May 13-19, 2018

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WEEKLY HOME HAPPENINGS


Greetings Homies! 

We have a ton going on this week. 
Monday, we'll be hanging from 5-7 for Game Night, Tuesday is the Artist's Circle with Wendy Parr, Wednesday is the CD Baby Live Podcast & Happy Hour, Thursday there's a Chamber of Commerce Networking Workshop in the rec hall, and Saturday our Legal Mentor, Colin Maher will be setting up shop in the Homie's lounge for his in-home Mentoring Hours.   Be sure to check out the details about each of these events down below. 

Hope to see you around this week!


HAPPENING THIS WEEK

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HOMIE spotlight

We want to know more about all of you, your music, your work,  your company, current projects etc.  If you'd like to be a featured HOMIE, please click the link below to let us know and we'll contact you soon for an interview. 

TUNESDAY 

We're setting up a Spotify playlist that will feature new music from our HOME Members.  If you have music on Spotify, let us know  and we'll add it to our playlist. 


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GAME NIGHT & NETWORKING

It's going down every Monday from 5-7pm. 
BYOB and come on out for some friendly competition and networking. 

Billiards, ping pong, shuffle board, darts, giant Jenga, board games, and more!

All Homies and their guests are welcome.  

Got new music you wanna share? We'll "Pass the Aux Chord" and let you showcase your latest masterpiece to the game night audience. 

 


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Featured HOME Mentor

In-Home Mentoring Hours, 10-2 on Saturday, May 19th. 

Colin Maher is the founder of Whiskey Ghost Entertainment (WGE), and he is the entertainment lawyer for the new music industry. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, WGE is a hybrid company offering both entertainment law and artist management services. WGE's mantra is "Don't Get Screwed" when it comes to your music. On the legal side of WGE, Colin offers reasonable flat fees in order to allow musicians and music start ups of all sizes the ability to seek legal representation while on a budget. There are so many legal pitfalls in the music industry, and it is absolutely necessary for everyone to seek legal help before signing anything

Schedule a meeting with Colin to ask him any general questions you have about the legal side of the music industry. From band agreements, copyrights, trademarks, record deals and publishing splits, there is a lot to learn and be aware of. Signup for a session HERE, and pick his brain about entertainment law.

Other Mentoring Options this week:

Brian Bauer, President of Bauer Entertainment Marketing

Friday, May 18, from 12-1 PM
Space is limited! Sign up now to reserve your 1-on-1 meeting with Brian Bauer. Sessions are first-come, first-served and you must be a HOME Member to schedule. CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE
Brian is a veteran entertainment marketing strategist with more than 15 years of experience. He has helped 100+ clients including Kanye West, Tortuga Music Festival, Austin360 Amphitheater, Arcade Fire, X Games, NASCAR, and Uber. (Learn more: http://bit.ly/BrianBauerBio)


EVENTS THIS WEEK

  THE ARTIST'S CIRCLE WITH WENDY PARR    TUESDAY, MAY 15, 6 - 9 PM   TOPIC: Building Your Team  HOMIES! Check out the Artist Circle taking place at HOME this Tuesday! The Artist’s Circle is everything for the creative spirit – mind, body & soul. At this event, musicians, vocalists, songwriters, and producers at all stages of their careers come together to grow, get community support, and transform their careers.  HOMIES get 25% off - code can be found in discounts section of the online member portal.   Nashville Creatives - this is your opportunity to connect, be inspired & build your team.

THE ARTIST'S CIRCLE WITH WENDY PARR

TUESDAY, MAY 15, 6 - 9 PM

TOPIC: Building Your Team

HOMIES! Check out the Artist Circle taking place at HOME this Tuesday! The Artist’s Circle is everything for the creative spirit – mind, body & soul. At this event, musicians, vocalists, songwriters, and producers at all stages of their careers come together to grow, get community support, and transform their careers.

HOMIES get 25% off - code can be found in discounts section of the online member portal.

