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Re: Y2K5 International Live Looping Festival

Hey Rick-

I can't remember the status of our emails regarding Y2K5.  I've got a 
wedding to attend on the 8th.  Can you fit lumper/splitter in on the 9th??


----- Original Message -----
From: "loop.pool" <looppool@cruzio.com>
To: "LOOPERS DELIGHT (posting)" <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Subject: Y2K5 International Live Looping Festival
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 15:22:40 -0700

> The Y2K5 International Live Looping Festival will be held in
> Santa Cruz on October 8th and 9th (Saturday and Sunday).
> We'll be celebrating five years of producing live looping festivals 
> this year!!!!
> The person who I secured a venue from has stopped working for the 
> organization where we had it planned so I am scrambling now to find 
> an alternate location (or renegotiate playing at the original 
> venue).
> Also, being in Zurich for the big festival has put me behind in the 
> production of this festival.
> That added to the fact that several featured performers are still 
> unsure if they can come or not
> means that I cannot officially reveal any of the details of the 
> festival (they aren't decided yet).
> There is also a strong possibility that we may have one or even two 
> dates for the festival in San Francisco.  Again, this is being 
> negotiated as we speak.
> A large number of people have already contacted me about playing 
> the festival so there may still be
> spots open in the performance.
> I will give first consideration to people 1) from out of California
> and 2) who have not played the festival before
> so if you are interested in playing and I don't already know your music
> Send me a CD as soon as possible, for consideration to
> 412 Darwin Street
> Santa Cruz, California
> 95062-2629
> I will accept people on a first come, first served basis.
> Please make it representative of what you do in a live looping slot.
> Do to the large volume of applicants so far, I will not consider 
> anyone but musicians who
> use live looping as a primary tool in their performances.
> This means that performances that rely on pre recorded loops 
> primarily will not be accepted.
> It is okay if people augment their primarily live looping set with 
> drum machines or sequences but the spirit of this festival is LIVE 
> There really, unfortunately,  isn't room for groups at this 
> festival (unless they can meet the
> 20 minute silent setup, 30 minute set and 10 minute maximum 
> offstage time criteria).
> I look forward to hearing from you.  Wish me luck in finding a suitable 
> yours,
> Rick Walker
> Y2K5 International Live Looping Festival


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