Results tagged with 'touring'
Published Aug. 26, 2014
For some reason most people think that artists read from a completely different rule book: You're not a "real' artist" unless you are in a constant state of purgatory. The only way to really enhance your credentials as a musical trailblazer is to jump off the nearest cliff! But I reject that completely. I am nobody's martyr!
Published Aug. 21, 2014
Thinking about this blog got me revisiting some of the times I came to Milwaukee with my band, Spacehog -- the countless times we played Summerfest, our appearance at Shank Hall, and random visits to the state to play places like Oshkosh and Sturtevant. The warmth of your average Midwesterner is noteworthy; I knew because I had tended bar with a couple back in New York, none other than Spoon's Rob Pope and The Hold Steady's Bobby Drake.
Published Aug. 6, 2011
In my husband's line of work, the female companions tease and switch our monikers from "rock wives" to "road widows" when our loved ones depart on tour. Whether your partner is a traveling musician, in the military or they just have frequent business trips, separation in relationships can be a challenge and raise the brows of so called "normal" couples.
Published Jan. 3, 2007
Most local bands can only hope to gain the attention of the public in the cities in their own vicinity. But to have someone located on the other side of your world interested in your music; now that’s something to be excited about.