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FEM163 The Smiling Girl of Blues Bands with Bridget Kelly

blues bands

fanBridget Kelly loves her fans and spends a lot of time engaging with them but the best way she connects with them, and others, is simply by being kind. One of the greatest female-fronted blues bands is The Bridget Kelly Blues Band, an electronic blues band. Their latest CD, Blues Warrior, was released on June…

FEM155 3 Concert Tips To Improve Audience Connection & Enjoyment That Have Nothing To Do With Musicianship

concert tips

What I learned from attending a Gordon Lightfoot concert that had nothing to do with his amazing talent and everything to do with audience connection. Today I share 3 concert tips that can be used across venues and genres to improve audience connection and enjoyment. I recently attended a Gordon Lightfoot concert and although I had…

FEM151 How To Make Money Playing Music Live

How To Make Money Playing Music

Want to know how to make money playing music live? Listen to these snippets of the Profitable Musician Summit. Have you been wondering how to make money playing music? The Profitable Musician Summit is a free 10 day summit running from May 1st through May 10th and you won’t want to miss it! You’ll hear…

FEM142 How To Make Money Selling Music Online & At Live Shows Without Being “Sales-y”

how to make money selling music online

Don’t feel shy, uncomfortable or even pushy about selling your music. Offering items for sale gives your audience a way to support you and thank you. Struggling with how to make money selling music online? No one wants to feel like they are being sleazy or tacky when asking for sales. Today, I will share…

FEM137 When & How To Suggest An Artist Booking Contract, Deposit or Guarantee with Tara B & Bree Noble

artist booking contract

Don’t get caught in a sticky situation. Having an artist booking contract is a smart idea for artists who gig frequently. Tara B shares what she learned through her own experiences. Do you have an artist booking contract? Unfortunately, things don’t always go as planned so it’s always a good idea to have a clear…

FEM135 The Best Concert Venues You’ve Probably Never Explored with Lisa Lynne

best concert venues

Finding the best concert venues can be a struggle for any artist. Lisa Lynne stopped by to share some of her own secrets that lead her to writing her brand new book. Last time I met with Lisa Lynne, on Episode 27, she was just starting to write her book, How to Succeed at Self-Produced…

FEM129 Creating A Deep Connection With Her Fans Through Live Performance with Rehya Stevens

live performance

Growing up around the music industry, Rehya Stevens knew as a teenager that her passion for music would lead her to be a professional musician. Learn how she uses a live performance to connect with her audience. For the last 17 years, Rehya Stevens has been an independent artist, becoming a successful session and live…

FEM119 How To Promote A Show with Facebook Messenger

how to promote a show

Have you wondered how to promote a show? Facebook Messenger offers a new and fun way to connect with your audience and keep them abreast of upcoming events. Watch and read on to learn how I use Messenger and ManyChat to engage with my audience and grow my business. Today we talk about how to…

FEM106 How To Plan Mini Tours with Gabi Huckins

mini tours

Gabi Huckins was with us today to talk about how to plan profitable mini tours. Gabi comes with loads of experience managing bands and planning tours. Starting out as a teenager, Gabi currently works in commercial music but her side hustle consists of managing and consulting with bands helping them plan mini tours. While there…

FEM102 Artist Booking & Finding Your Audience with Nancy Moran

artist booking

Nancy Moran was with us to talk about artist booking. As the co-founder of Azalea Music, she is a mentor to artists helping them pave the way for their music career. Getting a late start in music and having worked her way through struggles hasn’t slowed Nancy down. She has spent a great deal of time helping…

FEM100 Artist Booking Prices: How To Decide What To Charge withTara B & Bree Noble

artist booking prices

Artist booking prices can be a touchy subject. How do you know what to charge when booking a gig? How do you know you are charging what you are worth? Tara B is back this week to share more of her valuable wisdom, this time around artist booking prices and making sure you are making…

FEM98 How To Find Music Gigs That Pay In A Brand New Market with Tara B & Bree Noble

music gigs that pay

Tara B takes the fear out of finding music gigs that pay by showing artists where to look, whether they are in a brand new market or getting back into the music scene. Tara B has been a performing musician for 27 years with over one hundred gigs each year for the past 10 years. She knows a thing…

FEM82 Indie Music Concerts: House Concerts vs. Traditional Venues

indie music concerts

I can’t say enough about Indie music house concerts. As an independent musician, there is no better way to engage with your audience, meet new fans and be creative in your set and sound. If you want to hear more about how you can be profitable performing at house concerts, click the button below to…

FEM57 How To Tour With A Band & Learn The Ropes In Nashville with Morgan Myles

how to tour with a band

I talk with talented soulful Country artist Morgan Myles about her budding career, her decision to move to Nashville and how she cultivated her songwriting and performing as well as important musical relationships along the way. She also talked about how to tour with a and: the joys, the pitfalls, and the strength it takes to lead.

FEM27 Selling 1 Million Albums Through Creative Physical CD Distribution with Lisa Lynne

Lisa Lynne, harpist, composer and multi-instrumentalist, shares how she succeeded in physical CD distribution. She has great tips on generating income from music. Learn how Lisa sold over 1 Million albums! She also believes in giving back her gift as a musician to the community. Revenue Streams and Physical CD Distribution Record sales – has sold over a million…

FEM20 A Wildly Successful Approach to Booking Shows with Tara B

Tara B is a seasoned singer, recording artist, pianist, voice coach and public speaker. In this episode, Tara talks about the strategies she learned and practiced throughout her career in booking shows, promoting music online, internet marketing and her many ways to earn as a musician entrepreneur. Creating a Variety of Income Streams from Music…

FEM19 Stage Presence Tips & Creating “Moments” with Amy Wolter

I talk with Amy Wolter about the significant moments in her life and music.  Amy, is a successful musician and live music producer. Learn stage presence tips from Amy. Her experience lead her to have the knowledge, conviction and expertise of a live music producer. She gives deep and real advises for performing artists on…

FEM16 Music Tour Management & Social Media For Musicians with Bari Leigh

I talk with the Nashville-based singer and songwriter, Bari Leigh, on how she makes money in doing her passion. Bari shares music tour management tips. She tells us her experience in connecting with fans through live performances. Her realizations provide a clear perspective of how independent artists  should utilize their resources such as social media for musicians to their…

FEM10 From Concerts In Your Home to Bigger Concert Venues with Callaghan

   I talk with Callaghan (she has a delightful British accent) about coming to America, working with Shawn Mullins, House Concerts, CD Sales and so much more. Taking Risks & Keeping the Faith When she took the leap of faith to do music full time Why she moved to the US How she’s kept going…

FEM03 How To Become A Musician: Creative Strategies For Making A Living As A Female Indie Artist With Marina V

How To Become a Musician

I talk with award-winning Russian-American artist Marina V about coming to America, finding her calling as a full-time musician and the ups and downs of her career.  She also discusses her creative income strategies, music managers, radio airplay and more. How To Become A Musician The story of how Marina V entered a talent contest…