Featuring performances by multi-platinum artist Colbie Caillat, rock icons The Bangles, Grammy nominated saxophonist Mindi Abair, guitarists Orianthi and Richie Sambora, the event celebrated women in music.
Let's kick off today's lesson by talking about what really makes your band stick in peoples' minds and how to stand out from the rest - YOUR LIVE SHOW. You must not forget that being in a band really means that you're an entertainer, right? Playing a show in front of a ton of people means nothing if those people don't walk away with sore necks from head banging, raspy voices from screaming their lungs out, and a hunger for more.
It's been a few weeks since my previous column, Removing the Veil: Life on the Road, came out, and I'd like to start off today's piece by thanking everyone for all of the awesome feedback I've been receiving. Many of the emails were from empathetic people who had no idea how hard life on the road really was, others from fellow musicians thanking me for exposing the ugly truth and shedding light on the reality of the tour life...
Hello, friend, and welcome back to your Cerebral Upheaval. I am your host, Dan Sugarman. Today we are going to take a look at one band's life on the road, through the eyes of an idiot. The specimens name in which we will be observing this journey through will not be mentioned, but what I can tell you is this: he looks a lot like myself. No relation. With that being said, let us begin.