My big bucks came from my LIVE performances. But the year of the pandemic changed everything for me when all shows were canceled. Glad I found Buy me a coffee. Between my big cabaret shows I'd do some "piano bar" gigs and on the piano there was always a "tip-Jar". Why not have a virtual one to give my fans a chance to support my Podcast "Carlos Avalon My Music-My Life", my youtube channel ThisIsCarlosAvalon and my career in general. And so, here I am.