Concerts In Your Home

Why play at smoky bars, and schlepp around the country in clapped-out vans, when you can turn up to someone’s house, play a private concert to thirty of their closest friends, earn more than you ordinarily would in a month, get fed, stay in a comfortable bed,...

Is 'pay to play' ever a good idea?

This one’s easy. No, no, no, no, no (yes, occasionally) and no. By and large, venues, festival organisers and promoters who insist that musicians bring a certain number of ticket-buying punters to their gigs should pretty much have their licences revoked in my...