Need Help Booking Your Shows? Gigroad Might Be the Answer!

This week we are joined by Mark Mckelvie from Gigroad. Gigroad is something like Airbnb for concerts, connecting artists with fans and places to play. Venues on Gigroad may be professional, but they may also be just about anywhere, which enables artists to create gigs in towns that may not have many professional venues. Fans can literally provide the venues, opening up a much broader spectrum of possibilities for artists to share their music.

Artists and ‘venues’ from the 25 countries Gigroad supports can easily connect and create gigs; deciding the details of each gig before it goes on sale. The showtime, ticket price, profit sharing for all participants, keywords, etc. are all editable on Gigroad. Gigs, artists and venues also have a private chatroom where they can hash things out.

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Michael Brandvold is a freelance music industry consultant based in Northern California. Having launched Michael Brandvold Marketing to leverage his years of experience to provide direction to large and small clients in the areas of online & social marketing as well as e-commerce and customer acquisition and retention.

Gene Simmons of KISS first tapped Michael’s skills as a pioneering online marketing strategist to launch and manage all aspects of Kissonline.com’s multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.

Michael has also managed the online efforts for KISS, ACCEPT, SOiL, Tantric, Killer Dwarfs, Dream Theater, Little Caesar, Narada Michael Walden, Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few.

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As a teenager in the Pacific Northwest, Jay smuggled his Canon F-1 into rock concerts to get the perfect shot of the likes of Van Halen, Queen and Cheap Trick. After college, he toured as a musician gaining invaluable experience in what it takes to create and promote an album. He later translated that knowledge as an executive with Universal, Sony and Warner Music Groups.

He moved to San Francisco and finally to Los Angeles for Universal Music where he worked for 18 years, most recently as VP New Media and Online Marketing for Universal Music Enterprises.

Jay has been on the cutting edge of Digital Sales & Marketing with Universal, Starbucks Entertainment, Fox and Warner Music. It is this unique perspective as a musician, music executive, and fan that makes Jay‘s approach to Digital Strategy and Online Marketing so artist-friendly.”

Jay co-founded Label Service company LABEL LOGIC and also works with clients as an independent consultant. He publishes a weekly industry news email called Your Morning Coffee. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/2cuQbb2

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