It's been a while since I've heard some good traditional Irish music so today at the shop we put on rediscovered gem: The Boys of the Lough. This album was recorded at Passim in Cambridge in 1974 and it sounds great!
The Boys still tour, and in fact they'll be playing South Carolina this spring. If they come up to Massachusetts I'd love to hear them live.
We didn't have any Irish Mist on hand to sip while listening, but I'll be sure to stock up come Friday for St. Patty's Day!
Since my last post I'm happy to report that the dressing room is done!
Dressing rooms can be tricky to set up because we needed it to be big enough to move around in and the curtain had to be tall enough for people of average height to get some privacy.
We secured the wall which is actually two doors that are braced perpendicularly to the wall, screwed in the fixtures to hold the curtain rod, and hammered in our sign. Don't you love Michelle's hand painted Dressing Room sign?
The pictures here show the panes in the doors, which we plan to cover with some graphics for privacy (no peeking as Bertrand says!).
Dressing Up a Paneled Wall
The other challenge we had was what to do with the paneled back wall? Our back wall is the first thing you see when you walk in and unfinished paneled wood was not the look we wanted.
Michelle and I went back to the store and got a bolt of bright pink fabric to hang over the paneling, to give the wall a soft textur…