> I suppose everyone is off enjoying festivals, life, etc. (Should I
> have had anything this last week?)
At the rate things have been popping up, the answer is probably "yes",
but only if you *really* like travelling.. :)
> A few random questions-
> Does anyone know if Alan Feldman's photographs in _The Northern
> Fiddler_ can be purchased? A big print of John Doherty would look
> nice over the piano...
Please post an answer to this one... I am interested myself. Not
(fiddle) that I am (fiddle) biased, or (fiddle) anything... :)
> Are there exciting jobs available for anyone who plays Irish
> music/has some tourist skills?
If the answer to this one is "yes" I am quite interested in hearing
about it. For some reason, I am a little skeptic, though.
> Does anyone know why some people are vehemently against a
> rec.music.celtic? Is it a nationalism thing?
I think it's primarily because they don't want to deal with lots and
lots of extraneous newsgroups that cover similar topics. Also (If I
understand right) the lines dividing "celtic" music from other types
are not as clear cut as people would like (ie: groups like Steeleye
Span being called 'celtic'). Personally, I think that it isn't such a
> Anyone coming up for Milwaukee Irish fest interested in getting
> together with the local Milwaukee session gang for some "cross-
> fertilization" (musical, of course)?
Sure thing. Here's a question for you... Does anybody have the latest
schedule for this festival? Even more importantly, does anybody have
recommendations on where the best sessions will be? Just curious...