All posts tagged "musician"
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
Leon Russell, HeadLines The Great Big Gig In The Sky
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 for you” is...
- Posted November 13, 2016
Chris LeDrew: The Nashville Album
Onstage Magazine’s Founding Editor and prolific music writer Chris LeDrew has launched an INDIEGOGO campaign for his third solo album. Chris has written cutting edge articles and interviews from the perspective of a musician and a literature...
- Posted July 19, 2016
Interview with Americana Artist Tokyo Rosenthal
“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 end of the...
- Posted November 3, 2013
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