When you're just getting started being able to book your own gigs is an absolute necessity. It's a lot easier to conceptualize than it is to execute, but there are a few tricks of the trade that could save you a few wrong turns. Getting your foot in the door of a well established venue can be insanely cut throat, but with some prior planning and professional follow up, you can up your odds tremendously. First off, you need to know who you're looking for. If you're contacting venues on your own behald, the promoters are the ones you need...

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