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Old 06-12-08, 06:17 PM   #21
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Having learned to street perform with no amp, and having spent lots of time working around performers who haven't, I can say that my experience has made me a stronger act. Better isn't the word (and it's not the word I used), I have better material when I can use my amp, but my past of learning to project with no amp has helped me even when I am allowed to use the amp. I'm not going to say this is street performer gospel, but I do believe it has merit.
The strongest shows I've ever seen were done with no amp, to HUGE crowds. The best shows I've seen were neither one of those. I seriously consider stronger and better two different things. "Better" is more subjective than "stronger".

so, we haven't brought up the fact that some pitches are just too much work with no amp; they are too open to bounce sound off of and there is too much ambient noise.
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thats true. ambient noise is a total killer of the no amp rule. I guess we'll have to go festival hopping together and watch different acts to find out who the grand champion is. I'm not saying you need a blaring amp to win over a crowd. But there's just something more official feeling for me when I have an amp. Like the amp is my stage almost.

So back on topic... does anyone know if its better to work Aspen the first week in august or the last.


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Old 06-13-08, 09:08 AM   #23
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No amps allowed in Aspen.
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It really starts to sow down the first week of August in Aspen. The last week in August is very dead,the music festiful is over the 3rd week.The next good week is rugger fest , which is the 3rd week in September and is my favorite.
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Did you know filming begins on Busker Alley: The Movie this summer in Boulder?
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Zoobie, Can't afford the gas to come your way, so I was wondering How's it going, Haven't heard from you in a while. I really miss Colorado summers. Hope your new movie does good. Your friend...
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what is this busker alley movie business all about?
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Juggalicious, look up buskers central. com Zoobie is the man that started that some 15 20 years ago.
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P.S. He also does buskers ally.com . You might find the Information you are looking for there
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P.S. I must'ave drank too much beer and smoked a big fatty, there is a picture of me under balloons on buskers ally taken some time back in the early 80's for any one out there that would like to see it
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