Re: Comments on this money arrangement?
- From: "js" <nothing@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 20:20:19 -0700
No, I didn't forget...I just didn't want the target on my back to derail
"eadg" <don'tbe@xxxxxx> wrote in message
"js" <nothing@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Several red flags here:
You forgot to add 'no rehearsals', then I'd jump at it if it
came my way.
3) Sounds like the "famous" soundguy isn't buying any of
this. Like Jay
said, I'd go with a flat fee. Based on their income, I'd
say $150 in town,
$200-250 out (depending how much you hate to travel), No
set up/teardown, no
band fund, no originals, and I'm an CONTRACTOR HIRED BY the
not part of it
"JoeSpareBedroom" <newstrash@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
I've been approached by a band looking for a bassist. Notthey
sure yet why
think it should be me, but that's a separate subject. Doesarrangement
sound common, odd, stupid, interesting, dangerous, orincluded.
adjective we can collectively dredge up? By "regionally",
primarily to situations in which they've opened for
national acts at large
"...we also have started a Corporation for the band, under
suggestion. We are building ourselves out of the "bar"
scene and are in
transition. Currently we are a 5 piece band, thats with a
We make $550-$800 a gig locally. Usually 1000-1500have
regionally. We also
the sound guy from the [major venue name] that does soundput
for us AND we
money in a band fund bank account and return money to thecontribution.
Whats that leave for us? About $50-$120 a night. For
anyone "hired" for
this bass gig we are paying a full share, meaning no band
After the sound guy is paid $150-$250 a night the5
remaining money is split
ways. You get 1/5th. You do not contribute to the fund,a
you are basically
hired gun. After an initial period, we will most likely
want you to be a
full time member. At that point, you will also be asked to
Corporation as a full share member."
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