Re: Why Music Venues Are Totally Lost: An Open Letter from a Professional Musician
Great article, Ian.
Anyway, they've found the answer to save them the trouble - gaming machines. Not only do the patrons stay and drink, they also provide donations all night ... and the machines generously refund 85c back for every dollar donated into the poker machine.
People don't need the arts any more ... they just want booze, gaming, sport, a job that turns them into an automaton, and to believe whatever shock jocks and Rupert Murdoch tell them.