Juggling Twenty Plus Performances a Month—Frankie Raye (Ep 127)

2019-10-17T15:19:58-07:00October 18th, 2019|Creativity, Performing, Podcast, Tips|

Frankie Raye is a powerhouse performer juggling over twenty shows a month. She is a singer-songwriter based out of Tampa, Florida. In 2019 Frankie launched her first album Brave. She has been recognized in several Best of the Bay Award categories including: singer, songwriter, vocalist, pop act - original, local [...]

The Value of a Mentor—Adam and Michael Scharff (Ep 126)

2019-10-10T09:22:57-07:00October 11th, 2019|Audience Building, Performing, Podcast, Tips|

Adam and Michael Scharff are longtime working musicians and music teachers. These days they’re in the world of virtual artist development. With a focus on mentoring artists, Adam and Michael offer a compliment of production, writing, recording services. Their podcast Mentoring for the Modern Day Musician features the advice [...]

Effective Use of Digital Media for Musicians—Bruce Wawrzyniak (Ep 125)

2019-10-11T07:17:39-07:00October 4th, 2019|Marketing, Podcast, PR|

My guest today is Bruce Wawrzyniak of Now Hear This. We talk about PR, promotions, social media, websites, placements and a whole lot more. I did a quick search for musician-focused podcasts and came across Now Hear This Entertainment by our guest, Bruce Wawrzyniak. His company has a focus on [...]

Karyn Ann and October’s Lady Brain Listening Room Event (Ep 124)

2019-10-04T07:12:45-07:00October 3rd, 2019|Performing, Podcast, Touring|

This is a special announcement episode for Unstarving Musician gal pal Lindsay White and Lady Brain Presents. The conversation features Karyn Ann, who will be one of the performing artists for an upcoming Lady Brain Presents listening room event.  (See press release below.) Karyn shares stories about networking on [...]

The Balancing Act of Playing in Multiple Bands–Miles Franco (Ep 123)

2019-10-02T14:52:54-07:00October 2nd, 2019|Gigs, Licensing, Podcast, Tips|

My guest for this episode is LA-based musician, Miles Franco. We talk about balancing multiple projects and how he established himself after relocating from San Jose to LA. Miles reminds me a little bit of myself. He gigs with a number of bands, he’s in demand. He’s balancing a [...]

Branding Your Music with Greg Wilnau (Ep 122)

2019-09-21T06:36:39-07:00September 20th, 2019|Gigs, Marketing, Podcast, Tips|

Greg Wilnau, host of the Musician Monster podcast, joins me this episode. We talk about the Musician Monster website, which is a treasure trove of free resources, branding your music and making more money as a performing artist. Greg Wilnau has been on my radar for quite some time. [...]