Originally Posted by broncosteven
Our guys are lucky if they get $50 and gas money, They deserve more, not sure what the union dues are but it is hard to pull off with out support from the town/village/parkdistrict/library.
Our Muni band almost got axed but local businesses stepped in. They are the best of the LA musicians though and i agree a higher level of musicianship then my band. But i wouldn't say they are funner to go see play then my band is.
Musicians just don't get paid unless you make it big. It's just how it is.