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
I have played many live shows where I have seen bands do some unprofessional things. A lot of these things are simple things that can be fixed. Here are 10 things you need to stop doing on stage immediately.Read More 10 Things You Need To Stop Doing On Stage Immediately
One of the biggest things you can do for your music career is to make new connections. Do you ever wonder how those other bands are getting all the best shows? Well, they probably know somebody to get those awesome gigs. You might think it is impossible to meet amazing people in the music business, but it isn’t that hard actually.Read More how to meet amazing people in the music business
If you played enough gigs, then you know that some of them just aren’t worth it. We all wish we could go back in time and say no. I will go over some factors to know if your next gig is worth playing.Read More How to know if that gig is really worth it?