Gigs on the Rise

October 2009
Mix;Oct2009, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p12
The article reports on the result of the annual examination of the New Orleans' music community titled "State of the New Orleans Music Community Report," released by Sweet Home New Orleans (SHNO) in Louisiana. The report revealed that the Hurricane Katrina has created a negative effect on the earnings of musicians. Moreover, the pay per gig for musicians has declined after the hurricane which has been recovered by SHNO due to service programs.


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