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how much are you working during the downturn?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by peteroberts, Oct 8, 2002.


  1. I've talked to many people lately regarding the ability/inability to get gigs (stay working) during this recession...what I'm hearing is bad to worse...some people who used to work 20+ days a month are now doing 5-6...it's even hard for people like Gatemouth Brown and Bo Diddley. How much have you been working?

    I've been pretty fortunate, relatively speaking. I have 4 gigs this month. But during good econonic times the band I'm in plays 10-15 days a month.
     
  2. AJ Love

    AJ Love

    Oct 8, 2002
    Madison WI USA
    I'm still working fairly steadily but aside from my own band of which I'm the leader its mostly pickup work here and there...fortunately I have been able to do some studio work which has always paid the bills more than gigs, and I'm teaching...yeah times are tough all over but we all just gotta keep our heads up and stay on the one