An underappreciated profession (2)

Getting gigs as a musician is no mean feat and in an industry where there is always someone ready to fill your boots, there is very little ground to stand on as a musician fighting for a livelihood. What is worse is that many agencies or managers that claim to represent these people, are often exploiting their members’ talent for financial gain.

Five years on from the London olympics where musicians were often asked to play for free on account of the exposure they would be benefitting from, Rupert Rowe investigates how musicians’ agencies are still exploiting their members and what steps have been put in place to prevent further exploitation of an undervalued group of individuals.

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