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Touring On a Budget: Screen Printing Your Own Shirts

Screen Printing Your Own Shirts – A Reality Check If your band is planning on screen printing your own shirts, I’d recommend first and foremost that someone in the band actually know how to screen print. It’s a lot of fun to learn, and even more fun to get a... View Article

Touring On a Budget: Can You Afford to Go on Tour?

Planning a tour? Consider this. When your band is trying to go on tour there can be a lot of things standing in the way, but the two biggest obstacles to overcome are money and time (which are often intertwined). For a small to mid-level independent band it costs a... View Article

Touring On a Budget: Mini-Tours

The Way of The Weekend Warrior If you’re not sure whether or not you can afford to go on tour, it’s safe to say you probably can’t. Which sucks- because being out on the road for weeks or months at a time is what most bands dream of. Before you... View Article

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Think State, Not City

A lot of new bands fall into the trap of playing their local scene over and over and over. Week in and week out, 2 or 3 different venues, same city. The problem with this is you are over saturating your small, albeit loyal, fan base. There are going to... View Article

Pay As You Play Instruments with Zzounds.com

For touring advice, tips, and basic survival tips, we’ve got you covered! From advice about overcoming frustration to deciding whether or not you can afford to tour, we’re doing everything we can to keep your music career on the up and up and your bank account in the black. When... View Article

Beware Of Sharks: A Word of Warning for Young Bands

Just about everyone I know has worked with someone they probably shouldn’t have. When you’re young and hungry, it’s easy to fall victim to people who are looking to make a quick buck. Before you sign on the dotted line or hand over your hard earned cash, there are a... View Article

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Mackie SRM650 Powered Speaker (1600 Watts, 1x15)

Mackie SRM650 Powered Speaker (1600 Watts, 1x15)

CBI LowZ Microphone Cable

CBI LowZ Microphone Cable

Gretsch CM1E826 Catalina Maple Drum Shell Kit, 6-Piece (with Free Tom)

Gretsch CM1E826 Catalina Maple Drum Shell Kit, 6-Piece (with Free Tom)

Fender FA100 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar with Gig Bag

Fender FA100 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar with Gig Bag