With the contemporary advancement in technology and means of communication there quite a variety of channels and methodologies that may be used to get a musical act performances in the market. However, the method used will depend on the type of music, the targeted audience and the area a musician wants to cover. The financial status of the artist is also another crucial determinate of how a musical act gets to the market. One of the most used and cheapest methods is through the use of social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Another way is by the use of posters informing persons passing –by of a show, giving its locality and time. Requesting an interview at a popular radio or TV station can also help in the marketing of musical act. This is the preferable method as the musicians get to even showcase what they have and are able to entice viewers into attending their shows. So the venues where music acts can perform in the market are:
Insomniac and C3 New Festival Middle lands
This will be a three days feast and four nights of camping in a spectacular venue. Insomniac is among the top most innovative known in organizing music events. The venue will have artistic lightings, quality sound systems which will be able to capture the attention of fans and help in building a great rapport with them and musicians.
Insomniac has produced over a thousand successful featuring various musicians. It also organized in such a way that it can accommodate thousands of fans. Therefore performing in such a show is an assurance to any musician that their work will be able to fetch even a much bigger fan base. In order to be granted a chance to perform at this venue one should log on to their website and always be alert just in case they announce any changes in their date of interviewing applicants who want to perform.
North Sea Round Town Festival, Rotterdam
The North Sea Round Town creates a platform for a musical act performance to reach its market. It offers jam sessions, after parties for both adults and parents annually. Another amazing fact about this venue is that admission for performances is usually free.
The fact that performing in the event is free makes it hard for on to get a chance to the stage. But by following up the event organizers on all their social media platforms especially Twitter, it because easy to get a chance. Musicians should be prepared with the best CD promo highlighting why they think they are worth being given the time at the stage on the main day.
Montreal Jazz Festival
This is an annual festival that is well known for jazz music. It features about two thousand musicians from the various countries in the world. Performing in such a venue has the advantage of building a brand instantaneously. Additionally, due to the large number of musicians that attend this event, there is an interaction between upcoming and already established musicians. Such interactions may be beneficial in that the already established artist may help the coming in marketing their act to a large pool of fans.
To get a chance to perform a musician to email the feast organizers through their email address. Before being granted an opportunity to perform the official of the event will inform the musicians to present a CD of their music, passports, and a biography.