The Daily Biz – April 7th, 2020

Did you have contracts for your cancelled gigs? Were your contracts written or verbal? Do you have a standard contract that you use all the time whether it is a long form legal contract or a simple Letter of Agreement or Letter of Confirmation? Did You Have Contracts for Your Cancelled Gigs? Marketing used to […]

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The Daily Biz – April 6th, 2020

Going on tour is one of the most exciting things any working musician can do. Touring allows you to travel the country while showing fans what your music is like when it’s played live, plus it can be one of the best ways for a musician to make money with their art. How to Make […]

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The Daily Biz – April 5th, 2020

While many major acts are reeling from huge losses in ticket sales, some smaller DIY groups and artists are finding ways to pick up the pieces and generate some revenue. 5 Ways Artists Can Make Money During A Pandemic If you’ve been taking your music career seriously for a long time, it’s possible that you […]

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Introducing “The Daily Biz”

As I mentioned in my very first post, the reason that started this site, All About Music Business was so I could get the latest music business and industry information out to you whether it be gleaned from my own experiences as a musician over the years or, from what I find online. Now, my […]

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6 Things Musicians Should Be Doing While Self Isolating From COVID-19

Right now, it seems the whole world is practising self isolation from one other as a way to combat the spread of COVID-19. For a musician, this self isolation has one major up-side… It’s given us the time to create. That’s right, self isolation has given us the gift of free time and it’s up […]

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What Musicians Can Do For Their Careers While In Lockdown

With the world in the grip of a COVID-19 pandemic at the moment, there’s a lot of negativity, uncertainty and confusion regarding what you can do and what you can’t do. A lot of industries have been hit hard but none hit harder than the arts, music and entertainment industries and as a songwriter and […]

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9 Things To Do Now That Your Gigs Are Cancelled Because of Coronavirus

Right now, everywhere you look, there’s some update on the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic that is sweeping the planet at the moment and you know what, after a while it really starts to wear you down. I know it has with me. It seems that the inevitable conclusion to all of this is that things will get […]

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Why You Should Stop Worrying About Success In Music

Written by Patrick McGuire (aka Straight White Teeth) this Reverbnation article titled Why You Should Stop Worrying About Success In Music perfectly sums up the possible consequences of focussing too much on being a “success” in the music business. At the beginning of the article Patrick writes… What does success in music really mean? It’s […]

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What Is An Elevator Pitch And Why You Should Have One

First impressions are the most important and the best way to create that first impression as a music artist is to have an elevator pitch for you and your music. What is an elevator pitch? According to the article Write an Elevator Pitch for Your Music by Julia Rogers for musicconsultant.com the definition of an […]

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The Top 5 Myths About Making It In The Music Business

(NB: This article is written by well known music career mentor, touring musician and guitarist Tom Hess) Are you searching for ways to make it in the music industry? In order to break into the music business and develop a long-lasting, successful career, it is important to (first) eliminate all of the misinformation you have […]

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