Month: November 2013

What you should know about the future of music (continued)

What comes around goes around. The idea of buying just one song is not new, says Storm. Back in the day, artists only released singles. You know, those smaller vinyl discs called 33’s. An album came from the idea that multiple singles were all…

DMS (part 2): What you should know about the future of music

In his second presentation at the Denver Music Summit, What You Should Know About the Future of Music, Storm Gloor stressed how important it is to capture and analyze data. Since it is now so easy to measure many aspects of your music, you…

Opening presentation at the DMS: Effective Marketing for Artists in the Digital Age

If you missed the Denver Music Summit, you’re in luck – the DOM attended Saturday’s education day and will be posting a blow by blow of various talks. Attendance was fairly decent and continued to grow throughout the day. The opening presentation, given by…

The Denver Music Summit returns (this weekend)

Westaf, IMTour, and Create Denver have been hard at work assembling the second Denver Music Summit. You can see some articles about their first one back in 2010 here. Lots to do over the weekend… Friday, 11/22/13 (6PM – 8PM) It all kicks off…

The opportunity costs of creating your own venue

Creating your own venue offers lots of opportunities, not the least of which is Control. Are you a control freak? All the better. You will probably have control over lots of things: Show Details – you determine what bands are going to play, who…

Creating a music venue

The best way to understand a venue (or booking agent’s) perspective is to attempt the project yourself. Then you will fully appreciate the opportunity and opportunity costs involved. Suddenly dollars and sense will all come together. Theoretically, you can create a venue anywhere, right?…

Seven solid ways to book your band

A lot of bands bitch about the booking process… “The owner never calls me back!” “They want the band to prove itself on Tuesday, to get to Wednesday, then Thursday…!” “They won’t commit to a date!” “They still haven’t listened to our demo!” “He…