UPDATE 4.9.07: Some experienced buskers brainstorm about ways Joshua could have upped his collections that morning — some really great ideas! For anyone who’s ever made more money from subway busking than from a club gig, here’s a fascinating experiment from the Washington Post. To see if average working Americans would make time in their […]
I wrote about this in Host Your Own Concerts, but we’ve got an example of it here in Athens, where lots of folks host house concerts, backyard parties, and tailgates with live music. House concerts typically work best in a controlled space, where you know at least half the folks on the invite list, and […]
Over the past few months, I’ve been advising artists to make some waves by forming collectives and staging great collaborative events. Philadelphia’s Mick Choder just upped the ante — in reaction to the Shuffle Nights at clubs in town, he’s pulling together FIFTY singer/songwriters to play in an all-night “Live Shuffle” as part of Philly’s […]
I keep telling folks that they’ve really got to pull out all the stops on CD Release parties. Leave it to our friends in Showin’ Tell to go above and beyond, holding a lock-down party for fans in an actual (former) penitentiary!