Articles in Category: Music

 


Touring 101 for Musicians and EPK (Electronic Press Kits) Part II

Musical Family Tree presents: Touring 101 and EPKs for Musicians.

Part I includes touring basics. Part II covers the EPK.

Sponsored by Sam Ash Music and the Arts Council of Indianapolis, learn the basics of setting up your first tour and the best practices for a useful Electronic Press Kit.

Learn more about Musical Family Tree and its support for local musicians here.

 

Touring 101 for Musicians and EPK (Electronic Press Kits) Part I

Musical Family Tree presents: Touring 101 and EPKs for Musicians.

Part I includes touring basics. Part II covers the EPK.

Sponsored by Sam Ash Music and the Arts Council of Indianapolis, learn the basics of setting up your first tour and the best practices for a useful Electronic Press Kit. 

Learn more about Musical Family Tree and its support for local musicians here.

 

Grant Writing Tips: Supplemental Materials for Performing Artists

Any artist applying for a grant, whether it be from a local agency like the Arts Council of Indianapolis or a national private funder will need to include well thought out supplemental materials with your grant submission. What are supplemental materials? These include Work Samples (audio of your band playing or video or you performing live on stage) and Support Materials (critical reviews of your work or letters of support). 

Before you submit your next grant application, review this PowerPoint to get tips to best represent yourself and your work.

pdf Supplemental Materials for Performing Artists PDF (312 KB)  

Fractured Atlas - Resources for Artists

Fractured Atlas is an artist service organization whose mission is to serve and advocate for artists of all disciplines. The group offers many services for professional artists, but their programs involve:

  • Fundraising - fiscal sponsorship program
  • Insurance - for people, art, and events
  • Space - finding space for creative events
  • Web software - free web module to track patrons and ticket sales

The group also has an artist resource site with lots of great info called Fractured U.

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