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Valerie Melina
Valerie Melina
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Valerie is a lover of indie music and avid concert-goer.

Unconventional Venues to Look for When Booking Gigs

When it comes to playing shows, some are harder to connect with due to exclusivity, cost, and popularity. This can make booking gigs difficult for smaller artists. However, there are alternatives. Below are three possible types of unconventional and uncommon…

The Importance of Having Good Album Artwork

Behind every great album is great artwork. The design of an album’s cover is a crucial aspect of the album itself. Although it might seem that an album is all about the music, the artwork is the face of the…

The Importance of Having a Website as an Artist

There is more to the Internet than just social media websites and apps. Creating and using your own website is an important part of promotion for a musician. Here are six reasons why you need to have a website. Create…

How to Better Organize Your Social Media

As a musician today, it is important to be involved in social media websites and apps.  However, keeping track of your accounts can become tedious and confusing.  Below are a couple different methods for keeping it all organized. Method 1 This…

How to Eat Healthy as a Touring Musician

Travelling across America has its perks with its diverse climates and exciting cities, but, like on any road trip, your food choices can seriously affect your overall health. Whether you’re picky or a ravenous eater, there are numerous healthy food…

3 Steps to Creating Your Own Music Video (Without Breaking the Bank)

Promotion is a key part of becoming well-known as a band, and nowadays, with the Internet as popular and accessible as it is, music videos have become a cornerstone in marketing for musicians. Being able to share something across social…

How To Promote Your Next Show

So you’ve got a show coming up. The instruments, the musicians, the merchandise, it’s all ready. But what’s missing? An audience! Relying on a few Facebook posts to draw a crowd simply isn’t enough. Below you’ll see some helpful ways…

Concert Review: 97X’s Backyard Barbeque 2015

This past Memorial Day weekend, local Tampa radio station 97X put on Backyard Barbeque: an all-day concert event full of food, drink, and great music. Fun in the Sun On Saturday May 23, eight bands gathered along with food vendors…