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December 07, 2007

Book More Shows: The 10 Best Music Gig-Getting Books Ever

Wanna play more gigs? Looking for fresh ideas on how to find venues and inspire them to book your band or solo act? These are the best books out there on how to do just that:

How to Be Your Own Booking Agent: The Musician's & Performing Artist's Guide to Successful Touring by Jeri Goldstein

The Complete Guide to House Concerts (and Other Satisfying Alternative Venues) by Nyree Belleville

The Musician's Guide to Brides: How to Make Money Playing Weddings by Anne Roos

More Gigs Now: Concert Booking Secrets of Successful Musicians by Joe Taylor Jr.

The Business of Getting More Gigs As a Professional Musician by Bob Popyk

Getting Gigs: The Musicians & Singers Survival Guide to Booking Better Paying Jobs by Mark W. Curran

The Gigging Musician: How to Get, Play, and Keep the Gig by Billy Mitchell

Making Money Making Music: The Musician's Guide to Cover Gigs by Quint Randle and Bill Evans

The Touring Musician: A Small Business Approach to Booking Your Band on the Road by Hal Galper

Gigging: A Practical Guide for Musicians by Patricia Shih

Have other books on this topic you recommend? Want to comment on the titles listed above? Click the comment link below and post one of your own.


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