All posts tagged "musician"
The Working Musician vs. Bar & Club Owners
ARTICLE VIEWS: 31,132 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
Billy Dean: From “Young Man” to HOF Artist
ARTICLE VIEWS: 585 Billy Dean; Past, Present & Future When it comes to musical talent, its source can usually be traced in a person’s genes. Sometimes where they grow up has something to do with the...
- Posted February 24, 2017
Leon Russell, HeadLines The Great Big Gig In The Sky
ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,133 Leon Russell was an artist my mom played a lot when I was a kid. I paid attention and perked my ears up because a Leon Russell song could make her cry. Today, “A Song...
- Posted November 13, 2016
Prince Plays 3 Shows in 5 Hours!
ARTICLE VIEWS: 13 World-icon and incredible musician Prince played three shows in just five hours to 400 people in a small club in Brussels, Belgium. The short video below captures the musical prowess that Prince still possesses,...
- Posted June 1, 2014
Interview with Americana Artist Tokyo Rosenthal
ARTICLE VIEWS: 66 “I’ve had an amazing amount of luck even to be able to do this for the past eight years that I’ve been doing it. While the Grammy thing would be incredible, it’s not the...
- Posted November 3, 2013
Open Letter From a Bar Owner to Musicians
ARTICLE VIEWS: 6,796,419 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
Why Musicians Should Never Donate Their Talents
ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,859 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: 47 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