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October 28, 2019

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Linda Petereson

Anyone notice the irony in the photo? The two people in the audience that are in the photo are busy on their phones... Burlingmae will never draw quality musicians nor consumers as the average Burlingamer doesn't appreciate music at the level it would take to have a small music scene.

Peter Garrison

It’s post-modern thing- this not listening to music.

We’ve been trained not to listen; constant music in elevators, sports events, hallways, shopping centers, even outside Burlingame restaurants blasted outside to the sidewalk area.

At the symphony or opera, people chat, check their phones, clap at the wrong times, wander around...

Key for me to this revelation is at mass, when our world-class organist is playing a prelude and people chat until.... until the music ends and then they get quiet thinking something important is going to happen! The important just happened; and they missed the chance to be still and center themselves. Our busy, noisy culture has trained them to distrust music as a joy and treat music as so much background noise.

Joanne

The phone droids are at it again. Geez people get off your phones and enjoy life while you still can!!

Or maybe you can't?

Joe

I'm not sure what is going on in town, but I like it. I just saw an ad in the Daily Journal for music tonight at Steelhead Brewing. A great local duo is playing at Il Piccolo as well and the Vinyl Room has been a Friday venue stalwart. Kudos to Steelhead for actually advertising their entertainment--that is the next phase of turning Boringame back into Burlingame!

hollyroller@gmail

I am really happy for Steel Head.
However, that place gets so loud nobody will ever know there is a Music Event going on.

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