The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #158212 Message #3743028
Posted By: Big Al Whittle
11-Oct-15 - 08:47 AM
Thread Name: Need input on youth in folk music
Subject: RE: Need input on youth in folk music
'Most of my playing these days is actually paid - wedding and parties with the ceilidh band, and pub gigs with some mates'
strangely enough, i suppose its the same with me. i like doing old peoples homes!
still its a bit of a fucker. you see what i mean. the aspects of our work that would inspire, because its what we're really good at. no one will get to hear it, because the traddies won the civil war - to arrive at what.
a situation where people like ourselves, who know quite a lot about traditional music, approach an evening at a folk club with trepidation.