Nashville Creatives - this is your opportunity to connect, be inspired & build your team.

  BUSINESS STUDIO: MAKING NETWORKING WORK    THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2:45 - 5 PM   Successful people have learned how to make networking a critical and even favorite method to build business. Others without system, strategy, goals or techniques find themselves frustrated, wasting time trying to sell to people who will never buy and unprepared for important connections. It can bring feelings of stress, fear, and negative attitudes towards networking.  This fun session will provide a strategic system for developing relationships. You’ll learn to differentiate yourself from the competition. Generate interest in you and your business, and learn the dos and don’ts. You’ll take away a customized plan and practice to reduce stress, increase confidence, and become more comfortable with networking. This will be the start of putting your plan into action.

BUSINESS STUDIO: MAKING NETWORKING WORK

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2:45 - 5 PM

Successful people have learned how to make networking a critical and even favorite method to build business. Others without system, strategy, goals or techniques find themselves frustrated, wasting time trying to sell to people who will never buy and unprepared for important connections. It can bring feelings of stress, fear, and negative attitudes towards networking.

This fun session will provide a strategic system for developing relationships. You’ll learn to differentiate yourself from the competition. Generate interest in you and your business, and learn the dos and don’ts. You’ll take away a customized plan and practice to reduce stress, increase confidence, and become more comfortable with networking. This will be the start of putting your plan into action.


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Nashville: Join us for a happy hour and a live DIY Musician Podcast recording!

You're officially invited to come have a drink on CD Baby, join a live DIY Musician Podcast recording, and mingle with your fellow musicians in the Nashville artist community to network and share ideas.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 16 at 5 PM - 7 PM CDT

WHERE: H.O.M.E. - Helping Our Music Evolve, 615 Main St. East Nashville, Tennessee 37206

The podcast recording with Kevin Breuner, VP of Marketing, and Chris Robley, Blog Editor, will begin at 5pm, where they'll be discussing Everything You Need to Forget About the Music Business.

The music industry has changed more than you think. In this live-taping of CD Baby's DIY Musician Podcast, you'll hear about ten aspects of a successful music career that the music biz STILL gets completely wrong. Where are PR efforts going to waste? What are untapped strategies waiting right under your nose? Come be a part of this podcast recording!

CD Baby will be providing happy hour drinks and swag, too.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend, and we hope to see you on May 16!


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We've partnered with Music Biz on a special discount for members of H.O.M.E.!

Nashville-based Creatives (artists, songwriters, producers, etc.) and indie individuals/startups/small companies who have never experienced the Music Biz conference before can register for a special badge for just $279 with code HOME2018.* Those looking to make a return to Music Biz, can register for a $499 returning ticket. Click here to register today to join the 2,000+ attendees expected to descend on Nashville for the four most important days on the industry calendar. Visit musicbiz2018.com for more info. 

H.O.M.E. is excited to celebrate with our friends at the Music Business Association as they celebrate sixty at MUSIC BIZ 2018 — the four-day innovative conference is set to take place from Monday, May 14 - Thursday, May 17 at the Omni Nashville.  The must-attend annual music business event will bring together global power players and industry enthusiasts committed to the future of music monetization for 100+ panels, presentations, workshops, private meetings, cocktail parties, live music, and more. Highlights include keynotes from mega-manager Scooter Braun, Pandora's CEO Roger Lynch, and Republic's Wendy Goldstein; Digital Service Workshops with Amazon, Apple, Pandora, SoundCloud, Spotify, and YouTube; sessions on podcasting, playlisting, streaming income, interactive downloads, unclaimed royalties, digital marketing, merch, metadata, and so much more. Click here to view the full schedule.

*To register, click tickets, then add in the promo code at the top of the page, and these special tickets should appear. Attendees who have attended before are not eligible for the discounted first-time ticket option. If you have any questions, please reach out to Nick Maiale at nick.maiale@musicbiz.org.