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How To Become an Afton Affiliate!

MyAfton Become an Affiliate and Get Paid! Here at Afton we are always looking for new, up and coming artists to book at our nationwide events! We have an awesome artist referral program where you can become an Afton Affiliate and we pay YOU to refer artists. The Affiliate Process When you sign up to [...]

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How to Book More Gigs.

Nobody Responds to Your Booking Requests?! I’ve been there, we all have. You spend 20 minutes crafting an email to your favorite venue’s booking person. You’ve explained in detail what your music sounds like, who you’ve shared the stage with, the tours you’ve opened for, what press you’ve gotten, and you’ve explained how many years [...]

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Don’t Wait Around for Your Big Break!

“Waiting until you are ready is the same as expecting it to never happen.” –Mel Robbins, 5 Second Rule As musicians, often we find ourselves waiting until we feel “completely ready” before we take action. Or even worse, we wait for someone else to do the work for us. This is one of the biggest [...]

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Merch Table Tactics That Work

Image via Flickr / CC license In our last blog, we gave you some suggestions on the fundamental items of your merch table. Now what? Achieving Maximum Exposure Let’s go a bit deeper into putting together and managing your merch table at your shows. These are some solid tactics that will help you sell or [...]

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Stocking Your Merch Table

Image via Flickr Getting Your Name Out There One of the most important tools in an artist’s toolkit is Merch (or “merchandise” if you’re classy). For a local act, it’s a no-brainer. As any nationally-touring act will tell you, if you don’t have any merch, you need to get some now! Most bands make the [...]