This guide was adapted with permission from one of Ari Herstand’s articles on Ari’s Take. You should also check out his guide on how he sold out the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis. There’s no use putting on a show if there isn’t anybody there to watch you play. A simple status update on Facebook or […]
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.
This is a guest post by Neal Hoffmann, a musician and a regular at playing gigs online. Today he’s going to share with us how he makes real money from gigging inside computer games and over the internet. If you’re interested in hearing some of his music, you can do so here: http://www.reverbnation.com/amphibic. Now, let’s […]
Gigging is one of those things all musicians should at least give a try. Not only can be great for bringing in income, but it can also strengthen the connection fans feel they have with you. This leads to a more loyal fanbase, essentially more income and better word of mouth promotion. But what happens […]
Playing gigs is an all important part of most musician’s music careers. If you’ve played more then 5 or 10 gigs however, chances are you’ve played at least one where your levels just weren’t right. Either the microphone was too low and you couldn’t hear yourself, or one of the instruments was overpowering all the […]
While I’ve already shared guides about getting gigs and things you should be doing when trying to get your band booked, I haven’t yet shared those things you should avoid doing at all costs. Saying the right things to event organizers won’t count for anything if you also make mistakes that will make them not […]