How did you first hear about the Lotus organization?
Saw it in the newspaper.

What initially inspired you to volunteer for our organization?
My wife, Jill Bird.

What volunteer jobs have you performed?
I’ve been a gofer, helped with artist hospitality, food pick-up, bus wrangling at the Bazaar, and artist airport pick-up and return

Which volunteer experiences have you most enjoyed?  Why?
The artist liaison airport runs – they gave me the opportunity to have interesting conversations with artists.

How would you describe to a friend why they should attend or volunteer for the Lotus Festival?
It’s an opportunity to enjoy and expand your knowledge of different music and cultures.

What is your favorite Lotus moment?
Favorite bands include Balkan Beat Box, Keb Mo, and a multitude of Malian musicians.


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