Why Memphis is a bad music town (and getting worse)
Mon Nov 1 20:51:19 EST 2004
At 05:29 PM 11/1/2004 -0800, New Orleans Blues Project wrote:
> There are more places to perform in New Orleans, but also more musicians
>competing for the gigs....the only ones that get by (& even then just barely)
>are the ones that record and release CDs on a regular basis AND tour
You are overlooking another successful type... the hustler. An example...
during one recent visit to the French Quarter I saw, in one day, the same
musician play for tips at Cafe Du Monde during the day, play for the dinner
crowd at The Palm Court, and then play the night away at Preservation Hall.
Good musicians... especially hustling musicians... earn a living in NOLA.
New Port Richey, FL
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