All posts tagged "business"
The Working Musician vs. Bar & Club Owners
ARTICLE VIEWS: 31,141 Open Letter from Working Musician, Dave Goldberg to LA Club & Bar Owners. The Working Musician vs. Bar & Club Owners Jazz Musician, Dave Goldberg, pinned this scathing and darkly humorous open letter to...
- Posted March 30, 2017
Live Nation in talks with C3 Presents
ARTICLE VIEWS: 8 According to the New York Times, Live Nation is reportedly in advanced talks to buy a majority stake in C3 Presents, the promoter behind festivals such as Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits and more. The...
- Posted October 8, 2014
Why You Don’t Need a Record Deal (Anymore)
ARTICLE VIEWS: 430 For most of the modern history of popular music, the musician’s career goal was the mythical ‘record deal.’ The recording contract has traditionally been the key to realizing your dreams, to finally recording in...
- Posted July 14, 2014
Open Letter From a Bar Owner to Musicians
ARTICLE VIEWS: 6,797,416 The letter I have copied below was posted on Tampa Craigslist by a bar owner, but it was flagged for removal before I could provide a link or credit the author. But I managed...
- Posted October 17, 2013
New Trend in Clubs – Musicians Must Pay to Play
ARTICLE VIEWS: 194 Remember those days when you were a kid and begged your parents to buy you a guitar for your birthday or Christmas? Remember when you swore to them that you’d practice hard every single...
- Posted October 11, 2013
Kid Rock’s $20 Ticket. Change The Concert Business?
ARTICLE VIEWS: 19 Can Kid Rock’s $20 Ticket Change The Concert Business? Kid Rock has gone completely against the grain of the concert industry by touring behind the idea that a cheap ticket makes more money than...
- Posted August 26, 2013
5 Ways To Get Free Music Promotion
ARTICLE VIEWS: 41 5 Ways To Get Free Music Promotion Artists and bands often complain about the cost of promotion, but thanks to the Internet there are more ways than ever to do it for...
- Posted August 22, 2013
6 Bands That Changed The Business Of Music
ARTICLE VIEWS: 115 6 Bands That Changed The Business Of Music Inc. recently ran an interesting article about the iconic bands that changed the business of music. Yes, they all influenced music to a great degree, but...
- Posted August 21, 2013
Why Musicians Should Never Donate Their Talents
ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,971 Perhaps the biggest way society hoodwinks and exploits musicians is booking them for a fundraiser. If you’re a working musician, you’ve undoubtedly gotten this call: “Hi, it’s Jane from the _______Foundation. We were...
- Posted May 31, 2013