Sunday, August 8, 2010

La Loge Rouge

Here we have something electric bass balalaika to be specific. Wielded by one of The Red Elvises last night in the music tent of The Festival Of Nations here in Red Lodge, Montana. This multicultural jollification promotes tolerance and celebrates diversity: an amazing goal for a town of 2,500. The old mining town, perched on the north gate of Yellowstone National Park still retains scandinavians, germans, irish, and scots. Each group has a dance troop, food booths etc. The german contingency has an amazing brewer, and his beer was super fresh as tasty beyond measure. It was an honor to represent the Scots and Irish here this year. I will remember this weekend very fondly for years to come. The festival was really fun and all enjoyed the piping music. Some the local boys had their own...

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