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Adios Hastings

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The paint was fresh, but the building was ramshackle and the previous home to a furniture store. One one side sat an Office Depot. One the other end a Subway.  In the middle a retail revelation known as Hastings.… Read the rest

{20 Questions} Name Association with Cleto Cordero of Flatland Cavalry

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With the madness of Greenfest, there wasn’t time for a full 20 Questions interview with Cleto Cordero of the fast rising band Flatland Cavalry.  However, we were able to get him to do everyone’s favorite part.  Name association, the first word or phrase that comes to his mind when he hears the following names.  … Read the rest

Greenfest 16 By the Bullets

-The river level and population was just about perfect.  Floated several times and the flow was ideal.

-Met many new, cool people this year.

-Reunited with some folks I hadn’t seen in too long.

-Billy’s Ice was a dang good time on Friday night.  … Read the rest

Why Greenfest is Different

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There are thousands of music festivals each year.  They all share many common elements.  Large crowds. Long lines. Multiple bands. Multiple stages. Various settings.  A few bands you know. A few bands you don’t. And so on.

Greenfest has a few of those things, but it is truly different.  … Read the rest

Greenfest Sunday: Kickstarting the Tip Jar at the Live Concertwindow

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In this day and age of modern music the Kickstarter method of raising funds to make records is very common.  That concept is becoming so murky that recently, as a bit, a man started a Kickstarter to fund a potato salad purchase to prove a point.  … Read the rest