Have you had beer spilled on you at a concert? How about a camera blocking your view? Been shoved around a venue because someone just has to get to the front? In this episode, Scotty discusses the do’s and don’ts of how to behave at live performances. Audience etiquette. It’s a real thing.
In this episode, Scotty talks with Darin Murphy from Creative Artist Agency (CAA) in Nashville, TN about the role of booking agents, or talent agents, in the music industry.
In this episode, Scotty chats with Production Manager, Mark Miles about what production managers do. Mark is the production manager for Sugarland and has worked with other artists like Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, and Dream Theater.
This episode of Music Stuff looks at the world of Artist Managers with an interview with Rick Barker; music industry and artist development expert and first manager to Taylor Swift.
In this first in a series of “Tour Stories” episodes, Scotty sits down with Grammy Award winner, Raul Malo, from The Mavericks to talk about his experience while performing and filming the PBS documentary, Havana Time Machine, in Havana Cuba.
This episode sheds some light behind the scenes of concert lighting with a discussion with lighting designer, Chris Lisle, who has designed shows for Miranda Lambert, Robert Plant, Jason Aldean, Quincy Jones, and Keith Urban just to name a few.
Interview with tour bus driver Bryan “Pig” Caldwell (Darius Rucker, Emmylou Harris, Huey Lewis) discussing everything you need to know about tour buses.
Interview with recording engineer Michael Esser (Sheryl Crow, Black Crowes, Cage The Elephant) about how microphones work.
This episode looks at the history of the song “Happy Birthday To You” that we all sing when celebrating a birthday. We bet you didn’t realize there was so much controversy surrounding this little ditty.