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Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

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Better than you might think. I ain't a fan of the genre, but Cheyenne Frontier Days delivers top country acts that are topping the Nashville scene & CMAs right now. (Plus some crap old rock bands, to make up the numbers.)

But crucially, we aren't selling fart gas to the taxpayers of San Francisco for $22 million, failing to honor agreements re: waterfront restoration & public spaces, then delivering acts like Steve Miller. Geezus, can't you even reach as far as Arcade Fire? Still yesterday, but a yesterday within the lifespan of a valuable sponsor demographic.

Ooh, they're playing "Jungle Love" -- where's my BIC lighter?
The key demographic here are wealthy middle-aged guys who grew up thinking the Doobie Bros and Steve Miller were cool. They don't want to hear Coldplay, Jay Z, or even Hootie and the Blowfish. These rich guys are the ones who pay to go the dockside parties, not the hipper, younger crowd.
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