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Going down in defeat?

So my efforts to start a guitar club took a quick nose dive. I have been unable to find any place where such a group could meet without paying. To collect dues would mean incorporating as a non-profit under state law, and then there are loads of fees and paperwork with IRS, attorney-general, secretary of state, etc.

Best idea was to collect $$ each night and use that to offset the rent. Pretty unreliable, but it might work.

My thought at the moment is to reconnect with the… Continue

Added by John J. Cebula on March 4, 2009 at 2:51pm — 6 Comments

Guitar Clubs

I've been thinking of approaching either my local library or my local park district to see if they'd let me have space to start a "guitar club." Does anyone have any experience and advice about this sort of endeavor?

What I envision is a place where people can get together every other week for a couple of hours in the evening to play for and with each other, and to teach and critique each other. I'm not really interested in creating a situation where someone can show off his or her… Continue

Added by John J. Cebula on February 4, 2009 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

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