Jukebox Skipping

Monday, June 5, 2017

Dive Bar Jukebox Etiquette

Question: Is it EVER okay for a bartender to NOT like a song and simply press "Skip" to go to the next song?


Over the weekend, one of the good folks at Billy Froggs in the Old Market skipped over a song because "He didn't want to hear two Mexican songs in a row." YIKES!

Now, keep in mind that the people playing the songs are Hispanic, and, had all gathered in town for the birthday of a family member.

After skipping the song, the family asked for their money back and were told no, "I do this at least 30 times a day."

So, I ask you, Omaha's dive bar going pubic...did the bartender at Billy Froggs have a right to skip a song he didn't like and refuse to give the money back. OR...was he just being a jerk to people who were in HIS bar paying money to have a good time.


(PS...this just in bar owners...you don't have a business if people don't want to come into your bar to eat and drink.) DUH!

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  2. They play music that people don't like (bartenders & patrons) at my dive bar and we just remind one another that someone paid money to hear that song and we can suck it up or leave!!

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    1. Suck it up or leave is right! Don't like it...put your own money in the jukebox!

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