Who comes to mind when you think of celebrity giving? U2’s Bono perhaps (one of the featured givers on celebrity giving site Looking To The Stars), maybe even people like Lady Gaga and Alicia Keys giving up Twitter for a good cause now and then. Don’t forget the golf tournaments and baby holding done by groups like Rascal Flatts. Read the rest of this entry »
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“On the road again, just can’t wait to get on the road again…” With radio plays and unit sales down, artists are earning their frequent flier miles on the ground with arduous touring schedules maintaining the pulse of the music business.
When musicians first come to Nashville they receive advice from all angles and ages. Since there is no exact formula for success, people become zealots for what has worked for them and what they are familiar with. They are eager to share tips and secrets with newcomers. But remember, Nashville is a personal journey – what opens a door for one person may close the same door for another.
The lead singer of a cover band might tell you, “You HAVE to sing in a bar on Lower Broad to be heard!” In contrast, a songwriter could say, “You MUST avoid the bars on Lower Broad if you want to be taken seriously.” This type of contradiction can be found all over town. People will lovingly disagree on what bars to play at, who to write with, what organizations to join, what zip codes to sing in, how much money projects should cost, etc… Read the rest of this entry »