Mudcat Café message #144332 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #15779   Message #144332
Posted By: lamarca
03-Dec-99 - 05:44 PM
Thread Name: When should you be paid for performing?
Subject: RE: When should you be paid for performing?
Wow, what a response! Thanks to all of you for sharing your experiences and advice...

I'm not really agonizing about this as much as it seems, but it's interesting to me to hear other people's philosophies about the issue. I really enjoy performing for audiences at small festivals where all the performers are playing for free; as a relative beginner, it's also less intimidating. I'll be happy to keep playing at NOMAD and NEFFA and the Washington Folk Festival, trying out songs, meeting old friends and eating bad cafeteria food, until I'm old and gray! Thanks, all, for a good discussion.