College Gigs and How To Market Them

[Editors Note: The following is the first in a monthly series of a partnership between TuneCore and students at Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University. In an attempt to offer new insight and educational content for independent artists, we’re excited to give these music industry professionals of the future a journalistic platform.]   Have […]

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4 Things You Can Giveaway in Exchange For an Email Address

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea Ira of New Artist Model.]   Email is one of the most effective ways to promote your music. But you’ve heard that a million times before, right? So today let’s start off by talking about the why. Once you understand that, it will be much easier to come up […]

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4 Major Live Music Trends Changing The Industry This Year

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Rachel Grate and originally appeared on the Eventbrite Blog.]   We’re just one month into 2017 (ed. – this was originally published in February of 2017), and it’s already proven to be a year of big changes — and the live music industry is no exception to the rule. To […]

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13 Tips For Getting the Gig From Talent Buyer Christina LaRocca

Hello music makers! My name is Christina LaRocca, Founder/CEO of L Rock Entertainment.   As a talent buyer with a decade of experience, I get somewhere between 25-100 requests A DAY from bands all over the country, asking to play the Big Apple or looking for assistance with tour booking.  How do I choose which bands are […]

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6 Tips For Selling Your CDs at Gigs

By Dwight Brown Selling CDs at gigs can be a cash cow. You’ve got a wide profit margin because the cost of CD Duplication is minimal compared to the price fans will pay for them. And, selling CDs gets your music out there to fans who will recommend your music. Tempt audiences at your performances, […]

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Top 3 Reasons You Aren't Getting the Gig

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Jhoni Jackson, an Atlanta-bred music journalist and venue-owner currently based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was originally featured on the Sonicbids Blog.] Not getting a gig you’re pining over can be incredibly frustrating. It’s especially disheartening when you can’t figure out why you’ve been turned down, whether you never received […]

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