Our responsibility as performers

Yesterday I had a great hang with Thollem McDonas, who is in town to perform on the Open Ears Music Series tonight. The conversation turned to audience development at one point, and we were discussing ways to connect audiences and music that might not know they like each other yet. This led to thoughts about our responsibilities as performers, mainly the idea that we have the responsibility to always give honest and convicted performances. We can’t decry a lack of audience for our music, if we aren’t giving those audiences the real deal every time.

I am sure this isn’t anything we don’t already know, but it was on my mind…

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