Posted: Dec 3, 2018
Category: The Musician Business
There’s a character named James who works construction by day. In the first episode, he asks his boss to cut his hours down to 3 days a week so he can have time to practice for an upcoming show.
They show James digging ditches, tearing down walls and doing backbreaking manual labor.
How much do you think James makes in a 5 day work week? $500-$700?
This is insanity to me!
He's a talented guy. So why couldn't he do 1 cover gig at a private event and make that same amount?
Then James could have 6 days to practice, play other shows or do whatever he wants to do.
The problem is, I see too many musicians making the same mistake. They work low to average paying jobs to pay their bills and pursue their music careers in their spare time.
In my interactions with these musicians, I found some common objections and misconceptions:
To address these ideas, I can tell you that...
On Tuesday, December 11th at 8 pm EST, Kyle Weber of IndieOnTheMove and I will co-host a free webinar on "Top 5 Sites for Booking High Paying Cover Gigs."
In this webinar, we'll cover the ins and outs of these platforms as well as some marketing tactics to help you get the most pay for your particular skill set.
Thumbtack - ￼￼￼￼"Find local professionals for pretty much anything"
GigMasters - "Your every event marketplace"
GigSalad - "The best way to book talent for your events"
WeddingWire - "Let's find your wedding team"
TheKnot - "Your All-In-One Wedding Planner"
Want to learn how to book $500 + cover gigs? Register for this free webinar, show up and take notes!"
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