Ok, so there was a lot of talk here, and The TAG message list lit up for a while, but what's being done? Are we going to sit on our asses and let the fire dwindle...again?
I am not a scene leader, I am a new promoter (1 yr), and new to the scene still (close to 2 yrs). But I am with another crew now, and we are going to be having many parties next year, and hopefully even more the next year etc. Yeah, we're only throwing smaller parties at Clubs right now and maybe some warehouse stuff. But we are going to want to throw larger events, without getting picked on by the police. Our goals include having a large outdoor event next summer, and an event at Bronco Bowl by 2003.
I'm willing to go to meetings, do research, meet with cops & city officials etc. This is my entrepreneural enterprise. I have invested thousands of personal wealth in time & money towards this business, and frankly, some of the risks associated with not being considered "legit" by much of the Law Enforcement and Civil authorities is are scary. I have even lost money because of Law enforcement hassment too. I want this to change! And I am willing to fight for it. But I do not have the money or experience that many of you other Promoters do. I'm calling YOU to do this with me. I know y'all are for this, I have seen and talked with you about this at Metrotribe meetings and via e-mails.
I want action! Do I need to call the DPD and set up a meeting? Do I need to call the Dallas City Council and invite them? I can. I have all of their Names, #'s, & addresses. It would be kind of silly for just me to be there representing the Lightning Crue. If nobody else in the Dallas has the drive to get this started then, fuck it, I'll do it. Austin is going to make it, thanks to Coy and the other ppl in the ANC. Unless Dallas does the same, we won't.