Do you wish you could play better gigs? Do you want to engage in the type of projects and work that will leave you feeling happy and fulfilled?

In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I pass the mic with Robonzo of The Unstarving Musician, who’s got a podcast and a book of his own. He shares how he was able to build a profitable live performance career and how he helps other musicians do the same.

Podcast Highlights:

  • 00:34 – The podcasting journey
  • 01:39 – How did you get started with The Unstarving Musician?
  • 04:59 – The value of subbing
  • 08:20 – Being a good hang
  • 09:18 – How can musicians better leverage live performance?
  • 12:34 – Having too many lines in the water
  • 15:57 – Taking care of yourself
  • 17:41 – Depression in the music industry/success doesn’t make you happy
  • 20:44 – Who do you know that isn’t a starving musician?
  • 24:48 – The Music Entrepreneur Code
  • 25:49 – Why did you get into podcasting?
  • 31:14 – Current social media marketing trends
  • 36:19 – Making new music
  • 37:52 – Why did you write a book and what impact has it had?
  • 42:11 – Are there any books that have helped you on your journey?
  • 43:49 – Wrap up

Transcription:

Coming soon.

David Andrew Wiebe

Founder & CEO at The Music Entrepreneur HQ
Musician, serial entrepreneur, digital nomad and bestselling author. Wiebe has built an extensive career in songwriting, live performance, recording, production work, session playing and music instruction. He helps musicians like you unlock your full potential. If you'd like to be notified whenever the blog is updated, click here to subscribe.
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