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Unstarving Musician’s Guide to Getting Paid Gigs—Chapter 8 (Ep 161)

This episode is another installment of the Unstarving Musician’s Guide to Getting Paid Gigs: How to Get Booked and Paid What You’re Worth Over and Over Again.This is chapter 8, which focuses on building your personal brand and reputation.I published the Unstarving Musician’s Guide just a little [...]

2020-06-10T05:24:21-04:00June 12th, 2020|Marketing, Podcast|1 Comment

A True Rock Band—Matt James (Ep 160)

Matt James is the lead singer of a band called Blacktop Mojo. The band lives together in the same house - advantageous in a pandemic. They’ve been able to write music in self-isolation, live stream and they have a brand new EP called Static. Blacktop Mojo [...]

2020-06-05T11:11:18-04:00June 10th, 2020|Performing, Podcast|0 Comments

Navigating Grief Through Music—Kate Schutt (Ep 159)

Singer-songwriter Kate Schutt’s latest album is about her five-year journey caring for her mother while she was dying of cancer. We share the loss of a parent to cancer and talked about the grief that is happening during these isolated times. Kate wrote a book about [...]

2020-06-02T10:43:19-04:00June 5th, 2020|Podcast|0 Comments

Creating a Thriving Patreon Community—Rebecca Loebe (Ep 158)

Rebecca Loebe has been actively touring since 2010, which of course came to a pause during the pandemic. She had wisely been building a loyal fan base community on her own platforms and eventually on Patreon.We talk about the benefits of her community focus, as well as [...]

2020-06-02T10:48:12-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Performing, Podcast|0 Comments

Distinguishing Your Band To Venues—David De Carion (Ep 157)

Dave De Carion is a longtime friend from the San Francisco Bay area. He became a student musician of one of my bandmates and was soon leading his own cover band Severe Pleasure. Recently Dave got stuck in Hawaii given travel restrictions from the pandemic and [...]

2020-05-22T10:17:16-04:00May 29th, 2020|Marketing, Podcast|0 Comments

Live Streamed Shows In Isolation —Dean Johanesen Part 2 (Ep 156)

Dean Johanesen first appeared on the podcast almost 100 episodes ago. Dean is a regular performer, so this pandemic has hit him quite hard. Adjusting to the new normal, he pivoted into live stream performances, and I even caught a recent one on StageIt. As his [...]

2020-05-27T04:26:53-04:00May 27th, 2020|Performing, Podcast|0 Comments
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