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Pay To Audition?

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by MrBassman17, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. RoadRanger

    RoadRanger Supporting Member

    Feb 18, 2004
    NE CT
    I've been trying to put a modern country thing together for a couple few years - impossible to find a lead player willing to play it :( . Too bad, you can make decent dollars and gig just about as much as you want around here with that. Classic rock/blooze bands are a dime a dozen, scraping for crappy gigs :( .
    MrBassman17 likes this.
  2. Metalbasspro


    Feb 9, 2009
    Uhhhhhh? Well I remember renting a room and packing in all the auditions we could while we had the room. Never even thought to ask anyone to help pay for it but maybe that is part of the audition in your case. With the number of dead beats you meet while playing in bands maybe the guy is a genius?
  3. This sounds like being invited to a birthday party and being asked to chip and cover the costs... That is the new norm with the GenXers. It is bad form.
    lfmn16 likes this.
  4. RichSnyder

    RichSnyder Alien Audio / Mesa Fanatic!! Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2003
    Columbia, Md
    Gen X runs with birth years from early 60’s to the 80’s. When we’re tou born?