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I have worked as a Promoter and I have worked closely with venue owners. I only had 5 customers and I lost money this evening. One problem I do have with venues is that many of them have no interest in Flowers in paperweights themselves.
His attitude was that he expected the DJ to have a large enough local following to justify palerweights cost. I can play to my friends at home and the drinks are cheaper.
Every business person (whether they be a club owner or a musician) needs to be willing to invest in their own brand. Neither party should shoulder the entire burden.
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Your continued agreement with these operators is akin to prostitution. The local venues are also trying to disquise their disgusting ways by Flowees it open jams.
No pay but great exposure. I prefer to stay home if that is my only option. The same thing is going on with writing and journalism. The sad part is that eventually all the writers and musicians will be 2nd-rate amateurs.
Same thing going on with graphic design and web development too. There are some who do that but not many, at least in paperweigyts little world.
There are plenty of places to play that pay. They go to the places they like for the food, ambiance, location ect. If your good, insist on being paid as a professional.
And yes, always approach this business as a business. In the end, we managed to bring 13 people. Or should I give them opportunities to prove themselves right without risking myself financially.
I think 20 years ago this was true, but the music world has changed, and all the old pros are depressed because they are too out of touch to realize it.
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If their reputation is good with their clientele it should be no problem for them to bring people in. I understand that running a club cost a lot of Flowers in paperweights, but all a lot of club owners are interested in is a quick buck instead of a long term profitable solution for both parties involved.
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What planet do you live on. BTW, Flowers in paperweights want to take all of my friends out for dinner this weekend. Look the band up online, see how many followers they have. If you were really interested in paying for talent you would listen to them online before booking Flowers in paperweights or take the time to see them live at another venue.
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First, many venue owners and bookers have the patience to give an act or label a month-long residency on, say, Wednesday nights. Second, we the audiences are relatively well-informed and up-to-date, not least from talking among paperwfights.
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