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Gigs, Tours, and Performance

Indie Bands Performing Live Indie Bands Performing Live 09/02/2017

by MATT BACON > There’s a lot that goes into making your band a good live act. It’s one of…
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Don’t be a Dickface Don’t be a Dickface 08/30/2017

by MATT BACON > One thing that not a lot of local bands seem to understand is how not to…
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When Backstage Bites Back When Backstage Bites Back 08/30/2017

by MATT BACON > Man, getting drunk back stage and talking shit is for real the best thing ever. Of…
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Don’t Book Gigs Like An Ass Don’t Book Gigs Like An Ass 07/24/2017

by MATT BACON > So one thing that a lot of bands seem to struggle with is how to book…
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Youth Venues And You Youth Venues And You 06/17/2017

by MATT BACON > One of the most under sought and yet crucial parts of a cities music scene are…
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Death Of DIY Venues Death Of DIY Venues 05/15/2017

by MATT BACON > So as you may be aware, I live up here in Brooklyn. Just across the bridge…
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Beer, Bars And Bands Beer, Bars And Bands 05/05/2017

by MATT BACON > One of the things I find curious about the music industry is the link between bars…
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Touring With Opening Bands Touring With Opening Bands 02/12/2017

by MATT BACON > So one thing I have had a hard time figuring out in recent months has been…
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DIY Spaces And You DIY Spaces And You 12/11/2016

by MATT BACON > So, we all saw what happened with the Oakland fire. The hard truth is that it…
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Get Labels To Your Show Get Labels To Your Show 11/10/2016

by MATT BACON > Do not fret when big label people show up to your gig, ever. Do not be…
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Touring: The South Touring: The South 10/15/2016

by MATT BACON > Oooh boy, this one is a doozie. I have had some of the best touring experiences…
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Touring: The East Coast Touring: The East Coast 10/14/2016

by MATT BACON > This is the easy one, the one bands love to do. Even though some might like…
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Ready To Tour? Really? Ready To Tour? Really? 10/07/2016

by MATT BACON > This is the first question that any band should be asking themselves at almost any stage…
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Touring: Alternative Markets Touring: Alternative Markets 10/05/2016

by MATT BACON > The more I tour and the more I book the more I realize some weird hidden…
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Tour Markets And Your Band Tour Markets And Your Band 02/02/2016

by MATT BACON > One thing that I regularly try to do with this blog is to help you guys…
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