Tour Book How to Get Your Music on the Road

ISBN-10: 1435459547

ISBN-13: 9781435459540

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Andy Reynolds

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Looking for practical advice, hints, and tips on every aspect of putting on a live show—from rehearsal to handling the details of travel, accommodation, booking and promoting shows in the US and overseas, equipment, sound checking, contracts, taxation, and marketing? Look no further. Written by a touring professional and featuring interviews with key figures from across the music industry, THE TOUR BOOK is the only guide to compile and distill the best and most current advice of today’s artist managers, booking agents, talent buyers, and successful artists. Inside, you’ll find the tools you need to make your own break, create better shows, and build a profitable long-term career in the music industry.
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List price: $29.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 3/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134

Andy Reynolds has worked as an international concert tour manager and audio engineer for over 20 years. He has toured continuously during this time, working on an average of 200 shows per year. Andy has worked for such bands as All-American Rejects, House of Pain, Machine Head, Nightmares On Wax,Pavement, Roots Manuva, Super Furry Animals, Skunk Anansie, Squarepusher, and The White Stripes. He has worked with bands on tours by such acts as U2, Whitney Houston, Manic Street Preachers, and Foo Fighters. His touring experience encompasses stadiums, arenas, theatres, pubs, bars, clubs, outdoorfestivals, rooftops, subway stations, cruise ships, mountainsides, and very, very muddy fields.Andy is the author of 'The Tour Book - How to get Your Music on the Road', the musicians definitive guide to gigging and touring.Andy has taught live sound engineering and concert tour management at Buckinghamshire New University, Liverpool University, Red Tape Studios (Sheffield) and City College Manchester, and conducted seminars for such bodies as the Audio Engineering Society.Learn more about Andy at

The Live Music Business
An Overview of the Live Music Business
How It All Works � Who Does What
Contracts & Riders
How to Get Your Show on the Road
Getting On Stage � The Basics
Preparation for the Show
At The Show
Putting It All Together
Getting On Stage � Advanced Information
Getting Paid for Your Performance
How to Get Bigger and Better Shows
Putting it all together
The Future
The Future of the Live Music Business
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