Posts Tagged ‘local music’

Comments Off on ALL AGER RAGER returns with all things METAL 4/11/14 at House of Blues

ALL AGER RAGER is back for another concert series kicking off Spring Break 2014 inside the House of Blues on the MAIN STAGE featuring all things METAL: Asylum of Ashes – https://www.facebook.com/AsylumOfAshes Substance – https://www.facebook.com/702substance Excretory Engorgement – https://www.facebook.com/ExcretoryEngorgement Pillars of Creation – http://www.pillarsofcreationband.com/ Casket Raider – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Casket-Raider/193479400723552 Scarlet – https://www.facebook.com/scarletblindfold LIKE the ALL AGER […]

Comments Off on Take the long way home.

Entering 10 years of booking and promoting, managing and supporting Las Vegas live music, I am at a crossroads of sort. One of the first venues to ever give me my first opportunities to book a show, I am now in charge of the entire calendar. It never was taken lightly, the ability to book […]

Comments Off on RANT: Show structures and why we expect things like people.

Education Time. Show structures and expectations of promoters. Ive booked hundreds of shows myself and worked on even more for others. I have seen contracts for venues, and contracts for bands and the variances of each unique deal. Handshake deals and email confirmations without signatures, verbal agreements left up to the integrity of the venue/promoter […]

Comments Off on Save the clocktower.. I mean Huntridge!

Save the clocktower.. I mean Huntridge! With all the money being tossed around, its finally being thrown at the iconic Huntridge Theater. The place where fans and musicians called their live music home has been a shell of a memory for years now. Countless efforts have come and gone to remodel and rebuild it and […]

Comments Off on 10Q with Local Show Joe

We are starting a new feature here on FiggZillaMusic.com, interviewing the people behind the scenes. Both musicians and industry people alike, all sharing the similar situations yet different perspectives on successes, struggles and and the daily grind of the music business.   We go all the way back to the Beach days, for those who […]

Comments Off on This long hard road to… what? Part II: Promotion, Booking and Revenue

This long hard road to… what? Part II: Promotion, Booking and Revenue Buckets of show promotion, oceans of band promotion. You have the music, now its time for a direction for that music. You made it, now own it. Publish your music by creating your own publishing company. Now before you get all discouraged and […]

Comments Off on RANT: Ointment for the seven year itch

Many Las Vegas bands try to teach me quite regularly that there is no reason to promote themselves, no reason to play weekdays, and no reason to create nor record good music. They just get together and pleasure each other and their tone deaf significant others, as long as it doesn’t interrupt their day job. […]

Comments Off on Interview with Las Vegas Citylife on the State of the Scene

I was privileged to be asked to be apart of this years LV City Life’s Local Music issue. This issue asked many great people working in our scene from bands, fans and promoters to get their take. See what made the issue HERE. As you can tell there wasnt alot of room, so here’s my […]

Comments Off on FiggZillaMusic.com Celebrates 6 years of spreading the word of the unheards January 21st, 2012

***OFFICIAL RELEASE*** FiggZillaMusic.com 6 Year Anniversary Showcase at the House of Blues Las Vegas Saturday January 21st, 2012 Las Vegas, NV Starting out as a way to help friends in local bands get noticed, FiggZillaMusic.com was created to draw more attention to local bands. After managing, promoting, booking and supporting the hard working independent Las […]