Dear Musicians, Maybe We Can Make This Easier for You

Facebook Messenger Bots and Custom SMS Apps. Not the best headline perhaps but let’s talk about why they have caught the attention of some of the biggest names in the music industry: 50 Cent, Aerosmith, Hardwell, Olly Murs, Axwell /\ Ingrosso, and Bastille, to name a few. Before we dive in, I want to share


On Building a Community

Over the last three years I’ve attended approximately 300 concerts. I’ve seen established artists and new artists, young artists and old artists. I’ve been to 100,000 person festivals and concerts at dive bars with 5 other people. I’ve been to most every major venue in Chicago, and many venues elsewhere. Looking back at those 300


An Evening with Abby and Noah Gundersen

This post was originally posted on David Kolen‘s Music Means Family blog, and is reposted here with his permission. +++ February 3, 2015 Last night, I had the honor and the opportunity to host Abby and Noah Gundersen, all the way from Seattle. The show filled up with RSVPs well in advance, which makes sense,