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Book A Band To Play Your House Party Via Facebook

Posted October 10

The other day I was chatting with a music industry friend on the old Book of Faces about artists today and how they’re poor and have no money and whether they’re more poor and have less money than artists 30 years ago. I pointed out that, thanks to the Web, artists who would normally languish in obscurity in cornfields and whatnot have access to new fans and therefore more forms of revenue than they would have 30 years ago. He said that those same bands used to play weddings, proms and parties, jobs now relegated and lost to DJs. We reached an impasse. Today, however, there’s a new app on the scene that could remedy — at least — that “no house gigs for bands” problem my friend brought up: Get Booked.

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