Finding Your Brand Identity—Kendall Rucks (Ep 144)

2020-04-03T11:31:10-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Festivals, Marketing, Podcast, PR|

Kendall Rucks is highly influenced by the fashion and vibe of the 60s and 70s, has roots in 80s and 90s rock, and she loves LA. Inspired by Fiona Apple’s Tidal album, Kendall’s big goal is to create an album that tells a story, while balancing the current single [...]

Unapologetic Dreams and Free of Fear—Alonzo (Ep 143)

2020-03-27T08:57:34-07:00March 27th, 2020|Podcast, PR, singing, Tips, Touring|

Alonzo is a multi-talented artist. You may have first been introduced to him as part of Fatally Unique on season 6 of America’s Got Talent. A phenomenal dancer, Alonzo always had dreams of something more. Singing was his passion and so in 2013 his years of preparation led to [...]

Options for Musicians Amidst Uncertain Times – Dave Cool (Ep 142)

2020-03-26T08:23:52-07:00March 21st, 2020|Audience Building, Crowd Funding, Marketing, Podcast, Tips|

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is reminding us that there are things musicians can do to hedge our income during uncertain times. Amidst the cancellation of shows, festivals and conferences, many musicians are feeling uncertain about the near term future. Dave Cool, VP of Business Development at Bandzoogle joins [...]

Online Courses, Self-Publishing and Consistent Content—Ariane Cap (Ep 141)

2020-03-18T04:39:12-07:00March 20th, 2020|Bass, Education, Podcast|

Ariane Cap is a multi-instrumentalist, educator, author, blogger and composer. She has a very cool online educational website for learning bass, technique and theory. Ariane’s courses and webinars have built a loyal following and she focuses on consistent content creation to support her business. Hailing from Austria, Ariane shares [...]

Barn Raising—Megan Leigh (Ep 140)

2020-03-03T14:53:21-08:00March 13th, 2020|Audience Building, House Concerts, Podcast|

My guest this week is singer-songwriter Megan Leigh. Megan recently went full-time with her music career time and we dig into how that transition has gone. Along the way we explore how she found the help and support she needed to start the journey, upped her game as a musician, [...]

The Power of Facebook Communities (Ep 139)

2020-03-05T20:12:45-08:00March 6th, 2020|Audience Building, Marketing, Podcast|

In this episode I take on a challenge from the Pat Flynn podcast and reached out to a number of administrators of Facebook Communities. There is real power in community, but it comes with a number of challenges as well. I made the ask of a number of community [...]