Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Thank You

The Six Points Music Festival 2005 wrapped up a few hours ago and I want to send a big thank you out to everyone who made it possible.

Thank you to all the members of the Steering Committee (Jeff Campagna, Laura Cerulli, Aaron Cunningham, Melissa DePaulis, Lianna Hamm, Cynthia Lin, Lauree McArdle, Victoria Patchen and Josh Stack);

To everyone on the Performer Selection Committee (Committee Chair Melissa DePaulis, Tom Carrico of Studio One Artists, Jenni Chase of Z104, Mary Cliff of WETA, Heather Huff of Earvolution.com, Adrian Munoz of DCSpore.com and Maria Villafana of washingtonpost.com/mp3);

To all the artists who participated in the festival: Paul Iwancio, Radio Caroline, No Second Troy, T.G.O. (The Gifted One), Koko Boom, N~Theory, The Groaning, The Want, Jezebel's Cure, Michael Jantz, Daniel Lee, Nefrit El-Or Band, A Month of Sundays, John Evans Band, Greenland, Saints of Silence, Josh Stack, Lianna, Lejeune, Steve Orders (Trystic), Cerulean Groove, Jasmine Blue, Marshall Artz, Rude Dog's Rhythm Revue, Nimat, Alec Gross & the Districts, Inertia, Marwood, Little Pink, Brother Shamus, Billy Coulter, Spiraling, Confidence Man, Chrysalis, Laura Tsaggaris, Zoe Mulford, Cletus Kennelly & Lori Kelley, Dave Kline Band, 2nd Story Band, First Rays, Sam'O & JFC;

To all the venues who participated: Whitlow's on Wilson, Staccato, Dr. Dremo's Taphouse, Ragtime, Royal Lee, Rock Bottom Arlington, The Front Page Arlington, Madam's Organ, Clarendon Grill, IOTA Club and Cafe, Velvet Lounge, murky coffee Arlington, Austin Grill Silver Spring;

To our co-sponsor, the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA);

To the Future of Music Coalition (FMC) for their support;

To all the newspapers, radio stations, and blogs who supported us;

And to everyone who came out to the shows.

I appreciate all that you did.

Mike Holden