All posts by Teri B.

Teri Barr is a multimedia feature writer, radio host, and award-winning journalist. She has work appearing regularly in local and regional publications, along with producing news and webcasts at the national level. If she's not on assignment for a project, she may be banging on her drums, hunting for the next road trip to enjoy a live show with her husband Brian, or snuggling with their cat Harrie-Yeti. You can find her on twitter, facebook, and at

When Should You Give Up? (Hint: Never?!)

Never Give Up“We know what you want to accomplish. We may even know how you’d like everything to turn out.  The real question ends up being– what are you willing to push through any dips for– what are you willing to stand up for, bleed for, commit to, and sometimes be unreasonable about because you want it so much?  It is what’s actually going to get done.”
– Seth Godin Continue reading

Springboard to Fame? Why Festivals may still be Worth the Trip

Sunspot is a regular at the SXSW festivalDreaming about getting your band on a festival ticket where your music will get heard by those in the industry who may be able to help? Well, read on as The Sound of Local is pleased to share this guest blog from Mike with the hard-working band Sunspot. He explains what keeps luring them back to one of the biggest music gatherings in the country. It may just make you want to go, too. Continue reading