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Music Camps at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival 2017

by AlanRowoth on August 2, 2017

Here are the results of our survey for 2017 Camp Name: The Big Orange Tarp Grid location: M18 Website: http://BigOrangeTarp.org Organisation: Big Orange Tarp/Grassy Hill Contact name: Alan Rowoth Contact email: BigOrangeTarp@gmail.com Established: 1992 Nights and times you play: Wed-Sunday nights when the festival stage is dark Music focus: Professional touring artists, especially Emerging Artist […]

The Big Orange Tarp at Falcon Ridge 2017

by AlanRowoth on August 1, 2017

After our well received return to Falcon Ridge last year, I am even more excited for 2017. I’m delighted to report that Grassy Hill is again the official sponsor of the Big Orange Tarp. I am so grateful for their support and the invaluable assistance of the entire BOT team including Sally Johnson, Jeff Miller, Sandie […]

Falcon Ridge 2017 Music Camps survey

by AlanRowoth on July 14, 2017

People keep asking me questions I don’t know the answer to about the music camps in the campground for this year’s Falcon Ridge Folk Festival. Rather than guess, I thought I had better crowdsource the answers. If you are doing a music camp at Falcon Ridge and want people to know about it, please fill […]

Getting the most out of Live.me and live streaming alternatives

by AlanRowoth on May 16, 2017

Rob Lytle – Audio Check Streaming Video seems to be the focus of all the social media services. In a world of short attention spans and a pathological fear of reading, Live video is the most effective way to engage and grow your audience. Although Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter all offer live streaming, you may […]

FAI2017 Rm 552 Big Orange Tarp showcase

by AlanRowoth on February 10, 2017

Folk Alliance 2017 – Kansas City, MO Alan Rowoth Presents the Big Orange Tarp In the Access Film Music Blue Room Room number 552 Thursday night 11:30pm Heather Mae, Low Lily, Sharon Goldman 12:00am Lisa Aschmann, Greg Greenway, Bill Nash 12:30am Darden Smith, Chick Morgan, The Mari Black Celtic Band Friday night 11:30pm Annika Bennett, Mel Parsons, Joe Jencks […]

Big Orange Tarp NERFA 2016 Twain Room

by AlanRowoth on November 10, 2016

Alan Rowoth & Sally Johnson Present: The Big Orange Tarp Sponsored by Grassy Hill Twain Room NERFA 2016 Showcase Lineup Friday night 11:45-12:30a Fox Run (Neale Eckstein w/Stephanie Corby, David Glaser, Ali Handel, Shannon Hawley, Dan Navarro, Eric Schwartz, and Bethel Steele) 12:30-1a Eric Schwartz, Cliff Eberhardt, Louise Mosrie 1a-1:30a Rachael Kilgour, Kate Copeland, Uncle […]

NERFA 2016 – Alan Rowoth & Sally Johnson Present: The Big Orange Tarp

by AlanRowoth on October 24, 2016

Alan Rowoth & Sally Johnson Present: The Big Orange Tarp Sponsored by Grassy Hill NERFA 2016 – Twain Room Friday Night 11:45-12:30a Fox Run (Neale Eckstein w/Stephanie Corby, David Glaser, Ali Handal, Shannon Hawley, Dan Navarro, Eric Schwartz, and Bethel Steele) 12:30-1a Eric Schwartz, Cliff Eberhardt, Louise Mosrie 1a-1:30a Rachael Kilgour, Kate Copeland, Uncle Bonsai […]

Videos – How and Why

by AlanRowoth on October 10, 2016

In his 1964 book, Understanding Media, Marshall McLuhan famously proclaimed “The Medium is the Message.” Fifty two years later, the digital age is In full swing. In 2016, social media is all about video. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo, and the 800 pound Gorilla YouTube all want your content. 20% of American adults read at a […]

Your Internet in 2016

by AlanRowoth on September 14, 2016

Your internet in 2016 This is a living document. Make use of the dozens of live links, leave me comments, and stop back now and then to check for updates. Create an Internet Identity and Master Social Media Technophobia? Get over it! Musicians have never been more empowered to control their careers. Building a following […]

The Big Orange Tarp at Falcon Ridge 2016

by AlanRowoth on August 1, 2016

Inspired by a life changing visit to the Kerrville Folk Festival, I became obsessed (Possessed?) that every music festival needed a vibrant campground music scene. So I did my very first campground song circle at Falcon Ridge. I think the year was 1994. I knew the weather could be changeable, so I brought two or […]