CATEGORY: LIVE & TOURING

Finding The Financing In Indie Band Needs To Tour

For achieving major industry success, you need to first focus on getting your music heard and your band recognized. While touring is one of...



5 Questions Musicians Should Ask When Picking A Venue

Venues come in all shapes and sizes, and choosing the wrong venue in the wrong place can be a sure setup for a disastrous...


This Post About A Data Savvy D.I.Y. Musician Has Been The Most Read On Hypebot This Year

The posts that garner the most pageviews on Hypebot are usually driven by a viral friendly headline like The MP3 Is Dead, Long Live...


“One Is The Loneliest Number” – Reflections On Being An Artist Manager

While it may be a sought after role in the industry, being an artist manager is no cake walk, and such a career brings...


Rock Impresario Bill Graham’s Sons Renew Estate, Memorabilia Fight

Legendary concert promoter and music empresario Bill Graham died in 1991, but his sons are still locked in a bitter legal fight with the...


Hans Schafer Exits AEG To Head New Live Nation Latin Division

Live Nation Entertainment has appointed Hans Schafer to oversee Live Nation Latin, a newly-formed unit that will focus on the company's expanding presence in...


YouTube Tries The Frenemy Approach, Partners With Ticketmaster To Sell Tickets Alongside Videos

YouTube is adding concert updates and ticket sales via a partnership with Ticketmaster. The recorded music industry may not be happy with YouTube, but...


Bandsintown Expands Free Service To Concert Venues, Festivals

Concert discovery app Bandsintown has opened its platform to allow venues and festivals to claim their own official profiles and alert local music fans...


Keynote Q&A With WME’s Marc Geiger At This Year’s IEBA Conference

Here we look at a recent Q&A with American music executive and co-founder of Lollapalooza Marc Geiger who shared his message on the importance...


Taylor Swift Announces "Reputation" Global Concert Tour

Taylor Swift's new release "Reputation" is on track for a BIG debut week, predicted to be around 1.5 million units. The hugely popular singer...