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What Makes A Good Wedding Gig

What Makes A Good Wedding Gig

In no particular order, here is what makes for good wedding gigs: The bridal family name ends in a vowel....

7 Rules that Qualify your group to be a Gig Band

7 Rules that Qualify your group to be a Gig Band

1. Must have had at least three players, but instruments can be borrowed or made. 2. Must have practiced in...

The SEVEN Rules of Gig Band Ethics

The SEVEN Rules of Gig Band Ethics

1. “Not Me”–Those who unpack have less to pack up unless they have a compelling need to split early to...

What Makes a Great Gig? Part 3

What Makes a Great Gig? Part 3

1974: Dale Sopocy, the founder and trombonist of the Chiquita Brass convinced me to “resurrect the Chiquita Brass, a band...

What Makes a Great Gig? Part 2

What Makes a Great Gig? Part 2

To me, a great garageband is a bunch of musicians who truly know their limitations. Their goal isn’t even musicianship;...

What Makes a Great Gig? Part 1

What Makes a Great Gig? Part 1

Digital Music News conducted a survey of over a thousand ReverbNation artists to name the one place they wanted to...

Is Rock and Roll Dying?

Is Rock and Roll Dying?

I first thought Don McLean about “the day the music died” when Milli Vanilli lost their 1990 Grammy for duping...

Reality TV is UnReal

Reality TV is UnReal

And the best news of all is that thanks to the Internet, anyone with talent can make it today. Just look at Justin Bieber, Greyson Chance, and even Susan Boyle! Gig Heroes--start uploading and blogging about yourselves!

Pandora is the Panacea for Unknown Musicians!

Pandora is the Panacea for Unknown Musicians!

Tim Westergren of Pandora is the Panacea for unknown musicians to be Gig Heroes!

One More Thing! Let’s all get on the Same Page with Religion…

One More Thing! Let’s all get on the Same Page with Religion…

As the palm cries in the gulf breeze, there’s a desert in our heart....Hear our Prayers!