5 Best Credit Card Readers 2022 For Musicians And Gigs

5 Best Credit Card Readers 2022 For Musicians And Gigs

Everywhere you go, people appreciate the ability to pay for products and services with plastic. Some countries, like Japan, are basically a cash-first society. But in North America, many of us are used to making payments with debit and credit cards because of their ease of use and convenience. Even though it doesn’t make much…

How To Start And Organize A Music Festival, And Overview For Beginners

How To Start And Organize A Music Festival, And Overview For Beginners

Music festivals have quickly become one of the most popular ways to consume live music. The culture, the price, and the huge amount of quality live acts have all contributed to the success of festivals everywhere. In my opinion, the decline in live bands playing university frosh parties has also led to an increased demand…

Tools And Tips Which Make Your Gigging Easier And More Profitable

Tools And Tips Which Make Your Gigging Easier And More Profitable

I’ve been a full-time touring musicians for three years now. It’s been an incredible learning experience, and I’ve played some shows that have made every hardship worth it. Something I’ve enjoyed doing is figuring out how to make touring more fun. For me, this means a few things: Being more profitable, more comfortable, and more…

How To Get People Out To Your Shows When Even Your Family Members Don’t Want To Come

How To Get People Out To Your Shows When Even Your Family Members Don’t Want To Come

“How do I get people out to my shows when even my family members don’t want to come?”, lamented a fellow musician on Facebook earlier this year. Fair question. After all, who loves you more than your parents, relatives, or siblings, right? If they aren’t your top supporters, who will be? Truth be told, this…

How To Put On A House Concert And Host Them Successfully (A Guide For Musicians)

How To Put On A House Concert And Host Them Successfully (A Guide For Musicians)

House concerts have been around forever in one form or another – from the East Coast kitchen parties to live band parties – but lately, they’ve become a way for artists to make good money and for fans to experience music and art up close and personal. Having hosted and played many house concerts, I’ve…

How To Get A Music Booking Agent Or Booking Agency, And What They Do

How To Get A Music Booking Agent Or Booking Agency, And What They Do

For many artists, booking agents are a logical first or second team member to bring on board. Playing live is a huge part of how most artists earn an income, build a fan base, and gain press coverage. When you start booking your own shows, you’ll quickly realize how difficult and time consuming it can…