Life On The Road: Sacrifices We All Make

While we’re all sacrificing during the current pandemic, touring musicians across the globe will continue to sacrifice once live music picks up again…

The sacrifices will be different, but still potentially painful. The touring industry has long been known for the long days, isolation, and all too often, low pay.

It’s part of the “dream” artists are sold. In the long run, those sacrifices do pay off – but even at top levels of touring, artists are away from their loved ones. They miss family events. They aren’t home half the year.

Listen now to find out how you can be prepared for the inevitable sacrifices any touring artist needs to make to have a successful business.

Note: this episode was recorded before the pandemic reached Europe or the US in full force. Please take that into consideration, and use this episode to prepare for a return to life as we know it.

What you’ll learn:

  • Why touring isn’t for everyone… But those who love it, love it
  • How being on the road can give unique experiences
  • Why you need to be flexible when it comes to touring plans
  • How sacrifices made for the tour can strengthen friendships
  • Why you should reach out for help if you need it
  • How to overcome inequity in treatment by a promoter
  • Why standing up for yourself is the right thing to do

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