When you first start trying to get gigs, you will inevitably get some venues who offer you the opportunity to "play for exposure". What the venue is essentially asking you here is to play for free in the hope you'll get more business or bookings. It's bollocks and you should turn these offers down without … Continue reading Playing For “Exposure”… Don’t!
If you're just starting out and you've never performed live in front of a crowd, or even a few select people, it can be really daunting. Most people who know me would never believe this, those who've known me for years will... I used to be really shy and would NEVER get up and perform … Continue reading Getting Over The Fear
Once you've found a name that you all like and want to move forward with, the next important step is to make sure you able to use it. There's no use deciding on a name, setting up your social media pages, creating posters, business cards and other marketing materials/merch etc... only to then be approached … Continue reading Securing Your Band Name
One of the toughest decisions you’ll need to make when you’re starting out as a new band is deciding what name to go by. The process of coming up with ideas is frustrating and can keep you awake at night. Getting all members to agree can result in arguments or heated discussions. Discovering the name … Continue reading Choosing a Band Name