Friday, September 16, 2005


This is what happens when you mix music and state government.

The state Music Commission just sent out a press release about the New Mexico music showcase tomorrow at the State Fair.

Who: 24 local musicians/singers
What: Compete to see who is the best at the State Fair Talent Showcase
When: Saturday, September 17th, 12:00 p.m. until 10:15 p.m.
Where: State Fair's Ford Pavilion (located between the food court and beer gardens)

The lineup for the showcase is:

Country/Folk/Americana -- 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Blues/R&B/Gospel -- 2:45 - 4:45 p.m.
Ethnic/Traditional -- 5:30- 7:30 p.m.
Rock/Alternative -- 8:15 - 10:15 p.m.

Special Guests:
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson
Albuquerque Mayor Martin Chavez: 1:00 p.m.
So there's no names of any of the bands or singers playing. The only ones named are the politicans.

What's this tell you?

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