[Ansteorra] why bardic at feast?

Owen ap Aeddan owenapaeddan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 06:27:49 PDT 2011

Pure Awesome that is what is missing when there are no musicians during


On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 6:43 AM, Hugh & Belinda Niewoehner <
burgborrendohl at valornet.com> wrote:

> On 3/24/2011 7:16 PM, Bree Flowers wrote:
>> Third option is the "background music" option which is best
>> accomplished with only instrumental performers. Harps, lutes,
>> harpsichords and the like lend themselves well to this format. The
>> only issue here is that the performer must put their ego aside and
>> acknowledge that they are background and "flavor" not the main
>> attraction.
> My harp teacher calls that a "potted palm gig".   She says you're hired to
> sit and play during some upscale event and you inevitably get placed near
> one or two potted palms.
> We have a wonderful group of musicians up here in the North who play many
> of our feasts.  I always feel there is something missing when they aren't
> present.
> Ismet
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