Artists, do research before planning a European tour. A tour is more successful if it is well prepared. Take your time, do research on places to perform, see how it works out logically.
The road to Europe for a touring artist is easy. You book a plane ticket, get on the boat, take the train or take the car and you're off. On the great adventure of a tour.
But if you want to perform in Europe then there is much more to it. Consider the necessary work permits, the visas that are required for a number of countries, do consider a carnet if you like to bring your instruments along on your trip. Also the tax authorities want to be paid for part of the income, sometimes through the location where you perform sometimes directly from you.
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