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The Business Side of Music Festivals

Music is such an inherent part of people’s life, so present in all parts of the world, that it’s only obvious that one of the most exciting things a community can have is to stage music events or festivals. There are the big productions with international stars, and then there are local bands and upstarts.
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The Coming of Age of the Indie Musicians

For as long as man had lived, music has always been a part of life. Imagine the ancient times when there was no language. Even if the cavemen could not speak, they could hear. They mimic sounds to signify their intentions, which was how language started to form. But they also hear the beautiful sounds
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Tips for Starting Your Own Music Festival

If you enjoy music festivals and perhaps you yourself are a musician, you may want to think about hosting a music festival. Even if you are not an entertainer there is nothing stopping you from embarking on this type of adventure. However, there is a lot of work, planning and dedication involved with it. Support
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The Rise of the Internet Musician

The origins of modern music saw songs produced in a very different manner to the way that they are made today. Forget the notion of teenage boys and girls practicing in a garage to become a band, things were different before that. In the 40s or 50s, musicians simply played songs that were written for
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The Joys of a Live Performance

There are very few acts that manage to sound as good live as they are in a recording studo. One of the best live performers in living memory – whether you liked their music or not – had to be Queen. Frontman Freddy Mercury was nothing short of spectacular. He was a genoius songwriter, a
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Looking for Food at a Music Festival

Music festivals are an important part of modern culture. The dissemination of music to a much wider audience over the past few years has enabled fans to really carve out the niche of music they want to listen to and several festivals have assumed an identity to themselves and have become actual institutions. But aside
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A Survival Guide For Festivals

Music festivals are not for everyone. They are cramped, noisy, dirty and usually far away from anywhere to buy supplies. Assuming that a person – or a group – are in for the long haul at the festival, the first thing that is needed is a good, compact and sturdy tent. It is also a
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There is More Opportunity Today for Aspiring Musicians

There’s a revolution in the music industry and it’s all because of technology and social networks. All over the world, music is as much as part of life as it is an art. From the moment a baby is conceived, what do moms do? Attach a headset close to their tummies so that their babies
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