“Your campaign is now GREEN!” Your dream concert is finally happening, and you’re jumping with joy. As a TasteMaker for another campaign that came true, you received a discount for your ticket, and you’re excited to see what special benefit you’ll receive this time. However, you belatedly realize that it’s not MyMusicTaste show... While we would love nothing more than to be involved with all the shows around the world, for many obvious reasons, it’s not always meant to be. However, you’ll see that sometimes we do transition a campaign to the final stage even if we are not associated with the upcoming show. In this post, we will explain why we transition and how these Green Stage campaigns are classified.
“Thank you, Indonesian SHAWOLS! WE MADE IT, together! The concert is finally going to happen! Wait… it’s going to happen in less than 20 days?!” Those were the exact thoughts going through every staff that had been working day and night to MAKE SHINee in Jakarta possible.
Ever since EXOPLANET #2 – The EXO'luXion – in NORTH AMERICA in early 2016, we have kept a healthy relationship between SM Entertainment and DreamMaker Entertainment; and during one meeting early September, SM brought up the possibility of adding more international cities for the upcoming SHINee CONCERT “SHINee World V” based on the existing fan requests on MyMusicTaste. After several discussions and schedule checks with all the potential cities, MyMusicTaste and SM Entertainment decided to select Jakarta as the first international stop in SHINee’s latest tour.
In this post, we will answer some frequently asked questions about booking hotels and important points to consider.
- When booking hotels, generally how early or late do I need to book them (for cheaper prices or to maintain best rooms, etc.)?
Caring for artists during a tour can be difficult, especially for a new concert promoter. You want to make a good impression and take care of your artists but you also don't want to blow your budget. To find the right balance, here are our 5 tips for providing hospitality to your touring band.
As a concert promoter, it may feel like you've already climbed a mountain getting a concert ready for the artist you represent. Everything from dealing with the contract, setting up the venue, merchandising, and other marketing can make you feel like the concert day never arrives. Once D-Day finally occurs, you're probably feeling relieved to get the concert tour underway.
Congratulations -- you're now managing a touring band, and they're ready to go international with their rock'n'roll show. This means that you need to start working out artist and staff visas, or their tour will be very short lived. In this post, we're going to talk about all the specific details you need to know about getting these visas, and some potential pitfalls to avoid.
So if you haven’t heard yet, Andra Day is coming to Seoul. Yes, the 31-year-old soul singer who’s pretty much taking over the music scene has achieved the following shortly after her debut: two Grammy nominations for her debut album “Cheers to The Fall,” a critically acclaimed duet with the legendary Stevie Wonder, a guest performance at the White House with POTUS and FLOTUS as an audience, and much more. We all know she's an amazing singer—if you haven’t listened to her, drop everything you’re doing and Google/Bing/Yahoo/Naver search her now. There are so many reasons why we’re excited for her upcoming show...here are five of them!
Booking transportation for your artist and crew can be a challenging process, especially when there are multiple options. What's the best way to move your crew from city to city? Here's our guide to booking transportation when you're on tour.
Option 1: Rent a tour bus as primary transportation.
Planning a concert is a challenging yet exciting process at MyMusicTaste. We strongly value every MAKE collected on MyMusicTaste as it is one ofthe most important factors when choosing which artist campaign to proceed with. As much as we want to bring artists to every city where fans are, there are several other factors that must be taken into consideration when planning a concert tour
Going on tour is a huge deal, and planning it is a major undertaking. It's also incredibly exciting and could be just the thing you need to jump your career to the next level. There are a lot of things to consider when you're booking your own tour. This post is dedicated to helping you when you are researching & booking concert venues. Start by getting organized using a spreadsheet or other organizational tool to keep track of all the places you have contacted and the people you have spoken with. In addition, here are the key things you need to consider when you are booking venues: