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Recession-Proofing Your Band

Lucas Jensen | April 17, 2009 10:00 am
Lucas Jensen | April 17, 2009 10:00 am

recession-proof-careerEarlier this week, the Chicago Tribune‘s Greg Kot asked a few Chicago-area musicians about how they were fighting through the tough economy. Some formed cover bands (Led Zeppelin 2… ha!) and went out with stripped-down outfits on the road. Part of me is a little “yeah, duh” about musicians having second jobs, and in the story, Katie Tuten, co-owner of Chicago club the Hideout, notes: “People who play music are better able to handle whatever the economy throws at them because they’re always on a tight budget.” That is very true. We asked a few musicians to offer up what they are doing to recession-proof themselves. More ยป


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