Everyone knows the music business is tough, and with so much conflicting career advice out there, it's enough to make your head spin! There are, of course, the time-tested words of wisdom that apply no matter which path you embark on, but here are three surprising music career tips that you didn't know you needed.
As an independent band, it's important to get on the road and play in places that aren't your hometown. Even if you aren't ready to tour yet, it's a good idea to start branching out and doing weekend runs in nearby towns, so you can start building a regional base that will make touring easier in the future.
Negative reaction to the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (IRFRA), which many view as discriminatory against gays, continues to grow, with Wilco and others cancelling concerts there. But a group of established Indiana based record labels and music companies have are calling for different approach.
Bandposters is made for artists, managers, labels, and promoters to design, print, and ship posters directly to venues and other locations all in 90 seconds or less. With a newly updated suite of tools and new features, Bandposters makes the headache of event promotion hassle-free for $15 per gig, always.
BottleRock Napa Valley, a 3-day music, food, and wine festival, is giving fans a sneak peek into the upcoming festival by hosting Instagram takeovers featuring artists from this year's lineup.