Artists and venues have traditionally thought of themselves as separate and perhaps even antagonistic entities. One hires the other to play, or one puts up with the other to get their music heard. One worries about an artist being able to sell tickets, the other worries about getting paid.
It’s the wrong approach. Period. Both need each other. At The Fretless Fringes, we guide venues and artists in the art of working together. Indeed, there’s art to music, but there’s also art in creating the perfect event and venue, and there’s also an art to getting noticed.
From small, non-profit church “folk” programs looking to become a beacon in their local area to larger for-profits looking to engage a wider audience, we have the hands-on experience that others simply don’t.
For musicians, we’re masters at knowing what venues need to make a show successful, and how you can do your part in making it happen. We know what a local audience needs to hear from you weeks before a gig in order to ensure a good turnout, and a happy venue.
You need to cut through the noise, break with the ranks of social media posters and posers who do nothing more than announce a schedule or a gig. We can be as full-service as you need.
It all comes down to building communities. Little, self-sustaining communities all over the country, all working together. Does it sound like herding cats? It isn’t. It’s all achievable with a well-planned and executed program. That’s where we come in.
We’ve got the experience and the answers. All you need to do is ask.
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