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8 Signs You Need a Venue Management System

8 Signs You Need a Venue Management System

By Jose Neira SEO | June 20, 2023

Live music venue managers are professional multitaskers. Seamlessly handling a shifting network of tasks is an essential aspect of the job—and it can stretch anyone thin just trying to keep up with the pace of…

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Secrets to an Effective Concert Production Planning Process

By Umar Khan | June 9, 2023

Organizing a great concert is no easy feat. It requires a delicate balance of equipment and skilled personnel, meticulous planning, and the ability to adjust on the fly. While the band might be ready to…

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9 Tips to Make Your Live Music Venue More Successful

By Juan Torres | May 19, 2023

Live music venues are entering uncharted waters as the industry experiences rapid growth. With promoters and venue operators striving to create unique experiences for bands and audiences, the competition is fierce. As crowds return to…

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How to Take Advantage of Live Nation’s 2023 Concert Week Promotion

By Umar Khan | May 11, 2023

Live Nation’s Concert Week was one of the success stories of live music in 2022. With more than 2.2 million tickets sold, the event reached more fans than in 2018 or 2019 and paved the…

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Discover an Agency Game Changer for Partner Collaboration — Introducing Connected Show: Automated Import

By Umar Khan | May 9, 2023

It’s no secret that a key component of success in the live music industry is operational efficiency. At Prism, we’re extremely proud to announce our newest feature designed to take partner collaboration to the next…

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How Do Today’s Concert Promoters Find Artists?

By Juan Torres | April 14, 2023

Being a concert promoter can be one of the most rewarding roles in live music management, but it’s also one of the most varied and challenging. A passion for going where the music takes you…

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Marketing Concerts at Small and Large Venues: Key Differences To Know

By Juan Torres | April 14, 2023

The versatility of live music continues to be one of the hallmarks of the music industry. While the biggest events tend to get the most publicity, audiences can often feel the strength of live music…

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A Venue Manager’s Checklist for Effective Concert Schedule Planning

By Juan Torres | April 11, 2023

Looking to capitalize on the recent surge in live music ticket sales? As the industry booms following a period of uncertainty, venue managers must prepare for flawless event execution. The success of your events and…

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What’s a Talent Buyer and How Can You Benefit From Hiring One?

By Umar Khan | April 11, 2023

Talent buyers can often be a critical linchpin for managing live music events, but knowing when to hire one isn’t always easy. For venues that need to elevate their insight into the local music scene,…

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How To Go From Independent Booking Agent to Building a Boutique Agency

By Juan Torres | February 22, 2023

Establishing an independent booking agency is no easy feat. It requires meticulous attention to detail and top-notch organization in the fiercely competitive live music industry. But for many, running a one-person operation is just the…

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