Artist Seeking Quality Manager

Written by Kerry Oliver, CEO of Rock The Dream Every artist would love to have a competent manager. Someone to do all the work of booking, licensing, distribution, publicity, branding, merchandising, all of it!  Unfortunately, these quality managers are not available to the average up-and-coming artists, unless you have a whole lot of money toContinue reading “Artist Seeking Quality Manager”

Stuck At Home? You Can Still Make New Fans!

Written by Jessie Cheng, Rock The Dream While we may all be stuck at home right now, our creative possibilities are still limitless! As an artist, you can still take advantage of a plethora of ideas to make and connect with new fans. Keep reading, and you will be one step closer towards creating successfulContinue reading “Stuck At Home? You Can Still Make New Fans!”

Spotify To The Band Rescue!

Written by Hannah Lopez, Contributor. Bands and Artists are normally short on cash, but now more than ever musicians are suffering financially with the loss of performances, touring and merch sales. Good news! In collaboration with Cash App, Paypal and GoFundMe artists can now create a fundraising button on their Spotify page. First, if youContinue reading “Spotify To The Band Rescue!”

Start Texting Your Fans

Written by Lindsey Batista, Rock The Dream Every artists’ success comes down to the same thing: the fanbase.  That’s why the relationship between artists and fans is crucial, especially for those who are up and coming.  In our streaming and social media ruled world, fans are bombarded by new music and artists all the time. Continue reading “Start Texting Your Fans”

Add Your Song Lyrics To Instagram Stories

Written by Jessie Cheng, Rock The Dream We can add lyrics to Justin Bieber’s “Yummy” and Katy Perry’s “Roar” to our Instagram stories, but do you know that you can also add your own song lyrics? Yes, you can! Read through, and you’ll be on track towards adding your own song lyrics to your nextContinue reading “Add Your Song Lyrics To Instagram Stories”

High School Tour During Quarantine Madness!

By Kerry Oliver, Rock The Dream Traveling hundreds of miles through Michigan, Indiana and Ohio in just five days, Inconsistent Me marks the end to another FUN High School Tour with a twist. Getting to each state, right before the school systems closed was pure luck, until Michigan where he missed the last closure byContinue reading “High School Tour During Quarantine Madness!”

Managing Mental Health During Covid-19

Written by Hannah Lopez, Rock The Dream Being a musician during the chaos of Coronavirus can be difficult. It is hard to stay motivated to produce new music when your energy may be focused elsewhere, like calming your anxiety.   I have compiled some suggestions on how to keep productive and use this time asContinue reading “Managing Mental Health During Covid-19”

Easy Actions to Increase Spotify Traction

By Grayce Moran. In a world where CD’s and iTunes libraries are a thing of the past, artists often struggle to make money from their music releases. Streaming is the newest and most popular way to listen to music, making mechanical royalties an important portion of an artist’s income. Spotify is the largest and mostContinue reading “Easy Actions to Increase Spotify Traction”

Rock The Quad Charity Concert

The 6th Annual Rock The Quad Charity Concert will be held on Saturday, April 4th from 5:00pm to 10:00pm at Tempe Marketplace in Tempe, AZ. Enjoy this free concert, featuring Vynyl from Denver, CO and from Arizona, Rosahlee, Just Tommy, Maybe By Fall and Toxic Hearts. Net proceeds benefit Rock the Dream. UPDATE MARCH 25,Continue reading “Rock The Quad Charity Concert”

Showcase for an A&R Rep – Are You Ready?

Many artists dream of the day when they will be signed to a record label, especially a major label. What do they need to make this happen? First, talent and hard work; connections never hurt; and a showcase before an A&R consultant. If you’re at this level, then the Arizona Booking and A&R Showcase isContinue reading “Showcase for an A&R Rep – Are You Ready?”