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

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 [...]

2019-10-17T15:19:58-07:00October 18th, 2019|Creativity, Performing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

2019-10-10T09:22:57-07:00October 11th, 2019|Audience Building, Performing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

2019-10-04T07:12:45-07:00October 3rd, 2019|Performing, Podcast, Touring|0 Comments

Igniting Creativity and Restarting a Music Career–Glasys (Ep 120)

In this episode I speak with instrumentalist, vocalist, producer and songwriter Glasys on igniting creativity and restarting a music career.  We begin by discussing his immigration from Israel to Portland, Oregon and the process of discovering a new local music scene.  He also provides insight into the pivotal moments [...]

Arlene Paculan – Community and the Power of Connection (Ep 112)

Singer songwriter Arlene Paculan is all about community. Whether it's through creating empowering arts events or sharing how artists overcome adversity, she understands the power of connection and shares that talent. We talk about her latest album Home With You and the various events she creates through Let's Make [...]

2019-07-19T07:40:00-07:00July 19th, 2019|Audience Building, Performing, Podcast, Tips|0 Comments

Managing Stage Fright with Perspective, a Conversation with Chris Avetta (Ep 111)

Chris Avetta on stage fright, perspective, the business of music, and more. | Forest for the Trees Singer songwriter Chris Avetta joins me today in a conversation about stage fright, perspective, the business of music, and more. These days, Chris has a lot going on and when [...]

2019-07-12T08:03:45-07:00July 12th, 2019|Festivals, Performing, Podcast|1 Comment