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



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Ely Non-monetary tips given to buskers (80* d) RE: BS: Non-monetary tips given to buskers 10 Jun 03


1) Apples, onions, zucchini, and a loaf of bread--from vendors and customers when we were playing at an outdoors farmers' market in Decorah, Iowa

2) One slightly used Dum-Dum lollipop--from a small child at said farmers' market

3) Extra musicians--I and two friends of mine were playing at a street fair in Missouri (on banjo, mandolin, and guitar) and suddenly every grandfather in town who owned a guitar wanted to play with us. I guess they were just glad to see twentysomethings playing old-time music, but soon we had a banjo, a mandolin, and five guitars, including one extremely loud twelve-string Martin. None of us were playing the same tune/rhythm/tempo (because we couldn't hear each other above the Martin) and I've never heard such a racket before, but at least all the Grandpas had a good time.


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.