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Even professionals with regular club dates have difficulty predicting how much money they will earn from one year to the next. And for those just starting out, many will earn nothing as they play clubs and events for free to establish themselves on the music scene. Their goal may be simply to get paying shows where they can earn enough money to cover their travel and promotion expenses. As groups become better known and can be relied on to draw an audience, they may be paid a percentage of a club's cover charge or drink receipts.

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