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Live Performance Music Business

Vivian Campbell Shares Upside Of Music Piracy For Def Leppard

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Coming off a long summer of touring, Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell here weighs in on his twenty-five years in the group, what the experience has been like, and what the band has described as an ‘upside’ to music piracy. Guest post by Shivani Patel om the SymphonicBlog It’s now been 25 years since Vivian Campbell joined Def Leppard, stepping in […]

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6 Ways To Use Storytelling As A Musician (That Have Nothing To Do With Lyrics)

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Songs have been a storytelling medium for as long as they’ve existed, but too often artists have restricted this to their lyrics. In this article we look at six ways artists can help to communicate a narrative to their audience outside of lyrics. Guest post by Allison Johnelle Boron of the Reverbnation Blog Songs have told stories from […]

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How To Make A Good Show A Great One

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Once you’ve been playing shows for awhile and have begun to see some real success and interest form your audience, it’s time to consider stepping it up and moving to the next level. Here we look at some ways in which you can transform your good live show into something great. You and your band […]

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New Music Degrees and Certificates at CCA

This past Friday, August 25, 2017 was an extraordinary day. This day marked my 2nd anniversary working at the Community College of Aurora in Aurora, CO. On this day, our esteemed Curriculum Committee approved my first two Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program CTE Certificates and A.A.S. Degrees: Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program (MEE) Initial Certificates […]

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CCA’s New Music & Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program Moves Forward!

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It’s All About MEE! It is with great enthusiasm, pleasure, thanksgiving, and gratitude that I can share with you the following news. This morning, the Colorado State Faculty Curriculum Committee (SFCC) unanimously moved to approve all seven newly authored music courses for the new Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program (MEE) at the Community College of […]

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12 Must-Have Apps For DIY Artists And Bands

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Establishing yourself in the music industry is a challenging task, but luckily there are a variety of apps out there that can make the task that much easier for DIY artists. Here several successful self-made artists share a few of their favorites. Guest post by Carson Yarbrough of Wysidio Breaking through in the music industry can seem like […]

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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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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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