Business Side of Music

The Business Side of Music is an interview show designed to help independent artists and songwriters better understand and navigate the music industry. 45-year industry veteran, Bob Bender talks to successful guests from every corner of the industry about their careers to discover the things they did right as well as the lessons they learned from any mistakes they made.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 39m. Bisher sind 294 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 6 hours 36 minutes


Receiving Peer Support for Your Music

The best art doesn’t always necessarily rise to the top anymore, it's more likely the best marketed art rises to the top. Author and music industry entrepreneur Jeremy Shiloh has been brainstorming this problem as how to get the best...



The Ambassador of Country Music

A third-generation firefighter, Jason Byrd has always had another fire burning within … as a traditional country music singer, songwriter and performer. Mentored by none other than George Jones,  Byrd has played stages across the US and Canada,...



The Paralysis of Decision Making

On August 13th, 2011, prior to an outdoor performance at the Indiana State Fair by the hit Country recording act “Sugarland”, an approaching severe thunderstorm hit the temporary roof structure of the stage, causing it to collapse. The structure...



Finding That Perfect Road Gig

You love the music business. You want to find a gig on the road as a Tour Manager, Guitar Tech, Front of House or Monitor Engineer. Maybe your speciality is as a production assistant, catering, wardrobe, lighting director or set carpenter. But you...



It's The Music Biz!

On this episode, when we first put this together, our guest Scott Welch indicated that we could pick the topics of discussion, as long we didn't involve how quantum physics works. We agreed. So instead, we chat about the aspects of the music business,...



Do You Know What Your Brand Is?

Do you know what your brand is? Are you seeking more streams and likes as is the norm these days, or are you wanting a bigger picture that incorporates who you actually are as not only an artist, but as an individual working in the music industry....


 2023-10-24  54m

From Reality TV to the Concert Stage

Legendary Country Recording Artist Buddy Jewell was the very first winner of USA Network's hit reality show Nashville Star. Jewell, was the true viewer favorite from the very beginning, capturing 65% of the nationwide voting and beating out 11 other...


 2023-10-17  39m

What's The Romance With Radio?

On this week’s episode, we have a discussion with Johnny Dwinell regarding what it is that drives artists to hear their songs on radio… and is it worth the cost? Today’s terrestrial radio is attempting to figure out what their future is in the...


 2023-10-10  1h6m

The Gatekeeper Has Left The Building

Originally a songwriter from Arkansas, Randy Barber moved to Nashville to try his hand at writing hits with some of the best on Music Row. He soon discovered that the bar for great material was set high, and he had to make the decision to either...


 2023-10-03  42m

Questions and Answers

Some weeks back, we posted the question to our followers on Facebook and Linkedin asking for topics of discussion you’d like for us to cover on an upcoming episode of “The Business Side of Music” podcast. On this special episode, we cover...


 2023-09-26  49m