Indie artists put Nashville on music map; can you do that for your city?

Fisk Jubilee Singers circa 1870s. Photo from Tennessee State Library File via Wikipedia.
Fisk Jubilee Singers circa 1870s. Photo from Tennessee State Library File via Wikipedia.

Can an indie artist put his or her community on the music map? Consider Nashville.

Without music arising organically in response to needs of a community, Nashville wouldn’t be “Music City.”  Continue reading “Indie artists put Nashville on music map; can you do that for your city?”

On the night of a full moon, the Crazy Daysies celebrated ‘Mile Markers’

Rebecca Day (left) and Jennifer Day Thompson (right) performed a mini-set at Ragtime Tavern to celebrate the release of 'Mile Markers'.
Rebecca Day (left) and Jennifer Day Thompson (right) performed a mini-set at Ragtime Tavern to celebrate the release of ‘Mile Markers’.

On Saturday, the full moon was amazing as the Crazy Daysies wound down their celebration of the release of their album Mile Markers. Jennifer Day Thompson and Rebecca Day had a great time socializing with longtime and new supporters at Ragtime Tavern at Atlantic Beach (FL).  Continue reading “On the night of a full moon, the Crazy Daysies celebrated ‘Mile Markers’”

Final touches done, Crazy Daysies set to celebrate album release

Rebecca Day Jennifer Day Thompson The Crazy Daysies
Rebecca Day (left) and Jennifer Day Thompson will celebrate the release of their first album CD at Ragtime Tavern on Nov. 4. (Photo: The Crazy Daysies)

I decided doing an album release party is sort of like planning a wedding, complete with last minute surprises and worries about getting everything done.  Continue reading “Final touches done, Crazy Daysies set to celebrate album release”

Are email providers jinxing your marketing?

sample email snip
Sample snip from my email ‘Promotions’ file.

Do you use email to connect with your supporters?

If you do, there’s a lesson in store.

I learned this the hard way.

Techies are always coming up with bright ideas, and in my opinion, they often fail to foresee the consequences.

Continue reading “Are email providers jinxing your marketing?”

Crazy Daysies to feature photo exhibit at release party

Sunrise at the Beach by Joel Molotzak, one of the prints featuring in Joel's exhibit at the Crazy Daysies' album release party Nov. 4.
Sunrise at the Beach by Joel Molotzak, one of the prints featuring in Joel’s exhibit at the Crazy Daysies’ album release party Nov. 4.

With the Crazy Daysies’ album release party days away, I was thrilled to (finally) receive prints of photographs by Joel Molotzak.

Part of the tension involved in planning an event is caused by fears that all the materials you need and ordered won’t arrive on time.  Continue reading “Crazy Daysies to feature photo exhibit at release party”