Kyle Weber of Indie On The Move is one of the most seasoned booking experts in the country!
In this episode of the MICPodcast, you'll get a clear vision of the booking landscape in 2021 and beyond with some great tactics to be seen!
Indie On The Move has guided thousands of musicians across the country to find bandmates, local showcases, and even piece together national tours using the super simple profile options. Not only have they created the largest live music venue database, but they regularly connect with the talent buyers and agents involved to make sure their contacts are regularly updated!
We've truly recommended this super affordable platform to countless artists and use it ourselves regularly. The college booking database and blog sections are also chocked full of valuable contacts and articles.
Even our CEO Evan Price booked his first national tour almost a decade ago...
As a hustler in the music industry, one of the most difficult aspects of DIY booking is simply finding the email address or contact information of a potential connection! I oftentimes call this “scraping” for an address. There are many ways to do this, but after countless hours of databasing almost the entire country’s venues, I’ve found the fastest ways to find the booking contact’s info below!
#1 - Facebook (Fastest, Most Revealing!)
Facebook is easily the fastest way to score booking email addresses for me personally. I’m not sure if it’s the fact that I basically live on the platform already, but a simple click to the ‘About’ section is typically more revealing than a few minutes sifting through a website. I highly recommend using this as your first place to search.
#2 - Website (Google Search!)
Most reputable venues are going to have a website. Find the ‘Contact’ menu for booking...