The Troupe
This drummer's journey with other drummers.

Archive for September 2009

Rehearsal: September 26, 2009

September 28, 2009

What a great rehearsal tonight! In keeping with how often we perform outdoors, someone had the genius idea of taking a few rehearsals out to the local parks in our area, and using that space to give the dancers more practice time on the uneven ground, and the drummers more practice time in the big […]

Rehearsal: September 23, 2009

September 24, 2009

With all the gigs we have done, and more coming up, we rehearsed last night with the dancers again.   This has been great for the cohesion of the group, and we are getting a lot of good work in. We still only had four drummers, as N had a visit from his dad from out […]

A Good Bad Example

September 22, 2009

One of the traditions of Renaissance Faires, SCA Wars, Rendezvous, and so on is the night time parties in between days.   During the day you are performing for the paying customers, or fighting in the battles, or taking classes, or engaging in contests of skill, and like that, but you are not letting your hair […]

Gig: September 19 & 20, 2009

September 21, 2009

The Troupe did a weekend gig at a Pirate Faire near Lake Casitas, here in California.  About a two hour drive for us, and we were able to make good time and arrive just before dusk. We brought a full load this time, with almost our full compliment of performers. The Troupe: N, one of […]

Rehearsal: September 16, 2009

September 17, 2009

We drummed for the dancers for the second week in a row, in preparation for the gigs coming up this weekend. The rehearsal went very well, and we got in a solid 90 minutes of drumming. Sadly, C wasn’t there (and won’t make the weekend’s gigs with job commitments) but D has his new dohola, […]