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This is about the contemporary rock circuit and it takes you to the inside of this lucrative and popular circuit and describes in detail how artists get started on the road. It covers everything the artist needs to know to function professionally right from the stage of putting their band together to finding agents, managers, lawyers, accountants, promoters and road crews. The members of this vital back-up team will be discussed at length; what each does for the act and exactly what they charge for their services. With actual sample expenses sheets, Playing Live will show where the moneycomes from and where exactly it goes. Everything from the highs and the lows of life on the road; the art of doing the deal and the root of the audience will be investigated. It also goes into detail about all the by-products of playing live (as a career) - that's everything from songwriting through to radio, television, films, recordings, merchandising, sponsorship, acting and of course politics.
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Paul Charles is the author of Asgard, one of the longest established European Booking Agencies and Concert promoters. He has worked as an agent with artists - past and present - such as Jackson Browne, Elvis Costello, Ray Davies, Nanci Griffiths, Nick Lowe, Robert Plant, Tom Waits, Van Morrison, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and John Lee Hooker.
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Book Description Omnibus Press, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110711998353
Book Description Omnibus Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0711998353 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1210884
Book Description Omnibus Press, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0711998353