> Allan said:
> We have a weekly sessiun in , perhaps, the only non-smoking pub in the world.
> When the sessiuns started , about two years ago bodrhans out numbered the
> fiddlers , which for the Ottawa Valley is saying something. The four, five
> and sometimes six drummers would pound out the beat for jigs, reals, hornpipes
> polkas, waltzes. I played a slow air once and they even tried to drum to that
> Well, we met with these enthusiasts and tried to explain to them that the
> bodrhan is not a solo instrument , that there were tunes that called for a bea
> others that didn't and suggested that only one play at a time. We haven't seen
> + them
> them since.
.. and now they're off to weekly Bodhran Thumpers Anonymous meetings