Category Archives: Music Booking

Should You Ever Have To Pay For A Gig? Two Artist’s Thoughts

The whole “pay to play” idea is very divisive.  I’m talking about the fact that in many cities bands and artists are required to sell a certain number of tickets in order to gain a slot in a show. They’re … Continue reading

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#33: Booking, Pt. 6 – 6 Booking Agreements You Should Know About – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

In this episode, John and Bill continue their discussion of Music Booking, specifically the various Booking Agreements you should be familiar with. These are: Performance Agreements Agent Agreements Side Musicians Agreements Production Agreements Merchandise Agreements Performing Rights Organization (PRO) Agreements … Continue reading

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Band Press Kit Essentials – Ignore These At Your Own Peril

A band’s press kit is similar to a personal resume. It is often the first impression of your sound, your image and your music. It is essential that a musician or band with professional aspirations invest adequate time and money … Continue reading

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#32: Booking, Pt. 5 – 5 Ways To Get A Gig For Your Band – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

Welcome to episode #32 of The Music Biz Workshop Podcast!  In this episode, John and Bill continue their discussion of Music Booking, based on the article below, “5 Ways To Get A Gig For Your Band”: Subscribe via iTunes here: … Continue reading

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#31: Booking, Pt. 4 – Are You Ready To Hire A Booking Agent? – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

Welcome to episode #31 of The Music Biz Workshop Podcast! In this episode, John and Bill wrap up their four-part series on Music Booking by answering the question, “Are you ready to hire a Booking Agent? Subscribe via iTunes here: … Continue reading

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#30: Booking, Pt. 3 – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

Welcome to episode #30 of The Music Biz Workshop Podcast! In this episode, John and Bill continue their four-part series on Music Booking with a discussion of booking your own gigs. Subscribe via iTunes here: The Music Biz Workshop Podcast … Continue reading

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#29: Booking, Pt. 2 – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

Welcome to episode #29 of The Music Biz Workshop Podcast! In this episode, John and Bill discuss how to put together a Press Kit geared towards booking gigs. Subscribe via iTunes here: The Music Biz Workshop Podcast You can leave … Continue reading

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#28: Booking, Pt. 1 – The Music Biz Workshop Podcast

Subscribe via iTunes here: The Music Biz Workshop Podcast Welcome to episode #28 of The Music Biz Workshop Podcast! In this episode, John and Bill discuss how to get prepared to book your first gig. You can leave us a … Continue reading

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