A couple of weeks ago, my band was invited to play a support gig for a former chart-topping act from the 1980s. The act in question is still going strong (though with inevitable line-up changes) and it was clearly a … (read more).
Until we can get the public to understand the business side of being a musician, we have lost the argument; the justification for reasonable pay, the value we create, and how we should be looked after. We need to re-establish … (read more).
I am a Liverpool-based professional singer-songwriter and performer. I am trying to make a living like anyone else but I am regularly faced with venues, promoters and individuals who expect me to play for free. Part of the problem is … (read more).