One of the challenges young musicians have when entering the industry is the lingua franca used by the music biz. When they encounter something they don’t understand–a term, a situation, a requirement–they’re shy about asking someone to explain what’s going on lest they be called out for their wannabe-ness. That’s wrong.
Chris McKee, a music teacher and agent, is in the process of creating a series of vlogs that helps explain how the industry works. What’s the difference between an agent and a manager? What’s the best way to market and promote a concert? What’s FACTOR and MUCHFact and why are they important?
Here’s the first installment of Inside the Music Industry: “How to be a Tour Manager.”