Amanda Palmer to pay guest musicians after all

RHIAN JONES

Fan-funded musician Amanda Palmer has decided to pay all guest musicians who play with her on tour.

Palmer has faced sustained criticism from musicians and media after asking local musicians in stops on her tour to join her on stage for free.

Following a request from the female singer/songwriter for “professional-ish horns and strings” to join her on stage “for a couple of tunes" in exchange for "beer and merch", the internet blew up - with responses criticising her decision ...

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