If you’re an artist and you want to book more gigs, get repeat shows and create a long-lasting music career then you do not need a booking agent when you’re starting out. Most booking agents won’t work with smaller up-and-coming artists. But the good news is even without a booking agent it’s still possible to make yourself irresistible to music venues and clubs to get paid exactly what you’re worth and to create a long-lasting music career performing in front of hundreds or even thousands of people even if you’re starting out from zero.
In part three of the series on booking agents we have our final chat with guest speaker Troy Gilmore, Vice President of Sleeping Giant Music to talk about the differences between agents and managers. A lot of people confuse the two or think they are one and the same when in reality each has a distinct role in the career of an artist.
To learn more about specifically what booking agents do vs managers check this video out.
In part two of the series on booking agents I bring back guest speaker, Troy Gilmore, Vice President of Sleeping Giant Music to talk about what agents look for and how to get signed by a booking agency. Many artists are not ready for agents but just expect that if they sign with an agency they will have a packed tour schedule. There’s much more to it and we are here to discuss what you should be doing so agents start knocking on your door.
In this video I bring in a guest speaker, Troy Gilmore, Vice President of Sleeping Giant Music to talk about what a booking agent does day to day. A lot of artists are clueless to the duties of the booking agent, and often confuse managers and agents. As a result we wanted to give you an explanation of the duties of a booking agent. For a short synopsis on what agents do day in and day out then be sure to watch this video.