Grar. the email server was down for a good while yesterday, and when our email bounced, it sent people messages like "unknown user" etc. And of course we didn't get the mail, or any indication we missed it... *heavy sigh* If you were trying to email, it's up again - please resend, you probably didn't have the address wrong... if it's not working still, please reply here or call...?
Sidhehaven is pleased to be able to host one of our favorite Pagan/Earth Friendly alternative rock bands, Gaia Consort for an intimate show the evening of Saturday, August 30th. Doors open at 3pm, Potluck dinner at 6-6:30pm, show at 8pm(ish). Suggested donation to the band is $6-$15. This is one of your few chances this year to see Gaia Consort live and in concert! Their next show will be Saturday, October 4th at The Shorecrest Performing Arts Center.
Weather permitting, the show will take place on our new Stage-in-the-round down by the fire pit. You'll want to bring a camp chair or a blanket to sit on.. and there is plenty of room for happy dancing Pagans!
Sidhehaven is located about 30 minutes north and east of Olympia, 2 hours (in bad traffic) south of Seattle.
My direct email address is: phoenix @ sidhefire dot com for questions or if anyone needs directions! (Information about the rest of the activities we are hosting that weekend is on my LJ)
Hey folks; we haven't posted yet about how amazing FaerieWorlds festival was this year (http://www.faerieworlds.com/index2008.html)... we really had an amazing time, as we always do, and are planning to find even more magic we can bring to the stage next year...
unfortunately, we've just heard that one of our fellow musicians at the festival, the lovely Priscilla Hernandes (http://www.myspace.com/priscillahernandez) and her partner were attacked when they landed home in Barcelona, Spain - they are apparently physically ok, but the attackers stole their recordings, equipment, and the money they'd made at FaerieWorlds... what an awful blow... Chris and I are devastated at the idea of travelling so far, giving so much, and being violated so terribly as they stepped back into thier home turf.
how very cool and amazing to be in a band that inspires people... I think about this fairly often; it's amazing to hear from people that the music has touched them, that it's made a difference... it's so worth the work and the energy and the hard times... we got a box in the mail today, a 'fairy feast' of a gift, sent on the first of may, from several pagan groups (2 covens and a group of druids and a couple of wild beings, in their self description) - full of candy, frivolity, and really lovely little tokens to be shared with the band. I'm keeping a white and yellow crystal (quartz and something) and a lovely little knife shaped pendant of amber, silver and amethyst - and a bunny peep filled with bubble stuff :-D (I do love bubbles!!). I'll have to work them into my planned future fairy feast pictures... :-)
mmmm... I don't say it enough; I deeply appreciate the expressions of support and love that we so often get from our fans and friends and family... we are truly blessed. Thank you...
we here at Gaia Consort Central are experiencing some minor techinical difficulties... it looks like I'm not necessarily getting all of my email, and my email from the home address will not send.
I've spoken to several people about volunteering for the show tomorrow; if so, here's info you may not have gotten yet:
We'll hit the show hall on Saturday at about 5pm Call me on my cell phone if you need to get/give information before I see you at the hall either Friday or saturday - email me stinney at gaiaconsort dot com if you don't have the phone number, include your phone number, and I'll call you... I will try to call everyone sometime today with details - sorry for the craziness!!
Got my copy of Vitus Dance in the mail yesterday. Wow.
Still listening to, processing, and absorbing it all. I offer a round of applause to Chris, Sue and the rest of the band for a job well done. The music is incredible as always, and the artwork is amazing.
Only one minor quibble: my name was supposed to be listed as a sponsor along with my wife's. And that's the only flaw I can find, so I'm not going to complain too loudly.
Well, they're all mixed! Today we Mixed "Perils of Poly" remixed "Heather in the Mead" and did a transition peice that will start out "The Green" (folks will have to wait for the cd to hear that though) ( Collapse )