Lucinda Williams cuts her fans a break
Monday, March 30, 2009
– Lucinda Williams is cutting her fans a break due to the economy.
While unable to do anything about fees attached to her concert tickets, the singer will give fans a credit back at her merchandise table.
"I cannot, in good conscience, sit back and watch my fans get blatantly
gouged," said Williams. "As an attempt to offset these fees, we are
going to offer a standing credit at our merchandise table to everyone
attending our upcoming U.S. shows in 2009."
Each fan who attends a Williams show in 2009 will receive a
credit on merchandise sold at the concerts. The credit will be applied
at the merchandise table at each venue. The discount will be
approximately $7 on clothing and $5 on CDs. This credit will also be
extended to her online store at lucindawilliams.com from April 1 to July
31 to accommodate those who may have attended shows prior to this
"I understand that this may only be a small gesture and
in no way solves the problem long term, but I feel that it is important
to try and do something to make it a little easier during this time," she said.
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