Cover bands can be a great outlet for musicians looking to play out live. Even if they aren’t comfortable writing original material. It is a great way to make some extra money as well. The more experienced musician can do well in a cover band without putting a lot of work into it even. But […]Read More Why your cover bands need to keep things fresh
Crowdfunding is an amazing tool when used properly and to its full potential. It allows fans to be part of the creative process. Unfortunately, many bands often shy away from sites like gofundme and Kickstarter, because of the way they’ve been misused by others. Many artists fear that they’ll look like beggars or scam artists, taking advantage of people.Read More CROWDFUNDING: AM I A DOUCHE BAG FOR DOING IT?
Nothing comes easy and it usually takes many years to get to a point where you become successful. Remember, persistence wins the game.Read More Persistence Wins the Game
What original musician doesn’t want to play more and better shows? You can make it easier on yourself by using some effective strategies that help me book 200 shows a year. I pay my bills exclusively with music, and I’ll tell you how.Read More ELEVEN WINNING STRATEGIES FOR SELLING YOUR BAND
After years of playing guitar in bands, I have learned the hard way that there are some things that I need to bring to every show. Most of these items are well worth the investment and you might already own these items.Read More 5 important things every guitarist should have
As we grow our online presence for our music, we need to pay attention to how things look. The main graphics banners on social media is one thing that we need to get correct to make a big impact.Read More How to make great social media banners
I have personally got positions in bands mostly because I was a nice guy. I have often replaced a person that was a better player than myself. Those bands kept me around because I wasn’t a jerk. So stop being a jerk to make sure you land that next gig.Read More Stop being a jerk to get the gig
You may think that you can get away without a quality video. The reality is that it’s a direct reflection of what you are offering. If a client who is showcasing a big festival wants a top-notch band than they will be looking at videos. Live performances captured is the modern day business card.Read More Video Enhanced The Radio Star
I am always surprised at how many musicians I talk with that really have no idea what a Performance Rights Organization is, or what it does for artists. Let me explain how you can become a pro by joining a P.R.O.Read More How to be a pro by joining a P.R.O.
Have you ever felt like you wanted to find a way to steal all the fans of that band that is doing better than you? Well, you can. The best part is that you aren’t really stealing them and you won’t get arrested. Find out which bands are similar to you. Their fans can be […]Read More How to steal new fans from other bands