Booking a gig

How to Book Your First Gig: 10 Dos and Don’ts

You’ve arranged/written the songs, practiced performing, and feel ready to share your musical brilliance with the world. But how exactly do you take the leap from creating for personal enjoyment to getting ready to book your first gig?  We lay out 10 dos and don’ts to help you book your first gig, with anecdotal support provided by a few of our Musicnotes sheet music friends. Do: Record a demo You’ll want to have some demonstration of your talent to show booking agents/promoters. You don’t need to book studio time, at-home recording technology has improved so much in recent years that you can build a decent at-home studio with your computer, a mic
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How to Upload your Video for our YouPerform Contest

We have some wonderful customers! We’ve already had questions regarding the YouPerform contest over the weekend. I’d like to take a few minutes and show you how to upload your videos to YouTube! and how to ensure that your video will be part of the contest group. Instructions are broken out into two pieces; please skip to the second part if you already have a YouTube! account. How to Upload a Video to YouTube! STEP ONE: Create a YouTube! Account – You will not be able to upload your videos without one.