Raymond Hayden, who is also a mentor in the Live It OutLoud program is a guest blogger for Shure. He just posted this blog entitled "How To Book Your First Paid Music Gig". As a young musician working your way into the music scene it can be hard to get venues to take a chance on up-and-coming artists like yourselves - so here are some ideas on how to do that!
The meet and greet yesterday went great and welcome aboard to the new participants. Sign ups close on June 1st at midnight - so there's less than two weeks left to register.
The Washington State Fair is giving you the chance to perform the National Anthem LIVE on the Grandstand stage in front of thousands of roaring fans at one of our 2017 concerts or rodeo performances. This is a once in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase your vocal talent.
Sound like fun? Just record a video of yourself or your group singing the first verse of the Star Spangled Banner, upload to YouTube and submit the online contest entryform.
Deadline to enter your video is Sunday, February 27 at 11:59pm.
Live It OutLoud is an 8-week summer music program for aspiring (12 to 18 year old), non-professional musicians produced by Ted Brown Music Outreach and sponsored by Ted Brown Music. The program is educational, inspirational, challenging, nerve wracking and most of all…fun!
Space is limited, so sign up now!
BREAKING! Bass player extraordinaire Victor Wooten will be at Ted Brown Music in Tacoma THIS FRIDAY, Feb 3rd from 12-2pm!! Meet him. Greet him. Get a signed photo. For FREE. Share this with all your bass playing friends. Go!
Welcome to the new Director of the Live It OutLoud Program, Jessica Lynne. Jessica Lynne has been a professional musician for 7 years in the local Seattle/Tacoma music scene. Playing such legendary stages as the Gorge (Watershed Festival), The Triple Door and presented numerous times on Band In Seattle TV Show she has established herself front and center in the local music scene. With a background in marketing and project management she is the perfect fit to follow in Joe Wilson's footsteps.
"I am more than excited to build on what is already a tremendously successful program." says Jessica, "Joe Wilson did an amazing job creating this unique program. I am very excited to be putting my project management skills, my music industry experience and my own deep love for this program to good use. We will be carrying on the spirit of the Live It Out Loud Program and the warm culture of Ted Brown Music while adding new and exciting things to the program."
We are excited for this program to grow and welcome Jessica to the team.
Online sign up's will be launching in February but you can already sign up in person at your local Ted Brown Music store!