Angela Alvarez joins the show to talk about the ins and outs of booking, managing logistics, practice studio space, electronic press kits, graphics, photography, video clips, biography, and treating your band like a business to be professional.
Seg 1. How to Network, Book your Band, Promo Pictures, Graphics, EPK, and submitting to talent buyers.
We talked about What I do (Traci Smith) for local bands, from going out and Networking, taking Video of the show, Promo Pictures, using graphics, and creating Electronic Press Kits for bands. We also discussed about how important having a really good EPK is, so make it easy for the talent buyers to hire your band. You really want to have all your links, pictures, video clips to show what you do ready to go, so if someone in the industry needs that information, then you can deliver it quickly to get that gig. Find me here if you need an Electronic Press Kit, Photography, Video, Promo Pictures, Business Cards, Custom Drum Heads, Band Logos, Album Covers, Social Media Promotion, and get a quality product at a great price. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000389744264
Seg 2. Providing Excellent solutions to musicians at The Studio at CCMA North County, Booking, Logistics, Instructional Programs, Practice Studio Space, Facilitation, and Workshops for Musicians.
Beth Vinas shared with the listeners what she does, and at CCMA, what she offers to original, cover, and tribute bands being placed into the best venues, by contacting the talent buyers, and her networking with major facilities such as casinos, private events, corporate events, and Beth encourages bands that want to do a showcase, or want to open for a larger act, then they should concentrate on making their band the best it can be. Always be professional by wearing the right clothing on stage and carry yourself in a professional manner at all times, that will help your band move forward. Listen in and Follow these links: http://www.ccmusicarts.net/ and on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheStudioatCCMA/?fref=ts
Seg.3 Angela Alverez and the art of entertainment, performing on stage as an original band, with Julia Whelpton Bassist of Daddy Issues Band in San Diego, Ca.
We invited our guest Angela Alverez to talk about what and who Daddy Issues is, the amazing Original local San Diego band that puts on an awesome very entertaining show. Angela talked about the fact that Daddy Issues is fresh out of the studio with 5 new songs, and they will be going back into the studio to record a few more songs in the near future. You really need to get out for a live show, to experience the crazy and entertaining show. They also do benefits for local charities and give of themselves and their band. They do have a great fan base because Angela and Julia do amazing things on stage that bring the fans out. They plan on releasing 1 new song each month at different shows, until all the new originals have been released. find them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/daddyissuesmusic/?fref=ts and at this link:http://www.daddyissuesband.com/ and on Reverbnation: https://www.reverbnation.com/daddyissues2
Seg 4. The Complete Guide to the Music Industry, National Acts, High Energy Stage Shows, and Touring
Angela mentioned that the National Act they would love to tour with or open for would be Gwen Stefani from No Doubt. The administration of the band is very important, and is a huge part of treating your band as a business. Angela said, as a marketing person, that Email is still the best way to reach your fans, because facebook limits who and how many you can reach for promoting your band. She discussed the fact that you don't want to over saturate the public and fans because you want them to be excited to come out for your band. We talked about merchandising, and T-Shirts. We found out in the Quatro Questions that the Band Royal Blood is who Angela wants to open for and play with in 2016. You can see who they are here: https://www.facebook.com/RoyalBloodUK/?fref=ts Thank you Angela Alverez of Daddy Issues for being our guest on this last show of 2015 for @GurlzTalkRawk. Where the Musicians Creativity, Finds it's Voice. When #GurlzTalkRawk, People Listen!