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3 STEPS TO IDENTIFYING AND UNDERSTANDING YOUR FANBASE

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This article first appeared on Sonicbids Are you frustrated because you feel like your social networks are at a standstill? Despite all your best efforts to engage people on Twitter or Facebook, do the retweets, replies, comments, and likes seem to be a method of mystery? In order to engage your fanbase and build upon it, you […]

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The Most Important Things to Watch Out for When Booking Your Next Tour

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While securing dates quickly and early when booking a tour is important, it’s also important to avoid rushing things and making commitment which turn out later to be problematic. Here we look at some of the most important things to watch out for when booking your next tour. Guest Post By: JEREMY YOUNG The above video […]

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Oldies Hip Hop Cruise Becomes A Reality

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MIAMI (Courtesy of CelebrityAccess) — Ship-Hop, a new shipboard music event featuring some of the biggest name in hip hop from the 1990s, will set sail on the Caribbean early next year. Due to take place from January 11-15th from Miami to Cozumel, the cruise features a who’s who of legacy hip hop acts, including […]

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Why Event Marketers Should Learn To Lean On Their Ticketing Partners

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As the one responsible for the marketing of a concert or event, there’s typically a great deal of pressure to up the headcount of attendees. One way to ease some of the burden in this situation is to get assistance from your ticketing partner. Here we look at three major ways this can be done. […]

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To Book Better Shows Go DIY & Stay True To Your Identity

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Filling up a room can be one of hardest parts of growing a band, and far too often artists rely on venues or promoters to boost attendance at their shows, with poor results. Here we look at how adopting a DIY mentality can provide better results. _______________________ Guest post by Angela Mastrogiacom of Soundfly‘s Flypaper Booking a sold-out, or […]

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How To Use Social Media Influencers To Drive Live Show Attendance

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 Social influencer marketing has been gaining a lot of buzz recently and, although it can be highly effective, it can also be complex and confusing method of marketing, one which requires a carefully thought out strategy in order for it to be executed effectively. _________________________________ Guest post Christy Huggins of Eventbrite Social influencer marketing has been generating a […]

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Another Reason I Love Denver! Levitt Pavilion Denver Reports A Successful Debut

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DENVER, CO (Via CelebrityAccess) — Levitt Pavilion Denver, a brand-new amphitheater located in Ruby Hill Park, debuted on Thursday with the first installment of its free concert series, followed by its first general admission show on Friday night. The free event included a ribbon cutting, led by Liz Levitt, president of Levitt Foundation, City Councilman […]

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For Up-And-Coming Musicians, NPR’s Tiny Desk Can Be As Much Of A Boost As Late-Night TV

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While being able to showcase their talents on late night TV has typically been the best launching pad for artists, but it seems a new venue for such jumpstarts to success has been found in the intimate setting of an NPR studio, or so the numbers would suggest. _____________________________ Guest post by Emily Blake of Next Big Sound […]

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Why Saying Yes to Every Single Gig Is Actually Bad Advice

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Why Saying Yes to Every Single Gig Is Actually Bad Advice Guest Post by JEREMY YOUNG Taking career advice from multi-platinum artists should always come with some generous grains of salt, but this latest dispatch from Imagine Dragons‘ recent interview with NPR has me particularly befuddled. In it, singer Dan Reynolds imparts his advice to aspiring musicians that “you have to […]

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