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Re: Central Coast Loop Festival

Dear Hans,  I'm interested in performing at your event in San Luis Obispo.
I'm also considering staging a similar event up here in Santa Cruz. My
brother Rick has done it at the Rio Theater as a free event  and I'm hoping
to do either a similar event, i.e. a free concert; or, try to lure a
bonified headliner and charge money. I personally don't have the financial
resources to cover the second option right now, which would involve
insurance and rental costs, etc., so the first option of a free show, with
the ability to Merchandise, and maybe the possiblilty of a "name player"
who could cover there own expenses to get here, seems the best way. Success
in these events to me would be to have a rapt audience exposed to this
amazing new (relatively speaking) form of music improvisation/composition.
Let me know if I can help.
Bill Walker

>> Hello all-
>> I think I've found a good spot for the first Central Coast Loop
>> Festival.  It's a dance studio in San Luis Obispo, CA (approximately
>> four hours from San Francisco and three from Los Angeles on the 101).
>> It's basically a warehouse type of space, but I can get it cheap (I'd
>> like for this to be a free event) and it should be large enough for our
>> purpose.  The studio is available after 4pm on Saturdays, so I'm
>> considering a one-evening type of event.  I'm hoping that this can be a
>> central meeting place for loopers from California and beyond.
>> February/March  is the time frame I'm shooting for - let's call it March
>> 2nd.  I'll provide the PA, unless anyone has Special Needs.
>> Anyone interested in participating, please send me an e-mail.  This will
>> not commit you to anything, but it will give ma an idea of how many
>> people are likely to be involved.  I'll also welcome any comments and
>> suggestions, and answer any questions to the best of my ability.
>> Keep on Looping,
>> Hans Lindauer
>> hans@ernieball.com