MossyBacks in the News
Here are "reprints" of the fine articles written in different publications about the MossyBacks. Also see the References section.
Skagit Valley Herald reports "Dancers display bizarre but traditional style"
"They looked like hallucinogenic chimney sweeps, like images from a fever dream where Charles Dickens meets Dr. Seuss and they dance the hootchy-kootchy."
From the annual fall tour. This year we were joined by the Vancouver Morris Men and Tiddley Cove Morris both from Vancouver, B.C. Canada. The MossyBacks were dancing border morris.
The Morris Men: Dancing on the far side.
"Imagine Fred Astaire clad entirely in white, except for scores of red, yellow and green ribbons and some red high top tennis shoes, leaping off a curb with a New Guinea tribesman."
From a tour in the University District in Seattle. Great quotes from the team. This is a excellent and entertaining article, please read!!
The Seattle Times,
Fat Tuesday revelry simmers in anticlimax
"...who roamed the area, dancing like wood nymphs and waving napkins in the air to accordion music. ... Their leader, Bob Greco, said the dances were 'olde English.' He's from The Bronx, NY."
The MossyBacks dance at the Pioneer Square Fat Tuesday celebration the year after it was shut down due to riots.