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The 6 Best Jobs for Touring Musicians

This article originally appeared on Sonicbids.  As a touring musician, it’s nice to have the financial stability that a day job can provide. Finding a job flexible enough to allow you to leave for several weeks or months at a time is crucial while you develop your…

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How to Book Your Own Show In 5 Steps

“If you want something done right you have to do it yourself,” is an adage that doesn’t necessarily apply to setting up your own show. If it’s your first time you are going to do some things wrong. Maybe a lot of things. Talk to…

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The 5 People You Meet on Tour

It really isn’t that small a world. You can drive across America for weeks and weeks with new scenery every night. But no matter what direction you head, or what kind of music you play, you can almost always expect to run into these people….

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How to Book a DIY Tour Like a Pro

This article originally appeared on SonicBids. You can see more, and learn about author Lee Duck here.  It’s no secret that in today’s industry, musicians are much more than musicians. Often we have to be our own booking agents, publicists, marketing teams, merch coordinators, and a…

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3 Creative Ways Bands Can Make More Money Gigging

This article originally appeared on Sonicbids. You can see more, and learn about author Dave Kusek here.  Gigging and touring is the bread and butter for indie musicians today. Playing local gigs on the weekend with a few regional or national tours can provide enough income to…

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