"I don't think it's picked up the way I thought it would have," he says. "For it being free--especially considering that there are $2 you-call-its and $2 wells--it hasn't really picked up. I'm going to ride it out this summer and see how it goes, then maybe go to a monthly."
When the event started last year, it averaged 40 to 70 people per night; now, attendance is down to 25 to 35, he estimates. Mudd hopes to get it consistently back up to at least 40 or 50 people.
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Though Detour usually is free, tonight's talent comes at a price, especially for the fashionably late; cover is $6 before 11 p.m. and $8 after.