All posts tagged "bar"
The Working Musician vs. Bar & Club Owners
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 LA club &...
- Posted March 30, 2017
Open Letter From a Bar Owner to Musicians
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 to copy the...
- Posted October 17, 2013
Why Musicians Should Never Donate Their Talents
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 wondering if your...
- Posted May 31, 2013
The Drunken Bar Patron Song Request
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. The lights dim,...
- Posted May 19, 2013