The BeatsByTravis Podcast

This is the official podcast of Travis Smith, musician and music marketer working in many fields of the music and hospitality business. Join Travis as he interviews friends, colleagues, and do'ers in the industry!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 36 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 23 hours 32 minutes


#16 - My First Show Out of Town

The first show out of town can be exciting, nerve racking, and an adventure. On this episode, I talk about the first show I every played where we had to travel further than across town to get there. Oklahoma City, home of delicious food and Bricktown,...


 2020-04-20  16m

#15 - Anthony Ball & Brad Cardwell

Anthony Ball is one of the gems of NW Arkansas. He has been a great resource in the private event band sector, he has been in several great bands, and is helping provide jobs for musicians and services for others for years now, he is also one of the...


 2020-04-17  1h21m

#14 - Talkin' Drums w/ Stephen Boudreaux & Kevin Bonner

Stephen and Kevin have been friends and drum-peers for a while. They both are phenominal drummers, and even better humans who have been a part of many amazing projects that are essential pieces to the fabric of the music community that I love so much...


 2020-04-15  1h6m

#13 - Performance Contracts

Having a contract for a performance is not only a good idea, but essential business. It legally binds the parameters agreed to on the show, it helps provide information to the artist AND venue on what to expect, and it is the proverbial rug that ties...


 2020-04-13  16m

#12 - Mark Summerlin (Honeyjack, BE, Seal)

Mark Summerlin has been a part of the NW Arkansas music community for as long as I can remember. On this episode we talk about his roots in the deep south of Louisiana and his musical synergy with his brothers, his move to NW Arkansas and experience...


 2020-04-11  1h9m

#11 - The Show's Booked... Now what?

I have a particular order of operations I go thru after confirming a show. I send a confirmation email with the contract and admin or payment details, promotional materials, flyers, and everything I can think of to get the best start possible to...


 2020-04-06  14m

#10 - What You Need To Get Gigs (TidBeats)

On this episode I touch on some things that need to be aligned for booking gigs. These things aren't absolutely necessary, but they definiltely put you in a better place when starting to land gigs. This podcast is on The...


 2020-04-01  44m

#9 - Performance Proposals (TidBeats)

On this episode, we touch on Performance Proposals. When you are asked to perform, and they want you to send a proposal over, you can pull this up and fill it out and send. I will be offering BLANK proposals for you to modify for your own use. TO...


 2020-04-01  10m

#8 - I'll Fly Away Foundation

On this episode, Betsy Brumley-Bernier and Kevin Bernier of the I'll Fly Away Foundation join me to chat about their efforts and history in music publishing. They are always hard at work and have a new venture educating the youth with the Grammy...


 2020-04-01  52m

#7 - Electronic Press Kits (TidBeats)

Electronic Press Kits are one of the most valuable things you can have in your arsenal. Every professional band on the road has one. If you are looking to promote your artistic entity thru media outlets, looking to get booked, sending informations for...


 2020-04-01  17m