[Dixielandjazz] Mardi Gras Beads - Was PR for Mardi Gras gig this year

Steve barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Tue Dec 13 09:37:50 PST 2005

Bill Biffle at bbiffle at brgcc.com wrote: (about beads)

> We're always hopeful for the latter "showing", Steve!
> Speaking of beads, I've never been sure of how - exactly - they are
> employed.  When are they thrown?  No one has complained of being hit in the
> eye?

Ha, Ha, no, don't throw them. Go out into the audience and gently drape them
over the girl's necks while demanding, at the very least a kiss.

Or ask the girls to come up and hand them out from the band stand.

Sing them a song, etc., or otherwise get them involved in the bead spirit.



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