The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #152354 Message #3563491
Posted By: Les in Chorlton
02-Oct-13 - 03:56 AM
Thread Name: Traditional Music: Where are we going wrong?
Subject: RE: Traditional Music: Where are we going wrong?
"But there definitely IS an image - overweight, bearded, silly hair, silly hat, waistcoat, tankard hanging from the belt - (and some of the men are just as bad). Mainstream people just think "bunch of twats".
As for Morris dancing..................."
We went to Scarborough last weekend. Lovely weather. Massed ranks of the English at leisure. Strange collection of uniforms: Bikers, Goths, pensioners(?) all sorts - Folkies? Many of the crowd at Festivals do fit some of the above steriotype. Does it matter?