I know we talk a lot about finding your target audience in the Artist Collective. But it's not just about selling your songs. Your music can be a lot more than that... and it should.
It's art. It's a message. It's your creative energy in music form. And, it can also be therapy for listeners who are connecting with you and your songs.
Check out this great blog post from Karen Weeks from Elderwellness.net.
Artist Collective wants every musician to thrive, but we also understand that music is made for people and it stays with them for their entire lives. Never is that more evident than with seniors who can use music to get back parts of themselves they may have lost due to issues, such as cognitive decline. Here we’ll take a look at how music soothes the soul and can heal from the inside out.
Music therapy is the process of utilizing music – either playing or listening to – to create a sense of...
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...