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  • Festival Stats 2015

    October 24th, 2015
    contra, gigstats, music  [html]
    I just finished updating my list of dance weekends and bands for 2015. Which means I can now compile updated numbers on how many weekends and festivals people are playing:

    times booked band
    16 Great Bear Trio
    12 The Mean Lids
    10 The Stringrays
    8 The Free Raisins
    7 Wild Asparagus
    6 Buddy System
    6 Coffee Zombies
    6 Nor'Easter
    6 Turnip the Beet
    6 Perpetual e-Motion
    5 Elixir
    5 Maivish
    5 The Rhythm Raptors
    5 The Syncopaths
    4 Frost and Fire
    4 Hotpoint Stringband
    4 Pete's Posse
    4 Riptide
    3 Gallimaufry
    3 Groovemongers
    3 KGB
    3 Lift Ticket
    3 Morrison Brothers Band
    3 Notorious
    3 The Latter Day Lizards
    3 Toss the Possum
    3 Uncle Farmer
    2 Agnostic Fiddle Insurgency
    2 Andrew and Noah
    2 Bandage a Trois
    2 Contra Sutra
    2 Contraforce
    2 Contrarians
    2 Crowfoot
    2 Euphor
    2 Joyride
    2 Ladies at Play
    2 Nova
    2 Raise the Roof
    2 Sassafras Stomp
    2 Swallowtail
    2 The Clayfoot Strutters
    2 The Moving Violations
    2 The Ripples
    2 Tidal Wave

    For details, see the post from the first time I figured these stats.

    Weirdly, the fraction of weekends played by the busiest bands has stayed very similar: last year it was 16/12/9/8, this year it was 16/12/10/8.

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