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How to Rock 2019 Like Adele

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When we last talked about Adele on this blog, she was saving the music industry in 2011 with the release of her critically (and everywhere else) acclaimed sophomore album, 21. We pointed out a few examples of her approach towards her audience and how she used her music to build an incredible platform to reach them on a deeper level.

4 Gigs for Winter Days and Summer Dreams


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This week we've rounded up some of the best gigs available exclusively through Sonicbids. Whether you need more gigs to keep you rockin through the winter or are already dreaming of the warmer days of summer, we've got opportunities in New York, Brooklyn, New Hampshire and Los Angeles that are just the fit. 

How Booking Gigs Helped Music Collective the Human Circuit Take It to the Next Level

Image via thehumancircuit.orgHere at Sonicbids, we love to share the successes of our artists. Recently, we chatted with Mat Oldiges, the keyboardist, producer, and vocalist of music collective and all-around immersive experience the Human Circuit to hear their story, pick his brain, and discuss the importance of putting your heart onstage.

5 Tips for Growing Your Music Career in the New Year

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Every year, I revel in the chance to break out a brand-new notebook, pick up my favorite pen, and start planning for all the wonderful, exciting, career-changing things I’m going to do in the new year. Yes, I am totally one of those people that finds inspiration in the whole “anything can happen next year” thing.

Why not? Why can’t 2019 be the year that you build a stronger bond with fans, make connections that can help guide your career, and put forth a momentum and path that will one day shape your legacy?

I believe in the power of change and the inventiveness that a new year brings. But, sometimes, you need a little kick start. Give these five tips a try to get ready to rock 2019.

3 BK and MA Gigs to Start off the New Year Right


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This week's gig guide features three stellar Brooklyn and Boston opportunities to help you keep your New Year's resolution to get out, gig and get your music to the people. These hip spots have consistent availability, dope drink menus and loyal local crowds – don't miss out on the best opportunities of the New Year.