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The Musician’s Legal Companion, Second Edition by Michael A. Aczon

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Chapter 7. Business Entities

One of the messiest events a musician can ever participate in is the good old-fashioned band fight. A band fight could stem from relatively tame issues such as “artistic differences” that arise just before the band hits the stage, which results in musicians that glare at each other while performing, stalk off after getting their share of the gig’s earnings, and stop speaking to their bandmates for weeks. The band fight can even get physical over business differences—a fist fight once broke out at my desk and spilled out onto the street below when a lead singer confessed to his band mates that his career plan was to dump them as soon as they hit the big time. Sadly, fans sometimes become spectators when a major label ...

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