How to Properly Promote a Local Show or Event

Promoting local shows can be simple, but is not often done right. For the most part, it can be split into two categories: paid promotion, and free promotion. To have a well balanced show you’ll want to try a bit of both. I’ve compiled a list of five of the easiest promotion methods. Doing each…

Busking Etiquette

I have been busking a long time, and have grown to hate certain things about it!  I’ve compiled a list of things buskers/ people passing by should or should not do!   One of my biggest pet peeves is when I spend a lot of time/money getting somewhere to busk, and someone is already in that spot!…
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Open Mic Night Etiquette

Have you ever been to an open mic night, ie. the kind where musicians or even comedians go perform on stage? If so, you’ll know that they can be a lot of fun, but they can also be frustrating. People show up, play, and leave immediately after. Or people show up and talk loudly directly…
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Liv Gains Artist Bio

One thing about Liv Gains is that she's her dog's hero, that's for sure.  Rilo the dog is Liv's slightly spastic canine companion who she usually has with her.  From what I've seen, he's either galloping around like a wild horse, slithering around your legs like a snake, or curled up somewhere like a housecat.…