All posts tagged "bar"
The Working Musician vs. Bar & Club Owners
ARTICLE VIEWS: 31,317 Open Letter from Working Musician, Dave Goldberg to LA Club & Bar Owners. The Working Musician vs. Bar & Club Owners Jazz Musician, Dave Goldberg, pinned this scathing and darkly humorous open letter to...
- Posted March 30, 2017
Open Letter From a Bar Owner to Musicians
ARTICLE VIEWS: 6,808,991 The letter I have copied below was posted on Tampa Craigslist by a bar owner, but it was flagged for removal before I could provide a link or credit the author. But I managed...
- Posted October 17, 2013
New Trend in Clubs – Musicians Must Pay to Play
ARTICLE VIEWS: 323 Remember those days when you were a kid and begged your parents to buy you a guitar for your birthday or Christmas? Remember when you swore to them that you’d practice hard every single...
- Posted October 11, 2013
Why Musicians Should Never Donate Their Talents
ARTICLE VIEWS: 3,440 Perhaps the biggest way society hoodwinks and exploits musicians is booking them for a fundraiser. If you’re a working musician, you’ve undoubtedly gotten this call: “Hi, it’s Jane from the _______Foundation. We were...
- Posted May 31, 2013
The Drunken Bar Patron Song Request
ARTICLE VIEWS: 71 Last night I did a gig at a bar called Tols’ Timeout Lounge in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland, Canada. It’s pretty much like every other bar in North America. People start pouring in around 10pm....
- Posted May 19, 2013