In this special episode of “Hey, How’d You Get That Music Job???”, L.Ariel kicks off a brand new segment, “Hey, How Do You Do That Creative Job???”. She shares about what it’s like to be a musician in Los Angeles, her experience of finding work to support your creative career, networking, industry jobs, booking gigs at venues and the pitfalls of pay-to-play, and more.
This new segment will be featured from time to time on this podcast, as L.Ariel talks with creatives of all stripes about their experiences of trying to pursue/support their artistic endeavors and what they’ve learned along the way.
Do YOU have a story to share about how you do your creative job? Let us know! Email L.Ariel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dawn Jones had a burgeoning career as a talented violinist, songwriter, session player and performer, and was convinced she was destined for Nashville to pursue a country music career. However, she felt called to go a different direction, one that meant starting her own business from scratch and supporting other artists with her music PR firm, PRESSED PR. During this music careers episode, Dawn chats about her roots in country music, getting a music business degree at Fort Lewis College, and her first steps as young music biz entrepreneur. Dawn also discusses the vital importance of stories in music, how to make a lasting impression, the best way to leverage music PR, and more.