Taste Budd's Chocolate and Coffee Cafe (Sep-Dec '12)

Posted by:  Taste Budd's Cafe, Inc.  | 


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Taste Budd's Chocolate and Coffee Café offers artists a truly unique performance opportunity. Everything from kids shows to songwriters series, Taste Budd's offers a platform for every type of artist. Taste Budd's typically hires 1-2 performers monthly, but there are numerous special events as well that require additional bookings. Artists booked in time will be included in Taste Budd's event calendar and monthly enews sent to approximately 1500 customers. Enews features include your digital image, bios, and links EPK's.

There are 2 kid show events on Saturday mornings from 10:30am - 11:30am, and live music every Saturday 2pm-4pm and Sunday 12pm -2pm. Friday nights can be booked for artists who are interested however there is no house tip or stipend, only free meal and tips by attendees. Attendance on Friday nights tends to be slow if there is no local draw.

Selected artists receive:

  • All artists receive a free meal and $15 house tip (except Friday night).

  • Compensation is usually taken by the artists' themselves in form of tips. For certain events, artists get a $50 stipend along with their free meal.
  • Taste Budd's has a Fender Passport 150, 2 microphones and mic stands with additional stands upon request.

  • Artists are also presented with a great avenue to sell merchandise and CD's, and they are welcome to keep 100% of their merchandise sales.
  • The café seats 50 people, and percussion instruments are allowed; however if performers must play loud this is not the venue for them.

If you have questions regarding this opportunity, please feel free to email songwriters@tastebudds.com. However, artists interested in being seriously considered for dates are requested to submit through the Sonicbids dropbox.