The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #152354 Message #3563206
Posted By: Banjo-Flower
01-Oct-13 - 09:19 AM
Thread Name: Traditional Music: Where are we going wrong?
Subject: RE: Traditional Music: Where are we going wrong?
"Why is observing the same standards in a folk concert as in a musical, opera, ballet, theatre etc such a problem?
If I have paid to listen to an act, be it Martin Carthy or the ENO then that's what I want to hear not Gerry "Banjo Flower" blathering over the top of the performance.
Where did I mention Folk Concerts or paid performers?
My initial post was a response to Rob Naylors experience with the young couple who came across the music by chance not by going to a concert or paid performer event