Monthly Archives November 2017

Gigs from HELL!!!!!!!!!

What’s the worst gig you ever played? We’ve discussed live concert horror stories before on this blog, and many musicians shared their funny or terrifying stories in the comments section. Today I came across a Facebook Group where artists can share those same kinds of stories, hundreds of them, thousands of them, with the names …

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Big independent showing for 2018 Grammy Awards

Congrats to the many CD Baby artists nominated for a Grammy in 2018. The stranglehold that the majors once had on the Grammy Awards is loosening  each year. That might not be evident from the televised portion of the ceremony, which favors categories where nominees are still predominantly on big labels, but taking the Grammys …

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4 reasons you should be using LinkedIn to advance your music career

So you’re a music professional. You have the standard social media apps (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter). You may be rocking these sites and already have 50 zillion followers. Now, what does your LinkedIn profile look like? For many musicians, LinkedIn doesn’t seem like a site to bother with. They assume it’s mostly utilized …

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