How to Escape Your Golden Handcuffs

Many musicians have figured out the secret sauce so they’re able to go on tour when they want to without quitting their job entirely.

But some jobs are more flexible than others – if you can take 2 to 4 weeks off at a time, or work remotely during that time, that’s great!

But if you can only get a long weekend here and there, it’ll be incredibly difficult to grow your music career. If that’s the case, it may be time for some changes so you can hit the road once shows and touring are safe again.

Listen now to ditch the golden handcuffs and become more invested in your music career so you can achieve your dreams!

What you’ll learn:

  • How you can make a living before music is your primary income
  • Why working a flexible job is important for growing a music career
  • How musicians can harness the power of the gig economy
  • Why being your own boss is helpful when you’re in a touring band
  • How you can grow your own business relying on the network you’ve built around your band
  • What kind of remote work opportunities exist for traveling musicians
  • Why this is a move you need to make if you were born to create

Listen now!

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Bands and Music

Green Day

 – “Know Your Enemy”

Creed

 – “With Arms Wide Open”

All Time Low

The Bravery

Disturbed

 – 10,000 Fists

 – “Land of Confusion”

Rage Against the Machine

 – “Take the Power Back”

Huey Lewis and The News

 – “The Power of Love”

Haddaway

 – “What Is Love”

Dream Street

Motion City Soundtrack

Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes

 

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