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Rain

it seems to happen at least once each year; a heavy rainfall.  This year it looked like we had managed only a moderate rain last Sunday. But today it came in buckets.  On the main stage, we prepped for the … Continue reading

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Crew awesomeness, part deux

Tales from the Laurier stage.Sunday proved to be a very busy and hectic day. The rain was a minor annoyance. It all started when I arrived at 10 am to open the stage to load in the first band. Someone … Continue reading

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The Show Must Go On…or can it?

Tales from the Laurier stage. A number of the JazzFest stage crew also volunteer as crew in the there’s around town. When, invariably, things go wrong, the axiom “ahh that’s live theatre for you”.  Something like that was uttered last … Continue reading

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The Smaller Stage

Tales from the Laurier stage.  Being on the main stage is pretty cool. You get to set up the big acts, and potentially meet big name performers.  The small stage, in this case the Laurier stage, you can as well, … Continue reading

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How Awesome is the Stage Crew?

Tales from the Laurier stage Tonight showed the resilience and awesomeness of the JazzFest stage crew. I had closed down the Laurier stage from the lunch show and was settling down to lunch. In two hours, I’d be back there … Continue reading

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Not-so-Late Night Jazz at Laurier

The Laurier late night jazz last night wasn’t so late, with the second act of the evening being cancelled due to….um…”border issues”. Sill the first show of the night, Ranee Lee and her band, put on a terrific show of … Continue reading

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Countdown to Showtime

Hello fellow stage crew. I’ll be adding things regarding the Laurier stage, both lunch and late night, for the most part. However, today I was visiting the site to see the beginnings of the raising of the main stage canopy … Continue reading

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