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Happy October! So, you've been practicing as a band for several months and you're wondering if it's time to get a manager. Hugh Hession discusses different ideas on when to appoint a band manager below.
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When Does an Artist or Band Need a Manager?
by Hugh Hession
Lately, I've been caught up in an online music industry group regarding when the best time is for an act to join forces with a manager to further their career opportunities. There were a multitude of opinions about this topic from a variety of industry managers and marketing people. It's a great topic, worthy of discussion.
Something to think about when you read further, is the level and type of management. Management companies have exploded onto the scene in the last 10 years, but not all are the same. Just like music artists, there are both indie and major league managers. Some manage everything, others focus on specific career objectives.
The music industry continues to change rapidly. These changes are beginning to usher in a new dynamic involving manager/artist relationships and the services they offer.
So, let's get started. The two primary schools of thought on the right time for a manager. Read more
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