Socially Conscious Music

Well, it’s finally official – After a month of wild speculation and rampant rumors on internet message boards and forums, Phish has finally announced the details of their next festival. The newest outdoor, 3-day music Phish music fest, Festival 8, will indeed take place in Indio, California at the Empire Polo Club that hosts the annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival. The first out of all eight Phish festivals on the West Coast, this is sure to be another unique and memorable moment in both the history of Phish and the history of jamband music.

What do little princesses like to do? They like cantonese songs to play party games! They like to make princess craft projects! And we have some fun ideas to share with you so you can prepare for the games and crafts you need to WOW your guests.

Musical notes are named by letters. The notes start out at A and end at G. The lines of the stave are identified as just after the exact same notes. The center line (The a single not penned on the paper) as you know is the observe identified as C, the area previously mentioned the line is D, the line above is E, the area previously mentioned that line is F, the line previously mentioned is G and the area above that is A and so on up the lines.

This category has developed into somewhat of a music cult, and it stretches all over the United Sates. (Note, this last month there was a huge three day Texas music festival in Colorado). It’s popularity started off with the likes of Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker, and Gary P. Nunn. What really sent it off in recent years was the popularity of Robert Earl Keen, Cory Morrow, Pat Green, and Jack Ingram. It plays extremely well in frat houses across the Lone Star State. While the guys mentioned earlier have taken off in a different direction, new artists like Max Stalling, Mark David Manders, and Ed Burleson have started to take their place. If you ever watch this development, it’s easy to see that the Texas music industry is growing so fast that it will probably soon be just as big as Nashville’s.

I am also aware of a certain personality type that seems to get a thrill out of “Setting Up” the business, dreaming about how a successful business will be, and then never getting down to business. These people choose a name for their business, Register their D.B.A. (Doing Business As – name), design a logo, buy business cards, research the different types of business entities (LLC, S-Corp, Nevada Corporations, etc.), research accounting systems, consult with attorneys about trusts, yadda, yadda, yadda… and never get to the “Doing Business” part. Don’t go that route. It can be expensive and energy sapping as well.

Fans of the Flaming Lips don’t have to tune into Yo Gabba Gabba to see Wayne Coyne & Co., though, as the band has a major New Year’s Eve gig lined up. Fans with the Flaming Lips tickets can ring in 2011 by watching the Lips perform their 1999 classic album The Soft Bulletin in its entirety. The show will take place in the Flaming Lips’ native Oklahoma City at the Cox Convention Center. Rumor has it that the Flaming Lips will release one song per month until they have enough cantopop 80s 90s to release an entire album, but fans will have to settle for the cult classic on Dec. 31, 2010.

Color a picture. I know, I know, you’ve probably heard of this one, but grandparents love it! There are some great sites out there for the best coloring pages on the planet. Try Coloring Book Pages or the Crayola website.

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