Help a punk musician get to my shows. Disorder-Taf.

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.I am a punk musician 63 years old and I have been playing as a performer since 1978. I have done thousands of gigs. They are allways unpaid or very low paid. But still, my band is popular and people want to see me play live.

I am the bass player and vocalist in punk band "disorder". I have gigs booked in UK and Europe every month this year and I don't have any money to get to the gigs.

Punk Rock is a very important part of our culture and I feel I should still play live shows even if they are not well paid. I suffer from depression and I need to get away sometimes as it's good therapy to be in a social group and to practice my skills on stage.

I am trying to raise £150 immediately but I think I need to have a float or Kitty of. £1000 to ensure getting to all the gigs. Apart from that, my laptop is broken and I need this to run this business. So I am looking for a laptop

I should not be in this position at all but I am having some issues with a not to be named musical society that have held up all my live performance royalty claims, pending proof of my performance. I have provided proof and evidence of my performances but that has not been processed yet. so I am not getting paid at the moment. I do trust this will be sorted out in due course Usually I fund my live shows with my payments from such things as Live s and merchandise sales. The sales are dreadful so I started selling it all at manufacturing prices but stiil didn't get many sales.

Between 2015 1nd 2018 I have been the victim of an immigration law firm who took money from me and misrepresented my wifes case on 2 occasions. It cost me £12,000 to £13,000 to pay the "immigration lawyer representation fees" and including the Visa application costs.

Here are 2 links. They got sentenced now.


Three convicted for providing unregulated legal advice

Legal Futureshttps://www.legalfutures.co.uk › latest-news › three-conv...

26 Apr 2019 — The court was told that Burlow & Spencer staff encouraged clients to lie to the Home Office to secure their visa applications. Burlow & Spencer ...


Immigrants were told to lie to the Home Office – Court News UK

Migration Watch UKhttps://migrationwatchuk.org › media-reports-visit

Law firm workers told clients to lie to the Home Office to secure their visa applications, a court heard. Burlow and Spencer Ltd claimed they provided ...

I was unaware of this scam until they stopped replying to me, and I became suspicious when their telephone appointment booking system did not function one day. So I googled "Burlow and Spencer" the name of the firm and discovered that they were sent to the High Court because they were unqualified to represent these types of immigration cases. But they stiil took our money for fees and led us to pay for application fees. I never got any refund and I have been informed that I must contact a litigation Lwyer about this. But I never had enough time or money to do that. Unless it is "No Win No Fee". I see that as a blind alley. A distraction. An embarrasement also, as I blame myself and feel I should not have gone there in the first place. So I wasted all that money by giving it away to extortionate theives. You can try to google that.

It is really expensive to play in a band with things like paying for rehearsal space regularly. Having to buy Bass Guitar strings regularly even costs between £15 to £35 depending on my luck. I am selling my private record collection in e bay at the moment (or trying to!).

I am trying to support my wife who is a bit sick. I had £250 stolen by fraud from my bank account too. But that is not what this funding is for.

I am trying to establish myself in a position of doing professional work at home. I do this anyway with making all the mp3 and wav masters for Various releases. Now I am using a broken laptop and an ancient phone. Both will not update the apps. So I have Windows 7 on the Laptop (Craptop), and I can't update my E Bay app or Line chat app which I need to talk to Japanese colaborators, And most annoyingly is that it wont upload this master cd here from Disorderv - live in Sneek. This is part of a digital release of 4 Disorder albums in a catalogue. (like a virtual box set). The last album is holding up the release until I can do it. So, I have to buy a new second hand Laptop with a more up to date windows on it, and with a CD drive. Or alternatively if anyone has an old one they don't want. (please erase your files first and shred the recycling box). Really I dont want to ask for any help and if I was in a better position, set up with the right gear then I can be more productive and earn more money. That's what I really want to do and need to do

There is no minimum donation fee you can donate 50p or £1 if you like. And if you watch my video here or just play it with the volume down it will earn payments from you tube. This goes for most of my films but this one has more adverts usually. Let the adverts play please. You dont have to listen, mute it and just have it playing in another window.

If anyone wants to fund £10 or more I will send you a Disorder goody. As a thankyou gift. It will be a record or cd, Badge, Patch, or whatever I have.

If you donate £15 I will send you a T shirt or LP record. s for the UK only but if you want to donate from abroad and receive a gift then I would need an extra £6

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  • philip lovering

Donors

  • Stephen Lovering
  • Donated on Mar 22, 2024
£40.00
  • See Kyle
  • Donated on Mar 21, 2024
  • I’m sorry maaan!

£20.00
  • Fran Land
  • Donated on Mar 21, 2024
£5.00
Apr 05

please read this, not just the headline. Its more than just about me getting to gigs.

Update posted by philip lovering at 10:39 pm

please read this, not just the headline. Its more than just about me getting to gigs.

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6 donors
  • Stephen Lovering
  • Donated on Mar 22, 2024
£40.00
  • See Kyle
  • Donated on Mar 21, 2024
  • I’m sorry maaan!

£20.00
  • Fran Land
  • Donated on Mar 21, 2024
£5.00
  • Benny Benny
  • Donated on Mar 20, 2024
  • Disordarrrrgggghhh

£5.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Mar 20, 2024
£20.00
  • Matt Upchuck
  • Donated on Mar 19, 2024
£10.00

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