Long Play Music Fest 2021 Photo Gallery

Long Play Music Fest took place at Rivets Stadium in Loves Park, IL over this past 4th of July weekend and it was a blast! Gin Blossoms, Jeff Tweedy, and the legendary Cheap Trick headlined a fantastic lineup of talented artists. Some of the other extremely talented artists that were featured in the festival were […]

A Musician’s Guide to Facebook Ads

A Musician’s Guide to Facebook Ads

Using Facebook ad campaigns is a great way for musicians and entertainers to increase their reach and awareness to their audiences. With Facebook’s ad manager, you can easily design your ad using various formats, placements, and objectives to meet your specific goals. This guide will tell you about the different formats you can utilize as […]

How to Win Over New Clients

How to Win Over New Clients

As a small business owner, you need to have an array of methods to attract new clients. You want potential patrons to be drawn not just to your service, but also to you and your team. If people know that the man behind the curtain is an active community member and all-around nice guy, why […]

How to Buy Concert Tickets Strategically

How to Buy Concert Tickets Strategically

Our wallets were hit hard during the pandemic, but many of us want to get back into the world of entertainment after being stuck in our houses for a whole year. While our streaming subscriptions and YouTube watch lists have served us well (and kept the spark alive), we need to get back in the […]

Concerts Returning to the Chicagoland Area in Summer 2021

Concerts Returning to the Chicagoland Area in Summer 2021

Big names are performing in Chicagoland’s theatres, centers, and stadiums in the coming months offering a mix of contemporary and classic sounds. Summer 2021 is approaching with great haste, and Chicagoans are eager for live music that is safe and authentic to the integrity of live musical performance.  Though social distancing is still in place, […]

Seven Things to Keep in Mind for Playing an Outdoor Gig

Seven Things to Keep in Mind for Playing an Outdoor Gig

As the weather warms, more opportunities for gigs outside will arise! There are a number of variables that are necessary to consider for performing outside. We’ve put together a complete guide to preparing for your next outdoor gig, filled with things to bring and tips for a successful performance!   Watch the weather. You and […]

Why Smaller Musicians Should Advertise In-Person

Why Smaller Musicians Should Advertise In-Person

Small artists need to rethink the way they market themselves.  One of a band’s greatest assets is live performance.  Why?  Concert-goers flock to live shows to hear their favorite music performed in its organic state.  The live, in-person aspect is a chance for fans to sing along and build a deeper connection to an artist […]

How to Buy Concert Ticket Strategically

How to Buy Concert Ticket Strategically

Our wallets were hit hard during the pandemic, but many of us want to get back into the world of entertainment after being stuck in our houses for a whole year. While our streaming subscriptions and YouTube watch lists have served us well (and kept the spark alive), we need to get back in the […]