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Thread #92270   Message #1936181
Posted By: Susan of DT
14-Jan-07 - 10:52 AM
Thread Name: Venues for Folk Performers Permathread
Subject: RE: Venues for Folk Performers Permathread
There are two permathreads I started last year - this one and the who is touring where/when. They can only be useful if people use them, so it is a circle. If performers don't post their future tour info, then people won't go there to find out who's touring, so people won't post if they are touring. Likewise the venues. My idea was that venues would look at the who's touring to plan bookings and the performers would look at the venues thread to fill in dates on their tours. The suggested time for performer posting is 4 to 12 months in advance. So far it has not caught on. It seems to me that mudcat would be ideal for this info exchange to get performers more bookings and venues know that someone is touring in thier area in time to schedule them. Everyone would win.

I also maintain the song circle permathread which certainly has more info. I don't know if people are using that one or not, since most use of the thread would not involve posting to it.

I'll refresh the other two, so people will be reminded that they exist.