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Gigs

Top 10 Ways to Make Your Gig Unforgettable

Our friends over at MusicMarketing.com have a done a great article that we HAD to share! So you’ve booked a gig. Now you have one mission: To make it so unforgettable that the people who attend can’t stop talking about…

How To Make a Gig Invest in Your Music

Whether you’re a band or singer/songwriter, your primary goal at gigs is most likely ‘acquire new fans’. Am I right? Okay, to achieve this, here’s a trick that’s so effective, so easy, so agonisingly simple to apply, you’ll wonder why…

How to Look for Gigs Online and Off

By Yannick Ilunga of The Jazz Spotlight A version of this article originally appeared on The Jazz Spotlight. This is the second of a three-part article (you can view the first part here). How to Look for Gigs Online and Off. As discussed in the…

How to Play a Successful – and Profitable! – Virtual Show

Whether you’re an emerging artist or a seasoned professional, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of online resources out there these days, all claiming to be the best way to either engage with your fan base, reach new…

Tour Sponsorship: How Creativity Can Become Dollars

When you’re out on the road touring, saving money can (at times) be the equivalent to making money. Many nights are spent sleeping in the van, couch surfing or camping in order to keep the necessary funds to use for…

How to Stay Motivated to Make Music

In the age of internet 2.0 and social media basically taking over our everyday existence, it’s easy to get distracted. On top of all of the issues facing our every day lives, we have to provide for ourselves, loved ones,…

13 Things You Need to Know About Playing Music Live

Playing live eh? The most important aspect of your musical career. Your live show is your best opportunity to sell your wares, entertain people (which is what music is all about in the end) and network with other musicians. It’s…

How to Draw in Promoters and Press With Your Band Bio

This article originally appeared on the site of our friends over at Sonicbids As a musician, having a bio is incredibly important. It’s your opportunity to make a great first impression, no matter what stage of your career you’re in.…

How to start getting gigs?

 Getting gigs is one of the most important factors in taking your music from a hobby to a career. It is where the vast majority of musicians make the largest portion of their income, whether it be from performance guarantees…

5 Ways to Get More Live Shows

Getting more gigs is a topic I write about quite regularly for a very good reason – a few small tweaks to your approach can have a such a huge impact on getting your music heard by more potential fans…