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Musicians learn how to market your band and your music.

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Live Nation, Ticketmaster and Your Local Music Club

The big news in the music industry these days is the upcoming merger between Live Nation and Ticketmaster.  Seems they want to merge and control about 80% of the live music industry.  Those 2 companies control most of the major acts, many of the big venues, and the ticket distribution. ...

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What The Heck Is A Rider?

Simply put, a rider is part of a contract, usually an addition to a standard agreement. Whenever you play live you have to sign one. They cover things like sound equipment, lights, security, and all the issues that make a live show run smoothly. Experienced bands put specific things in...

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What the Heck Do Tour Managers Do For Musicians?

Putting together the details of a tour can suck... big time.  There are lots of details that you have to pay attention to like making sure everything is ready to go wherever you’re playing, dealing with hotels, food and transportation and making sure everyone shows up for the gig and...

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How do you eat an elephant? Does marketing your music seem like an overwhelming mission?

How do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time.  Music is like every venture in life, you start small, but always think about the big picture. In other words, start locally, take little bites at getting some fans, but think world domination. Do all the ground work on...

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