For just over six years years now, I have been streaming the Open Mic almost every Thursday night from Burlap And Bean Coffee in Newtown Square, PA.
During that time, there have also been countless ticketed weekend shows that have been streamed to the public completely free of charge.
I plan to continue doing all of this just as it always has been done but as of this past June 18th I hit a setback. The computer I use for streaming decided it no longer wanted to work. It is an older model, it has served me, the performers, and the viewing audience well for years.
It is now time I have to get something new.
Along with the loss of the computer, I also need to purchase a newer model video camera. The previous two items worked well together but with the camera also being an older model it will not connect properly to a newer computer.
This is where my dilemma arises.
I have never asked anyone for anything during my time doing these shows and I hate to do so now. Currently I do not have the personal funds to acquire the new equipment needed so I am turning to you, family, friends, viewers, performers, and the public.
I will definitely be back streaming one way or another but I ask for your help in getting there as soon as possible.
Once the donation period has ended is when the type and quality of equipment that can be purchased will be determined.
Any donation made will be highly appreciated.
Thank You Very Much,
If you have never experienced any of the streaming from BurlapLive please visit this YouTube link to see examples from throughout the years: BurlapLive On YouTube
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