Ahh, Troika

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Mon Mar 24 22:27:08 EDT 2008


Yep, that's right.


On Mar 24, 7:00=A0pm, rrgibb... at yahoo.com (Reese Gibbs) wrote:
> Do I know Hepler or do I know Hepler??
>
> Reese Gibbs <rrgibb... at yahoo.com> wrote: I think people airing their griev=
ances is good and can be healthy for the community but I also think it's imp=
ortant to avoid rumor and speculation. =A0How could anyone know a band was t=
urned away for personal reasons? =A0When people go from what was experienced=
 to what may have happened it begins to feel like a character assassination.=
 =A0In the words of James Hepler: let's stick with what's legitimate. =A0Is =
that what James said? =A0If it isn't I would think he would say something li=
ke that. =A0Big ups, Hep.
>
> Reese Gibbs McHenry
>
> hannah gush =A0wrote: I think Joel hit it right on the head: Troika *is* a=
 beautiful thing and no
>
> one thinks organizing these things is easy. =A0I am the girlfriend of a Du=
rham
> musician and a HUGE local music fan. =A0To some it may seem I have no righ=
t to
> say anything but right up until last weekend people are still talking abou=
t
> how disappointed they were with Troika. =A0I thought if people were still =
this
> upset maybe there were some questions they wanted to ask the organizers, w=
ho
> I know post here on occasion.
>
> I know the issues I saw last year were mostly based around disorganization=

> (three different times the various venues didn't know there was a show
> there, bands didn't know where and when they were playing). =A0Some of thi=
s
> may be an issue with the band/venue but the multitude of those problems sa=
ys
> to me it was disorganization.
>
> The other issue is when we pay to get a ticket and then have to pay again
> for the main shows - there are big enough bands to headline the main show
> right here in Durham. One of the biggest bands here in Durham was turned
> away because one of the organizers doesn't like them personally. =A0If the=
y
> would have headlined the main show there may have been enough money to pay=

> them and the show could have avoided cancellation.
>
> Why are there out of town bands asked to play the Durham Music Festival? =
=A0Is
> this to boost attendance?
>
> Why were the Durham musicians that volunteered in the past blocked from
> volunteering again?
>
> Hannah
>
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 2:21 PM, Joel Peck =A0wrote:
>
> > But I'm sure there's an example that proves me wrong... > Troika is a
> > beautiful thing, it brings us together as music lovers and local support=
ees.
> > It puts a lot of area bands together on really big ecclectic bills.> But=

> > last year, it seemed like 3-4 band line ups featuring an unknown out of =
town
> > act or 2 were more common. Hence, the thin crowds and disappointed
> > attendees.
>
> > > Watch "Cause Effect," a show about real people making a real differenc=
e.
> > Learn more.>http://im.live.com/Messenger/IM/MTV/?source=3Dtext_watchcaus=
e>
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