Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafemuddy



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Jon Dudley Need input on youth in folk music (60* d) RE: Need input on youth in folk music 09 Oct 15


You can say that again! With one exception in the past year (not that we do many gigs) I can't think of any club where the audience had more than a token of younger people attending.

What I recall from nearly 50 years ago is that our local folk club was the place to go for the more radical 6th formers!... mind you the organisers were only a few years older than us, and not our parents or grandparents age. I too believe that the festival - dance venues are where the young get their dose of folk music these days if at all - I use the word 'dose' advisedly too, after all it does them good!


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.