BROKE ASS OF THE WEEK – Travis Hayes
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Travis Hayes has been taking the west coast by storm — headlining the Great American Music Hall in May, Neck of the Woods in June, and performing at Harvard and Stone in Los Angeles. Simply put by Music Junkie Press, “If you are from the Bay Area and haven’t been to a Travis Hayes show, then you are missing out.”
What neighborhood do you live in?
Best money saving tip?
-Wear all black and make less trips to the laundromat.
What do you refuse to spend money on?
Most expensive thing you’ve ever bought?
-Last year I bought a brand spankin’ new black acoustic guitar.
How’d that feel?
-Scary but necessary.
Favorite cheap eat?
Favorite dive bar?
Best deal you’ve ever gotten?
-I played an Apple event earlier this year and they gave me a brand new Macbook Pro for a 30min set. It felt a little like winning the lottery.
Favorite free thing to do?
-I love hiking around the Bay Area with friends.
If you woke up a millionaire, what’s the first thing you’d buy?
-Oh man, I’d probably buy a car or tour van… I haven’t owned a car in over 10 years.
Despite not having money, do you still love your life?
-I found the woman of my dreams, we live in San Francisco, and I make a living through music. It’s a pretty damn good life.
Do you own my book?
-I do have one at my place. I think it belongs to my girlfriend.
Best hangover cure?
-20oz Fresh Squeezed OJ
Are you a hipster?
-I’ve only tried two of the twenty La Croix flavors… how many does it take?