[Dixielandjazz] RedGorilla Music Fest seeks bands - Austin TX

Dan Augustine ds.augustine at mail.utexas.edu
Thu Jan 18 15:25:50 PST 2007

     Here's another opinion from a friend of mine who's been in the 
local music business for 40 years, as a player (both local and 
touring with a nationally known singer), businessman, and 

>Subject: Re: RedGorilla Music Fest seeks bands - Austin TX
>Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 16:09:14 -0600
>My understanding is that "all genres" means "all genres of 
>guitar-based music" such as rock and roll, acid folk, possibly 
>country -- but definitely "commercial" or "counter-cultural" in 
>concept.  I don't think they'd know what to do with jazz, concert 
>band, or British-style brass band.  They might be willing to take 
>your money, but I seriously doubt that what they are expecting is 
>what you are offering.  You might check out some of the bands that 
>have played for them in the past at
>http://www.redgorillamusic.com/index2.html ...
>On Jan 18, 2007, at 12:14 PM, Dan Augustine wrote:
>>     Have you heard about this?  Is it any good?  Think they would 
>>accept jazz bands?  Concert bands? British-style brass-bands?  They 
>>say "all genres", but what are the odds they mean it?
>>     Hidden in the fine print is the detail that it'll cost you $25 
>>to apply to play, which your band will do for free.  Is it worth it?
>>     The website is at http://www.redgorillamusic.com/index2.html.
>>     Dan

**  Dan Augustine  --  Austin, Texas  --  ds.augustine at mail.utexas.edu
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