“Out of respect for the artist, we ask that you not make video recordings of the performances you are about to witness.” These are difficult instructions to follow when David Byrne is on stage in overalls singing Biz Markie’s “Just a Friend.” And apparently some may not have heeded the request.

At the Artists’ Pay for Radio Play Rally at Le Poisson Rouge in New York on Tuesday night (Feb. 25), Byrne joined hosts musician Marc Ribot and “Freeloading” author Chris Ruen as well as a slew of other artists, including Tift Merritt, REM’s Mike Mills and Rosanne Cash (via video) as well as the Future Music Coalition’s Kevin Erickson to perform and/or rally for performance royalties for terrestrial radio airplay.

Read the full post at Billboard.

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