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How Can I Convince My Parents That My Band Isn't a Terrible Idea?

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Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you stop doing it wrong. Send your problems to her; confidentiality is assured, unless you want to use your drama as a ticket to Internet microfame.

Fan,
I am in a small struggling band. We have been together for two months and we want to get our music out there and try to start booking local shows. The major problem is that we are all being kicked out of our houses soon, but we want to prove to our parents that we can make some money off of being in a band. How can we do what we love? Any suggestions?
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