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Are you sucking the life out of musicians?

Summer tour season is here! Many of us have bought tickets to our favorite festivals, and are excited to see our favorite bands and discover new ones. But I am reminded of something as I think of the exciting Summer festival culture. Festivals are designed for music listeners to consume music by the truck load. Multiple stages are timed to allow crowds to come and go in waves with the start of another band’s set. We go from stage to stage until our ears bleed, our feet hurt, or we collapse because we forgot to drink enough water. We carefully outline what bands we can see based on stages and set times, and do our best to not miss our favorites. There’s an art to it that I’m personally not good at. I try. Most of us can get so focused on ‘consuming’ all the music that we can, that we miss incredible opportunities to (more…)

One Size Fits All?

In the entry way of a Host Home.

Sanctus Real Bus Fire

Sanctus Real Bus Fire

Thanking the Lord that everyone was okay – http://www.examiner.com/article/christian-rock-band-sanctus-real-bus-fire
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Group Pic

The Callaway Home

The Neighbors Don’t Care

RYFO Volunteer Night

RYFO Fan Care Pack, Instagram-d

Say Cheese!

Future of Forestry’s first RYFO Host Home stay.

Illinois’ Hill Family Takes A Farewell Photo

Abandon Kansas – Wavorly – Hyland

The Vaught’s Have Floor Space!

This isn’t even all of them. They were in the kitchen, laundry room, and anywhere they could squeeze.