October 10, 2017

Planning Ahead

One of the most re-occouring themes we see when dealing with event coordinators, venue owners and talent buyers is that they fail to plan out ahead. In order to secure a  band or speciality act, you need to pre-plan. Solid acts book…

The Gift of Music

  “Just push play and let the music take over. We came across this band in an unusual place.” The music that was gifted to me came from a music festival and my friends had said that the band was…

The LIT AF TOUR at CROWBAR

The other night I attended a metal/fusion/ambient show at the Crowbar, in Ybor City. There were four bands on the bill. The first band, which, sadly I missed, is called “Aionios”, followed by an adventurous rock trio called “Covet“. This…

Learning From Mistakes

It’s Cinco De Mayo, and I am behind the bar. It’s right around 8:45 p.m. when the traffic starts pouring in. This evening will be exciting. A couple of weeks ago, I booked my very first band for my new…

Request Lines Are Open

         The city lights are shining and a cool wind is blowing through the open windows of your car as you cruise down the highway jamming out to Terrapin Station, from The Grateful Dead. It’s been way…

Changeover The New Year

As the year slowly comes to an end, you can’t help but to recall how fast it went by! The old saying “Tempus fugit” pops into your head as you start cleaning out your desk. You are in dire need…

Get In: Booking the Band

How many times have you called a venue, only to hear the person on the other end say, “The manager is not in.”? How many times have you gone to a venue and the hostess, or bartender, tells you that the…

Going Live in 5 4 3 2 1….

Facebook Live is the new way to engage your fans. It’s simple, load the app on to your phone or tablet, log in and start filming. My first time using the app was just recently. We had a promotion and…

Battle Of The Bands

Recently we have had a couple good associates and clients inquire about hosting a ” Battle of the Bands ” to raise money for a charity event. Running a contest like this can be very beneficial to all parties involved,…