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Live From the Mermaid's Tavern Participant FAQ

If this is your first time at a Mermaid's Tavern online session, especially if you're joining close to the start time, please take a moment to review these Frequently Asked Questions before you reach out by email, message, or text.  When is the next online event Live From the Mermaid's Tavern? Are these events on Zoom or on Facebook? We use Zoom for session/open mic singers and stream the Zoom feed to Facebook Live for listeners. This lets people multitask while enjoying a live session from home, and helps the session Compere stay focused on participants in the Zoom chat. A House Manager/Scribe follows listener chat in Facebook and works with folks needing help to join Zoom. We've found that it's really helpful when this is a separate role from the Compere/Stage Manager. "I think this lets people engage at the level that fits their headspace of the moment.  Th