We had a surprisingly large turnout of both listeners and performers. A big surprise visit was from Julio from Columbia, who is here for the summer and played guitar, ukulele and a beat box. It was a special treat to see and hear his performance. We were a bit anxious since 3 of our mainstays for the production were away for the evening. Thanks to Carol for filling in to run the coffee shop and Gord to set up and run the sound system. The rest of us were busier than usual too. That will be our last Open stage night until we start up again on Friday, September 20th. Our performers on June 21, 2019 were 1. Lawrence Cresswell 2. Bob Cutler & Sue Cutler – The Pluckin’ Cutlers 3. Julio Victor Zapata (Medellin, Columbia) – NEW 4. Barb Scott 5. David Maranta 6. Gord, Lynne & Don 7. Jakki Annerino 8. Matthias Schonlau 9. Richard Reinhardt 10. Carol McMullen 11. Gordon Castle 12. Arthur Wayne Cheater 13. Cam and Pat 14. Ron Hammar
On Friday May 17, 2019 Our Open Stage “For the Second Homeless” had a smaller turnout of 12 performers but most played 3 songs each. We also tried out a new wireless mixer technology which Thanks to Dan Hergott worked really well and reduced the size and weight of our transportation of equipment. Ian Reid was back following a long absence from the Black Walnut. He asked does anybody know why it is called “Black Walnut?” Does anybody know? On May 17th the Open stage Performers were: 1. Patrick LeBlanc 2. Ian Reid 3. Ron Hammar 4. Jakki Annerino 5. David Maranta 6. Lawrence Cresswell 7. Pop Robinson (Paul) – NEW 8. Wayne Cheater 9. Matthias Schonlau 10. Human 11. Jack Cole 12. Isaac – NEW
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