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Sunday, August 26 • 10:45am - 11:45am
ARTIST INTERVIEW - From Sideman to CEO (How a Self Made Musician Can Stay Employed)

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This seminar will not only show you how to get "the gig", but also how to keep it. In addition, showing how versatility with not only your playing, but other revenue streams to keep you employed off the road as well as throughout your career. The business side of music will be explained as it pertains to a self-employed musician and how to navigate some of the challenges faced. 
Takeaways:
1. How to get and keep the gig (live performances, recording sessions, etc)
2. Other revenue streams (i.e. podcast, vlog, blog, clinics, masterclasses, endorsements etc)
3. Tips for music business related topics (i.e. taxes, contracts, invoices, etiquette on and off the bandstand, navigating social media, etc)     





Moderators
avatar for Patrick Griffin

Patrick Griffin

Label Services, CD Baby
'Griffin' has worked in many departments at CD Baby. This has allowed him to learn numerous aspects of the digital music world and apply them to his own musical career fronting the soul-revival rock band LeRoy Jerome and The Professionals.Since joining the strategic partnerships team... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Damon Grant

Damon Grant

Percussionist, Podcaster, Clinician
Damon Grant is a professional percussionist who can be described as “Rockstar Adjacent”.  As a professional sideman, Damon has performed around the world and worked with world-class musicians in all styles and genres, including David Ryan Harris, Eric Hutchinson, Javier Colon... Read More →


Sunday August 26, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am CDT
Legends A/B/C Omni Nashville Hotel 250 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203