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Rock Stars Price Sheet, How Much Stars Make, Part 3: Blue October, Santigold, Jakob Dylan? $30K

rock stars are like escorts, you don't pay for the time you spend with them, you pay for all the time they spend alone.

The result is the prices are less out of whacked then they appear.For instance, if a band is making 20K a night and playing 100 gigs a year, that is 2M, divided by 4 and that is $500K a piece, minus manager's cut, booking agent's cut, say minus 25% -now you are looking at 375K, minus expensies, call it  $300K, minus taxes and you are at 195K gross. Not bad, not great.. now look at some od the names on this list.Cold War Kids, Drive By truckers, Public Enemy. these are name recognition bands…

30 Seconds to Mars $30-30K+

Anrew WK – $25-30K

Asher Roth – $20-25K

Better Than Ezra – $20-25K

Blue October – $25-30K

Brandi Carlisle – $25-30K

colbie Caillet$25-30K+

Da Brat – $20-30K

Drive By Truckers -$25-30K


Fabolous -$20-30K

Flo rida – $25-30K

Flogging Molly – $25-30K

Fountains Of Wayne – $20-30K

Galactic – $20-30K

Gaslight Anthem – $30-30K+

Ghostface – $20-25K

Girl Talk – $25-30K

Gogol Bordello – $20-30K

Gomez – $20-30K


Hnason – $25-30K

Jadakiss -$20-30K

Jakob Dylan -$20-35K

K'Naan -$25-30K

Los Lobos -$20-30K

Los Lonely Boys – $25-30K

Macy Gray -$20-30K

Mobb Depp -$20-30K

Mumford and Sons -$25-30K (more now?)

Mute Math – $20-30K

Nicki Minaj -$20-30K (more now)

Pitbull -$25-30K (much more now!)

Plain White T's – $25-30K

Public Enemy – $25-30K

Q-Tip – $25-30K

Ra Ra Riot – $20K+

Santigold -$25-30K

Simple Plan -$25-30K

Soul Asylum – $20K+

Spoon – $30K+

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