The 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. 25-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 125 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast

#115 - Is the Force Majure Clause in the Contract the New Normal?

In this very special episode, we talk with Jack Forman who serves as Executive Vice President of BiCoastal Productions, the New York City-based concerts and theatrical booking agency. We talk about the Force Majure Clause in contracts, an often...


 2020-04-14  37m

#114 - The 7 Why Exercise to a Successful Career

Are you comfortable being a leader? Can you get up in front of a crowd and talk without your instrument in hand? You have to take control of our own personal development, and Judith Baker is on the show to explain how you can accomplish this with by...


 2020-04-06  32m

#113-Be The Best You, You Can Be

But Create Authentic Music in the Process


 2020-03-31  37m

#112-The Anatomy of Writing a Song - Is There a Correct Way?

On this episode, we actually went on location and in front of a live audience to Tennessee Songwriters Association International, where we interviewed Paul Castoe, who is the President of TSAI. We talked about the anatomy of a song, what it takes to...


 2020-03-24  57m

Having a Can Do Attitude & Being Performance Ready

Chad Jeffers began his music career guided by his Singer-Songwriter Dad. At the age of eight, he was already playing drums in a band with his father Doc Jeffers and older brother Michael. A year later, Jeffers switched to guitar when he and his...


 2020-03-09  37m

A Hit Songwriter Shares His Passion For Music

His songs have been on over 35 million records and counting. He's written for such artists as Cher, Rod Stewart, Kansas, Chicago, Diana Ross, Kenny Loggins, and Bette Midler just to name a very few of the many, many artists that have recorded his...


 2020-02-24  41m

Successful Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Television Host, & Entrepreneur

Guitar player for the Gospel group "The Rambos", songwriter for such hits as "My Father's Eyes", #1 Country hit "Finally", and the Amy Grant  Christmas favorite "Tennessee Christmas", television host for the TNN series "Prime Time Country" as...


 2020-02-18  44m

Be Willing To Invest In Yourself... And Your Career

Hemp Meadows and Denim Skye met back in the 1980's as session players, and have been inseparable almost ever since. After being out of the music business for 30+ years, they decided it was time to get back into the entertainment scene, and created...


 2020-02-10  52m

How a Wedding Song Got 7 Million Views & More Than 40 Million Streams!

Since graduating from Belmont University in 2010, Blane Howard has had the privilege of opening up shows for many country greats including Blake Shelton, Josh Turner, Joe Nichols, Lauren Alaina, Trace Adkins, Rodney Atkins, Hunter Hays, Granger Smith,...


 2020-02-03  26m

The Inner Workings of an Artist Manager

Meet Chuck Thompson and Sarah Fleshner. He's from Nashville and has worked with such artists as Ricochet, Eric Durrance, Wynonna, and Michelle Wright just to name a few. Sarah is from Texas, and is on the path of becoming one of the hottest artist...


 2020-01-27  31m