If you’re a performing musician, one thing’s for sure; you’re not going to be performing just once! And here’s the thing about anything you do on a recurring basis; it can be boiled down into a checklist. The question, of course, is why would you want to go to the trouble of creating a checklist? […]
Getting And Performing Gigs
Gigs are one of the most popular ways for musicians to make money. It's because of this that you definitely need to get your gigging game on! The below guides help with getting gigs, being prepared for them, and performing live on stage.
Having a car definitely has it’s advantages. But so does taking the expense of having and maintaining a vehicle and investing it elsewhere. For those of us working musicians who don’t have a car for whatever reason but still have gigs to get to – we have to figure out more creative means of transportation. […]
If you play your cards right, eventually you’ll break away from dead-end bar gigs with small crowds. It’s a “paying your dues” phase that most have to go through. How long it lasts is different for everyone, but smart artists that take time to educate themselves can usually shorten the life span. Especially if they […]
Editor Note: Hi guys, today we’ve something a bit different. Cynthia Brando has kindly agreed to share her story with you, specifically looking at why she feels she got stage fright, and some of the things she did to better manage that as a performing musician. It’s our hope that if you also suffer with […]
Want free music marketing tips and branding advice? Join my mailing list and get my free monthly newsletter sent to your inbox! For most bands and artists gigging is a big component of their overall strategy. Although their are a few who have successfully taken the road less traveled, the vast majority of artists need […]
Album release parties, also know as album drop parties, are pivotal for any musician in any genre at any stage in their career. These gatherings announce that a record is going live, celebrating the culmination of an artist’s hard work. They’re also important for album promotion, the building of your reputation, and network development. So […]