Audio, Venues & Managers

Tips on Booking the Right Gig

Tips on Booking the Right Gig

Booking a show when you’re first starting off can seem a daunting, overwhelming task with no clear start. Getting multiple rejections, and figuring out how fit yourself into the right space would make anyone discouraged.  But with the...

How Booking a Show Really Works

How Booking a Show Really Works

There are a lot of moving parts in the music industry. For just one show there is the artist, their crew, stage production, security, ushers, bartenders, audio and light engineers; the list goes on. One of the most crucial roles is the person...

A Little Bit of Everything With Jenna Mitchell

A Little Bit of Everything With Jenna Mitchell

Starting with an unmatched confidence to make it in the industry, Jenna Mitchell has found her own way to balance both sides. She tours on the Bass with Nashville-based Daddy Issues, and quite literally runs seemingly all around behind the scenes at various venues and...

Kate Byrne: Doing The Most and Still Growing

Kate Byrne: Doing The Most and Still Growing

People that want to get into the music industry typically have their own passions and areas in which they want to be involved. Some people work entirely in, for example, Public Relations or Artist Management. Other people, like Kate Byrne, do a lot of everything. In...

Tips on Treating Merch Managers

Tips on Treating Merch Managers

Festival season is HERE. The combination of your favorite bands, a few to discover and some good friends makes for a wonderful summer. Every festival is jam-packed with music, food, and merchandise from every artist on the lineup. If you like buying merch (who...

Tours and Tacos: An Interview With Alex Fucking Smith

Tours and Tacos: An Interview With Alex Fucking Smith

You may or may not know about Alex Fucking Smith. Yes, that F-bomb was intentional. Alex has been the Merchandise Manager for Chicago pop punk band Sleep On It since their inception in 2012. He enjoys connecting with fans and traveling the country with some of his...

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