Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
wilco real life in new acoustic music store (21) RE: real life in new acoustic music store 03 Aug 05


The "secret" is to have few ground rules, and make sure that you live by the rules.
    1. Select and limit the type of music and limit the kind of instruments. In our case, it's all acoutic (no electric), and pre-1952 Grand Ol' Opry Music.
    2, Take turns all the way around the room.
    3. Remind the "break hogs" that other people want the breaks too.
    4. Start and stop at a set time: we run three hours.
    5. If someone wants to focus on a particualr style of music in your genre (like driving bluegrass), and they aren't happy with old country music or fiddle tunes, announce their interest and tell eberyone which room they'll be in.
    6. pass the hat to pay utilities.
    7. If someone won't keep the rules, tell him/her to leave.

Steve Daugherty


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.