Making a Meaningful Moment and Keeping It Real
What’s the secret to connecting with an audience? If you’re a solo performer, how do you give the people gathered to hear you a meaningful experience? What about for bands? Is it even possible?
The answer is yes… and, no.
YES magical moments are possible during your performance. And, NO you can’t “make” them happen.
Here’s a quote from Richard Branson’s book, Business Stripped Bare:
“In an era of digital downloads and headphones that tune out the rest of the world, the live-music experience offers something different, authentic and communal.” Continue reading
There are several ways you can show your support and help local music in the Madison area, as well as any place that has a local music scene. Supporting local music isn’t expensive, a serious headache, or inconvenient. This list proves it, so no more excuses! Continue reading
There’s a recent music-related survey (Yes, ask anyone who knows me, I actually enjoy tearing apart the results of almost any type of survey) and it asked hundreds of people linked with the entertainment industry to answer one basic question: what do you believe is the most important thing for any band or artist to do? Continue reading
Like any business your ability to bring in a crowd at your live shows, or sell your albums means you need an ever-growing list of potential buyers — also known as, your fans.
To build a fan base, typically you need to get your music in front of people who are already predisposed to like the kind of music you produce. Continue reading