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October 2009
Hi $member_name! Happy fall! This month, Jeri Goldstein offers some good tips on finding opening acts to play with your band. Also, be sure to read about FNO's upcoming teleclass for Musicians and Performers. FNO co-owner Kurt Irmiter will share his years of experience in order to help FNO Pro Members book more gigs! Besides providing you with festival contact info, FNO Pro Membership offers you many added bonuses. Learn about more Pro Member Bonuses in your My Account area.

Three Methods to Getting Openers & Support Act Slots
by Jeri Goldstein
One method to expand your audience is to serve as a support act for a known main act on multiple tour dates or to open a show for a larger act. These are choice slots and many acts are vying for them. Sometimes you can get lucky and be in the right place at the right time. If you are more interested in process rather than chance, here are a few suggestions on how to go about landing some of these choice performance slots.

Whether you are attempting to open a single date or be considered as the supporting act for a full tour, there are three methods to follow that may help you land those slots. Read more

Book More Festival Gigs - FNO Pro Members Teleclass
with Kurt Irmiter, FNO co-owner
We are happy to offer our paid Pro Members a special teleclass and Q & A for Musicians/Performers on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 8:00 PM EST. Get tips and pointers on how to get organized and make the most of your FNO membership to book more festival gigs. Learn the most efficient way to search for events, how to organize your schedule, how to apply once you find events you are interested in and how to customize your FNO Community Profile. Taught by FNO co-owner Kurt Irmiter who has 20+ years of experience in the festival and the music/entertainment businesses. Space is limited so reserve your spot now and mark your calendar for this informative class!

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