Monday, December 31, 2007

Buffalo Beasts....

Earlier this month we performed for the Buffalo Chamber Music Society in the beautiful Kleinhans Music Hall. While in town, we stopped by WNED radio for an interview. We were greeted at the door by these imposing animals:

Happy New Years to all of our blog-readers!

Friday, December 14, 2007

Hospitality Riders

Have you heard about the website, The Smoking Gun? Well, the folks at this website have compiled a list of performing celebrities (e.g. Christina Aguilera and the Dixie Chicks) and their hospitality riders from their contracts. It is quite fascinating what the demands are of all your favourite bands and singers! Many are quite specific and extensive. Ours, on the other hand, only includes items such as bottled water and soda. Because of our lack of specifics, presenters often interpret hospitality items in different ways, luckily for us! Here are some wonderful spreads:

A very warm welcome indeed from the people at the Lied Center in Lawrence, KS!

Below is a spread from Beaufort, SC. I believe this is the first we have encountered so many different kinds of cheeses, all well-labelled!

Yum yum! Many varieties of bite-sized food are great for us nibblers backstage. It is very difficult to manage large, cumbersome food objects when we have our dresses and makeup on!
Posted by Picasa