How To Make $10K a Gig Playing Performing Arts Centers

This week on the New Music Business, our very own Ari’s Take Academy course instructor Carey Rayburn (Good Co. and Rayburn Entertainment) joins Ari to discuss Performing Arts Centers and how to best navigate your live career within the Special Events market.


3:07 Welcome

4:32 Breaking down the Performing Arts Center market

7:13 Benefits of a subscription model

8:41 The kind of acts that PACs book

16:06 Presenters, compensation and entertainment

23:21 Age demographic breakdown

26:10 Performing at conferences

35:48 Artist grants and community outreach

38:52 Advice for musicians interested in the Special Events market

46:10 Working with wedding and event planners

55:37 Good Co. music, Rayburn Entertainment and the ATA course

59:15 Final question


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Edited and mixed by Maxton Hunter

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