Booking successful gigs often takes creative thinking, even exercising some outrageous ideas to turn your gig into a media event. Using a theme to ignite your ideas makes it easy and more exciting for all involved. Here are six suggestions to help you use themes to turn your gigs into a media event.
The main question is this? Are they the light of the future, death rays or useful tools? Right from when they were invented, lasers have taken over every form of technology. They are in our heavy industry down to video disc in our homes. They come in many shapes and sizes. They are either minute crystals no bigger than grain salts to huge devices that can generate massive power levels.
There are many new opportunities emerging for musicians, recording professionals, singers and songwriters in today’s expanded market for music. There are opportunities to be directly involved with your own music and there are also opportunities to be indirectly involved with the music of others, for example. Either way, it can be a curse and a blessing for folks to have complete control over their own destiny. If you have talent, reasonable business acumen, and motivation, you might eventually create a specialized market for your music products and services. The opportunities are increasing but both the work and the knowledge necessary to succeed are compounded greatly in this new business model. Peter Spellman of MbSolutions.com provides some interesting projections for the new music market in his article entitled “Staying Ahead of the Curve: Music Marketing Trends You Can Count On”.