How to Tour When You Can’t Afford a Band

Toronto’s The Marrieds have decided to quit their jobs so they can devote much of the year to making a dent in the music industry. But they’re doing this on the super-cheap, which means giving up on having a backing band.

So how do you manage?  Like this.

Here’s where you can see The Marrieds over the next while.

  • Friday, February 7, 2014 Rocky Raccoon Café, Owen Sound, ON 9:00PM
  • Sunday, February 9, 2014 The Brantford Station Gallery, Brantford, ON 2-4PM
  • Friday, February 14, 2014 Elora Acoustic Café (Featured Artist), Elora, ON 7:00PM
  • Saturday, February 15, 2014 Florence House Concert, Florence, ON 7:00PM
  • Friday, February 21, 2014 Magnolia Café, Guelph, ON 8-10PM
  • Saturday, February 22, 2014 The Black Angus of St. Marys, St. Mary’s, ON 8:30PM
  • Saturday, March 1, 2014 The Bicycle Café, Flesherton, ON 9:00PM
  • Friday, March 21, 2014 The Stinking Rose Pub, Campbellford, ON 9:00PM
  • Saturday, March 22, 2014 The Branch, Kemptville, ON 9:00PM
  • Thursday, March 27, 2014  C’est What, Toronto, ON 9:30PM
  • Friday, April 4, 2014 The Dam Pub, Thornbury, ON 8:00PM
  • Saturday, April 5, 2014 Flynn’s Irish Pub, Penetanguishene, ON, 9:00PM
  • Friday, May 2, 2014 Chit Chat Cafe, Napanee, ON 7:15PM
  • Saturday, May 3, 2014 Sharbot Lake Country Inn, Sharbot Lake, ON Time TBA
  • Tuesday, May 20, 2014 L’Escalier, Montreal, QC 9:00PM

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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