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Job in the music biz

Postby sloopjohnc » 04 Jul 2018, 16:15

Chuck Prophet just posted on Twitter that he needs a road manager: $10,000 a week (to start).
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Postby Deebank » 04 Jul 2018, 18:32

I used to like Green On Red but road crewing is the worst job in the world.
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Postby sloopjohnc » 04 Jul 2018, 21:44

Deebank wrote:I used to like Green On Red but road crewing is the worst job in the world.


Dan Stuart, his partner in Green on Red crime, recently wrote a really good paean to his hometown, Tucson.

https://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/nev ... d=17284017

Apparently, he's touring too the same time as Chuck.
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Postby Charlie O. » 04 Jul 2018, 22:48

$10,000 a week?? Is Chuck independently wealthy?
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Postby toomanyhatz » 04 Jul 2018, 23:28

I think he's joking.
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Re: Job in the music biz

Postby Deebank » 05 Jul 2018, 08:08

Charlie O. wrote:$10,000 a week?? Is Chuck independently wealthy?


I used to get £80 a day! Which was £30 more than a plasterer at the time and a fortune to me.

Still not worth it though.

But yes the figures don’t really add up do they?
How much would he have to be earning per gig to pay that?
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Re: Job in the music biz

Postby WG Kaspar » 05 Jul 2018, 08:51

Quick! Call Banksy! He'll probably take a discount too.
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Postby sloopjohnc » 05 Jul 2018, 17:48

WG Kaspar wrote:Quick! Call Banksy! He'll probably take a discount too.


He already saw it and considered it.

He's stuck in a moral dilemma: He puts his local out of business if he goes on the road with Chuck.
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Postby bobzilla77 » 05 Jul 2018, 19:55

I think he's joking.


Back when we were able to pay people to do such things, ie about 20 years ago, you could get somebody to be your combination road manager, driver, soundman and merchandise manager for about $100 a day.

It was not hard to find someone who was qualified, if you had the $.
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