Washing the Dirty Laundry of the Music Business – Gig Gab 137

Paul and Dave talk through what happens when you spend some social capital and air your dirty laundry… because Paul did this recently … and so did Dave! What are the risks, what are the rewards, and what are the unintended consequences? Listen as your two favorite weekend warriors chat it through!

Chapters/Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 GigGab 137 – Monday, October 23, 2017
  • 00:00:41 Petty Show
  • 00:02:54 Find a concept, and then don’t oversaturate it!
  • 00:04:27 Building your brand around a meta concept
  • 00:09:14 Promoting your band on Facebook
  • 00:10:58 Paul’s post about a venue not being cool
  • 00:16:34 Spending social capital
  • 00:18:06 Everybody loves Dirty Laundry. Right?
  • 00:20:25 Just a warning, not a condemnation
  • 00:26:48 Do you need the gig?
  • 00:27:41 Ask for payment structure before the gig
  • 00:30:14 The benefit of the doubt… only goes so far.
  • 00:31:40 Email vs. Voice
  • 00:35:00 Would you play with a musician that took a gig there?
  • 00:38:16 “I don’t do it for the money”
  • 00:38:53 A carefully-measured response
  • 00:40:50 Who should your emotions communicate with?
  • 00:43:47 GG 137 Outtro

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