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Does Afton Pocket All The Money?

Does Afton Pocket All the Money? No. No We Don’t. The Long and Short of It From time to time we hear from upset artists we work with who say we are getting the lion’s share of the money made from the shows we book. I know what you mean. It’s easy to look at [...]

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Get Your Fans to Stop Snoozing on Buying Tickets!

Get Your Fans to Stop Snoozing on Buying Tickets to Your Show! Wake Up Your Fans and Save Them Money! Ok, so you’re following our tips and ticket selling strategies. But your fans are still procrastinating and not buying tickets. Don’t worry. That is an easy problem to solve. After booking over 12,000 local shows, [...]

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How To Multiply Your Ticket Sales Fast!

For every person who buys a ticket, that’s an entire network you’ve connected to Network, Network, Network! Here’s something we’ve learned after putting on about 12,000 local shows and being musicians ourselves. EVERY ticket you’ve already sold can actually multiply easily into more ticket sales. Here’s what I mean. Nobody likes to go to a [...]

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Unlocking the Afton Pay Scale

How much money can you make with Afton Shows? One of the biggest questions we get from unsigned artists and musicians who sign up at Afton is “How much are you going to pay me?”. It’s not only a reasonable question, it’s probably one of the most important questions any artist or band should ask [...]

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Relying on Door Sales Always Screws You. Fans will Bail!

One of the Biggest Mistakes We See Artists Make? Relying on door sales. This is the single most destructive mistake Afton sees artists making all over the country. Relying on fans that “promise” to pay at the door instead of selling them an advance ticket means that fan is 80% or more likely to forget [...]