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GUEST,No Fixed Abode Earning a living in Folk (235* d) RE: Earning a living in Folk 26 Jun 08


Hi Tom,
             I take the point you so eloquently make......I guess what I meant was if you are trying to earn a living from just performing folk in folk clubs and festivals then you really are going to have an uphill struggle to earn a living. I guess that is why we have found other ways of adapting our version of folk so that we can survive financially and the advice we would give anyone is if you are able to, look beyond just folk clubs and festivals

We understand John's comment about ending up "hating it" but for us part of the fun is going into the lions den and seeing if you can survive. Sometimes we lose but the rewards of someone coming up to us at the end of the night who had no interest in folk music before and then coming up to us and asking questions about the songs and buying a cd……… well there is no better feeling.

I guess we like missionary work!!

So please think of us this weekend when we are taking folk music into Haven Holiday caravan parks (We kid you not!)

Once more into the breach……………………………….

Una and Tony


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