Last Friday afternoon, I couldn’t focus. It was almost time for First Avenue’s annual Best New Bands of 2017 show, and I was hyped up! I was excited to finally see Lady Lark live (I’d been watching her for a while) and to see other performers I’ve had on my radar: Early Eyes and The Bad Man. Here’s my take on how it went and who they missed.Read More A Look at Minnesota’s Best New Bands of 2017. Who Did They Miss?
(A Review of the Third Annual Eaux Claires Music Festival) Eaux Claires, an annual music festival now in its third year, took place last weekend and brought a ton of amazing music to the city of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (population upwards of 65,000) and to the many who traveled in from all across the country […]Read More Eaux Claires: “[It’s] Not Like Any Other Festival”
What I love about Minnesota is its appreciation for both music and art – and the events that celebrate both are some of my favorite events of the year! June is filled with these types of events, some of which are highlighted below. What are the can’t miss events coming up? Check out some of […]Read More Be Sure to Catch These June Midwest Music Events
It’s been over one week since the Minnesota Music Coalition’s Annual Summit in the beautiful city of St. Paul and I’m still reveling over all the great workshops, panels, conversations and evening events that took place during the 3-day festival! The MMC’s annual event is like no other for artists and music industry professionals to […]Read More Ten Things You’re Doing Wrong: Advice for Minnesota Musicians
A Personal Philosophy My experience in both music and marketing has led me to have extensive knowledge on the inner-workings of music reporting and event execution. Since 2009, I have written countless articles about the local music and arts scene of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and more recently, the Twin Cities, interviewing up-and-coming musicians and reviewing local […]Read More Building Your Marketing Plan as a Musician
I offer a free, 60-minute coffee shop consultation to musicians looking to discuss career goals, current needs and what I can offer. During this consultation, I can tell you how I’ve helped bands and singer/songwriters: Build their personal brand to represent their music offerings Build a presence to better promote your music on social media Develop a […]Read More Let’s Grab Coffee and Discuss Your Music Goals!
By: Jenna Marie There is always great music to be heard in the great state of Minnesota. What are the can’t miss events coming up? Mid West Music Fest 2017 (a 2-weekend event) April 14-15 in LaCrosse, WI & April 28-29 in Winona, MN $80 for a 4-day ticket Mid West Music Fest was founded in […]Read More Upcoming Minnesota Music Events to Add to Your Calendar