Musicians Struggle for Help During Pandemic

As manager of a professional touring rock band, I’m seeing first-hand how the coronavirus pandemic is striking professional musicians at their core. Shows and entire tours have been cancelled and rescheduled with uncertainty looming, as the future of touring is...

Lighter Times

Here’s a bit of levity (pun intended) during our pandemic lockdown . . . Well before social media, Dave had a very active forum on his Meniketti website. Those fun posts are long gone, but that forum crossed my mind recently when someone asked me about flying Zero-G....

The Dark Side of Streaming

  Music streaming services offer us all a convenient, portable, and fun way to enjoy music—plus, they’re a great conduit for discovering new artists and songs. The relatively-low monthly subscription fee for these services certainly seems ideal to us...

Six Days in a French Hospital

When planning this year’s European tour, with two days off before the Paris suburb show, I thought I’d book band and crew time off in a lovely walled town in the French countryside just an hour and a half south of Paris: Provins, France. Unfortunately, I...

Behind the Art: Angela Gossow

In this edition of my blog series feature Behind the Art, meet Angela Gossow.  In an interesting twist, she switched from rock star to manager of the very band she fronted. Angela found that she prefers life behind-the-scenes to life onstage.  I must admit, after my...
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