Between local and foreign bands they assure that the demand for their services has increased by up to 50 percent during Easter
Mazatlán, Sin.- From Thursday to Saturday of Holy Week , tourists who have gathered in Mazatlán take the opportunity to relax by the sea while listening to traditional banda music.
Jesús González , who is a member of one of the gangs that offer their services in the bay of Mazatlán, assures that the demand has increased by up to 50 percent for the members of the group to which he belongs, since visitors have requested his services. constantly during the holiday period .
“The band to which I belong , has increased its demand a lot this week, more or less 50 percent is what has increased our income, looking at it, it is something positive , because there are times when there is people, but they don’t ask for our services , instead, right now they ask us for a lot of songs, and that makes our profits improve ,” said the musician.
The instrumentalist comments that there are about six members in his band, and for this reason, it is important to raise as much as possible while they are allowed to be on the beaches .
“While we’re here during the hours that we’re allowed, we have to take advantage of it , because with a song that we play all day, it doesn’t even come out for soft drinks, they ask us for a lot of songs , and more because there are people who, already set, begin to ask for more music, so we took advantage of that to be able to get some money out in the allowed amount of time ,” he said.
The musician also comments that they handle different packages for people who seek their services on the beaches .
“We as a band have to distribute the profits, so we charge what seems fair to us, we charge 300 pesos per song, and we bring it to 3,000 pesos per hour, it also depends on what the clients ask us for, we do n’t We closed to talk or negotiate because we know that we can win well if we reach an agreement, it is a win and win for both parties, as long as they respect our work , and do not want to abuse prices , “he added.
They arrive early
He assures that despite the fact that on normal days or weekends they are there from 1:00 p.m., on these days they arrive from 11:00 a.m. or as early as they can, and they end until people are leaving the beaches. .
“When it’s a normal weekend , we’re around from 1:00 in the afternoon, and on holidays or vacations we arrive as early as possible to win the clientele that the band asks for ,” added Jesús González.
Source: from El Sol de Mazatlán | Noticias Locales, Policiacas, sobre México, Sinaloa y el Mundo – frontpage on 2023-04-08 13:05:43