6 Reasons Every Gigging Artist Should Be Selling Merch

For any band or artist planning on hitting the road for a tour, merch sales are a must. In addition to pulling in much needed revenue, merchandise is a great. Continue reading

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Why, How To Practice In Gig Conditions

While practice is obviously essential to improving your performance abilities as a musician, where and how you do so can dramatically impact the kind of improvement you see. In this. Continue reading

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Charity Gigs: Should I Do Them?

As a performing musician, you will at some point undoubtably be asked to perform for free at a charity or non-profit, and while these gigs can be an excellent opportunity. Continue reading

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Gigroad: Airbnb For Booking Shows

Mark Mckelvie from Gigroad joins co-hosts Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on the Music Biz Weekly podcast. Gigroad is like an Airbnb for concerts, connecting artists with fans and places. Continue reading

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Tax Change Could Kill Corporate Gigs For Musicians

A crackdown by Congress on tax loopholes may have a far-reaching impact for the entertainment industry as corporate America is forced to take a hard look at how much they. Continue reading

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Booking Your First Gigs + A FREE Webinar With Steve Rennie

For any artist just starting out, the process of booking gigs can be both difficult and disheartening, but it's important to be proactive and stick with it. Industry veteran Steve. Continue reading

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MusicThinkTank.com Weekly Recap: Premiumization & More

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud Tommy Darker: Premiumization 101 for Musicians Mike Harmon: Landing Musician-For-Hire Gigs with your Presskit Jamie Leger: The Musicians Guide To YouTube Marketing

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Landing Musician-For-Hire Gigs With Your Presskit

Are you a musician looking for gigs? You may be competing with many others for the same gig so you’ll need to make sure that you get picked. On Music. Continue reading

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MusicThinkTank.com Weekly Recap: Performing Music Gets Us High & More

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud   Tom Satchwell: Stop Making Them Wait And Give Them The Music Bobby Owsinski: Performing Music Gets Us High  

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Playing Profitable Shows as a Band: The 25% Rule

Touring is an important aspect for bands. Since it can be costly, David Roberts has posted a profitable tour itinerary template for indie bands to use. He also talks about. Continue reading

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