Category: Live Music

Recording and producing music is a crucial part of creating and sharing music, but without a great live sound and performance, what you do in the studio might not matter. People have always loved to see and hear live performances and will continue to do so for years to come. It's always great to listen to music in your home, car, office or wherever, but there is just something about going to see an artist live that is hard to beat. A connection is made through the artist and listener at a live show that is an amazing experience. Here is a compilation of some tips to improve your live music, bands to check out, and great festivals and shows to attend.

Building Your Band

If you’re an independent artist that’s looking to build your band, it can be hard to know where to start. What are the important attributes to consider? 

Preparing For The Gig Hunt

The thrill of the live performance is usually No. 1 on an artist’s list.  But if you’re just about to make the debut of your music career, breaking into the gig search can initially be overwhelming. 

The Tolls Of Touring

Live performance is key to enhancing the relationship between your band and your fans.  It is the top arena for connecting. Without live performance, building a fan base will be non-existent. So what should you embrace and should you stay clear of when beginning to tour?

Performance Rights Organizations

Performance Rights Organizations ensure musicians and publishers receive their royalty payments after public performances. What qualifies as a public performance? Understanding the many different performances areas that are considered public could open up new streams of revenue for you.

Busking

People often throw out misconceptions about buskers. They assume they’re washed up musicians, need money for drugs or are homeless. There’s actually been a busking revival where musicians make extra money or sometimes even live off busking. So what are some of the guidelines and structures behind busking?  

Tips Every Sound Engineer Wished Performance Artists Knew!

A sound engineer is a critical attribute to your live experience. For those who aren’t in the music scene, the importance of the relationship between the band and the sound engineer is non-existent. But for those of us who are, we’re well aware that the sound engineer has an immense part to play in how your gig turns out.

Top Summer Music Festivals

Summer is just around the corner, and that means the music festival season is upon us. Each festivals offers a different lineup and different experience. So we thought to give you a quick rundown of some of the top ones you may want to check out this year.

Rolling Stones and WWE Team Up For Pay-Per-View Stream of Concert

What do the Rolling Stones have in common with professional wrestling? The Rolling Stones get into the online streaming business. The group’s December 15 Newark 50th Anniversary show will be available on a pay-per-view basis. People who purchase an online stream will have the option to watch the show on their tablets and smartphones along with the ability to pause and rewind the performance as well.

Hangout Music Festival

The Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores Alabama is one of the best festivals to attend. For a very reasonable price, it’s a great way to not only have a vacation at the beach but also see a wide variety of great bands. Staying in a condo, showering, shuttles, and the cool breeze from the ocean set Hangout Fest apart from any other festival. It is a beautiful three day concert that starts and leaves you wanting more.