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Town Hall Brawl – – 17 June 2022

Town Hall Brawl  –  Crown Hill Village Summer Street Festival, Seattle  –  17 June 2022 The rain was not oppressive and there was a covered area to work from, out of the drizzle, which eventually let up.  The show must … Continue reading

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Busking Seattle – 12 June 2022

Busking Seattle – Ballard Farmers Marker  –  12 June 2022 Considering my hearing disability, I always hope that I can correctly get the performer’s name spelled correctly.  I usually show my version to them to assure that I’ve gotten it … Continue reading

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Busking Seattle – 29 May 2022

Busking Seattle – Ballard farmers Market   –  29 May 2022 Wakkuri had not only a CF Martin guitar, he had a CF Martin hat; I asked him where his CF Martin jacket was.  His set had overlap with stuff … Continue reading

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Busking Seattle – 8 May 2022

Busking Seattle – Ballard Farmers Market  –  8 May 2022 A busy day!  Chatting with Dunworley after I finished his sketch, I learned that he specializes in songs about Irish/Americans participating in the US Civil War.  Talk about a  niche! … Continue reading

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Busking Seattle – 10 April 2022

Busking Seattle –  Ballard Farmers Market  –  10 April 2022 Corky Dragland is a stalwart!!

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Norwegian Heritage Day – March 26, 2022

Norwegian Heritage Day – March 26, 2022  –  Leif Erikson Hall, Seattle Returned to event-sketching and posting with a healthy overdose – four acts, four hours on my feet!  At least I got to scarf some Pølse with lefse (Norwegian … Continue reading

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Busking Seattle – Ballard Farmers Market

Busking Seattle – Ballard Farmers Market In olden days, each day of busking would get its own page.  In the sleek “I’m too busy!” 2020’s, why bother.  Yes it will make the annotations, etc. more convoluted.  Too bad. My routine … Continue reading

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Busking NYC – February 2020

Busking NYC – February 2020

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Stefon Harris – January 27, 2020

Stefon Harris – January 27, 2020  –  Schomburg Center   Harris is a holistic person, so why wouldn’t his instrument be the vibes, a term with meaning in multiple contexts!   So the music was the attraction accounting for my … Continue reading

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Rachel Kara Perez – 15 December 2019

Rachel Kara Perez  –  Woolworth Chapel, Woodlawn Cemetery  – 15 December 2019 Perez offered a program of holiday tunes, backed by a string quartet.  Some were gleaned from her Hispanic background, and were unfamiliar; others were chestnuts (not roasting!); all … Continue reading

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