1Like it or not, a band is a business, and so it pays, often literally, to think about how your’re going to manage said business. The stakes are particularly high for bands touring abroad, and while international tours can be a fantastic success, they can also be financially devastating if managed improperly.

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In this new post to MusicThinkTank, Daniels Matthews shares seven key tips for bands touring internationally on how they can manage their money responsibly while abroad.

“Don’t fall for highway convenience store gnosh in a country like Germany, where you can hit the Autohof, a gas station near the highway that has cheaper eats. In general, highway gas stations are going to be expensive wherever you are, so try spending a little extra time off the highway at the local eateries. The food’s better too. “

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