Hitting the road with your band is an exciting prospect, but can be an expensive one as well. Even for established bands, anyone operating below rockstar level is likely to face financial pressures on tour. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to practice frugality while on tour.
In this recent post to MusicThinkTank, contributor Sam Bowman itemizes some key tips on how to budget out your tour in order to maximize its potential for success.
"Once you’ve created your budget, think of different things you can do to have enough money to cover the entire tour. One of your biggest costs will undoubtedly be transportation. If you’re touring out of the country, knowing the rules of air travel and looking for the best deals can help you to stay under budget."