[Dixielandjazz] Re: The economics of OKOM
Robert S. Ringwald
ringwald at calweb.com
Fri Dec 5 21:35:34 PST 2003
Stephen Barbone asks:
> Mr. Wonderful <ringwald at calweb.com> wrote (polite snip)
> about his trip to the Carlyle to see Woody Allen:
> > Yes, Woody was there.
> > A new company has purchased the Carlyle and the new policy is, "Everyone
> > pays the cover." The musicians can no longer sign you in. They cannot
> > bring their wives.
> > Cover is $50 at the bar & $75 at a table.
> > We sat at the bar. I had one glass of sparkling water with a lime & my
> > daughter Molly had one glass of wine. Our tab was $160.
> Who said you can't charge long green to hear OKOM? ;-)
The people there know nothing about OKOM. They are there to see Woody Allen
in the flesh.
> Did Molly order the most expensive wine on the menu? ;-)
No, not at all.
> Can Woody bring his wife? :-)
I'm sure he can.
> Given Woody's grip on a buck, does the rest of the band make more than 802
I really don't know. I am curious & will ask them one of these days when
the time is right.
> Steve Barbone
mr.wonderful at ringwald.com
Placerville, CA USA
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