Here's the results from Duidhrastir. If there are any problems with your time slot, or if anything changes in your availability, please IM Duid or I as soon as possible, or post it right here. :)
We're holding off on doing the posters with the actual times on them until this weekend, but then we'll be doing are best to advertise the event everywhere we can.
Here is the band schedule for Shirefest 2020!
Big thanks to Luventhariel for all of her hard work in pulling the strings behind the scenes!
A big thanks to everyone who signed up to play!
|The Midnight Owl Band
|The Midget Banshees
|The Midnight Elves
|The Gallic Frogs Band
|The Rakes of Kilkarill
|No Whole Bard
|Alt Rock Band
|Department of Harmony and Song
|Bards of Valinor
|The Andune Ensemble
|Purple Pipeweed Parlor Band
|Blue Mountains Band
|The Country Bluegrass Band
|mardi gras party
In the Applications, "Almiyan asked "why Sunday is only to 10pm?" Good question. Mostly, it's because we really are never sure exactly how many bands will apply due to all sorts of reasons. We figured in the number of bands previously, thought about how many new bands there would be, and added a little pandemic into the mix. I think I posted it somewhere else, but we thought 31 would be a good max, and hoped for 20 or so, and reached 28 total at closing.
We plan on starting as early as we can, because we know (and love!) that some bands hail from overseas, and probably really don't want to play in the middle of their night. And we also want to be sure to try to keep Bread & Jam and Elevenses going forward. And lastly, we want to avoid any dead air (gaps with no music).
This year, as it stand, still ends up being the largest Shirefest so far, something that we're all proud of, and slightly intimidated by. Next year, who knows? We could end up with 35 bands, or 12.
Either way, we will continue to do our best in our goal towards helping our community of musicians, giving them an opportunity to show off their talents, to bring together bands and music lovers, and to have the most fun that we can together!