Times have changed since The Touring Musician was first published in 2000. Updating the book to reflect current conditions would require re-editing it yearly. Dollar figures, contact info, air-travel conditions, URL's and such may have changed but these the reader, with a little research, can update wherever warranted. Otherwise the business concepts in The Touring Musician, negotiating gigs, routing tours, budgets, etc., are universal and remain unchanged.
The Touring Musician is a 4MB PDF file and, depending on your bandwidth, may take a while to load.
The book reads best on your computer screen at 125% and prints out well. I ask the reader to maintain publishing security by not disseminating printouts to others.
Navigating through the book is easy. You can use to the Bookmarks to get to every chapter heading but I recommend using the Table Of Contents pages as they are linked directly to each subject heading. Hold the cursor over the subject you want to go to and the hand will turn in to the a pointing finger when over a link, then click.
The techniques in this book come from the practical experience I gained booking my own bands and touring internationally for 4 -6 months every year for ten years. During that period I grossed a half a million dollars. Starting from scratch, I made every mistake there was to make. As they say, a smart man learns from his own mistakes but a wise man learns from others mistakes. I hope you will learn from mine.