Are you a Solo Artist or Singer-Songwriter that's experienced frustration when it comes to negotiating your fee with venues and booking agents?
A friend recently voiced their frustration saying, "it is bullshit to pay a solo artist less than a full band for the same amount of performance time..."
Because I understand what it's like to be frustrated with the commerce side of music, instead of just saying, "Well, that's just the way things work." I decided to explain HOW venues approach compensation and give a couple of action steps because YOU DESERVE TO GET PAID FOR YOUR MUSIC!
Here was my reply...