming is,   CLICKY.

This is amazing stuff, and I love to watch and hear it. It really stirs the blood when you hear these guys go at it!

But when you're on a stage maybe three-quarters of a block away, trying to sing your allotted half-hour's worth of songs and ballads to the accompaniment of an acoustic guitar while these folks are giving it their all, well. . . .

Someone doing the scheduling just ain't thinkin'.

Don Firth