Last month I participated in a legal panel held on the subject of how to legalize DIY music venues. There has been a tradition of DIY (which stands for Do It Yourself) venues springing up in cities like New York, Portland, Athens, Minneapolis, and Seattle. These venues created unique music scenes and cultures that spawned
Support your local scene. Because without them you wouldn’t have your favorite bands.
You will pay $30 to $50 to go see a band play one song you heard on the radio…. but you won’t pay $5 to $7 to see local bands? Hmmm, this disturbs me, terribly. It bothers me
This month, Running with Scissors talks about Pay-to-Play Showcases. As musicians, we can’t stand it. The idea behind this article is try to come up with a solution to avoid having to go through it moving forward--for we are all on board with trying to
As fall arrives we all find ourselves asking one another, “What happened to summer?” “How did the time pass us by so fast?” If you’re like me, you put together a list sometime before Memorial Day marking down which outdoor concerts, movies
Before you go ahead and decide that it’s worth it because, hey, they only charge 8.95 per 1000 followers, so why not?
Put down the debit card and read this before you purchase!
While this may be a quick and easy way to see an attractive
In trying times like these, I now, more than ever, hold more stock in the wise words of men past. While we may never know the depths of the music industry truth, we do have experts confirming that we, as humans, naturally emulate behavior. Doesn’t it make sense that