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4 People Who Should Get Free Tickets To Your Show

For many musicians, whether they be amateurs just starting out or global superstars, playing live can be one of the best ways to make money in this business. In fact, for quite a few artists, it can be one of…

How to Prep for Your Summer Tour

So you have your big summer tour all booked, your route is planned, and you and your band are itching to get on the road. While everything seems exciting and shiny now, after a couple weeks of being crammed in…

How To Book a Tour Using Spotify and Soundcloud Analytics

Having a great tour requires a lot more than Redbull and good vibes. It involves a lot of planning, promotion and strategic insight. Thankfully, booking a tour is becoming easier to pull off with the help of Spotify and SoundCloud…

How to Attract a Booking Agency

Without a booking agent, it can be hard to find gigs on your own. Luckily there are tools like SonicBids that can help, but it can be very useful to have an agency on your side if you want to…

How to Book a DIY Tour Like a Pro

This article originally appeared on the site of our friends over at Sonicbids. It’s no secret that in today’s industry, musicians are much more than musicians. Often we have to be our own booking agents, publicists, marketing teams, merch coordinators,…

How to use Facebook Events to get bigger crowds

Facebook might seem outdated, or not as “hip” as Instagram, Snapchat, and other social media outlets, but it should not be underestimated! Facebook remains the number one social media network used today. The average person spends around 35 minutes a…

Tips For Gigging Musicians: Avoid Making These Common Mistakes

Whether you’re new to playing live or you’re a gig veteran, you’re not immune to some of the common pitfalls of playing live. In this post I’ll describe how to avoid some of the downsides of live engagements. I have…

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…

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…