Last March I wrote a blog post entitled Access vs. Ownership in which I recommended you explore the growing world of music subscription services. With the recent flurry of stories involving Spotify and Beats Music, I’m revisiting the topic and aggregating content that I feel is worthy of attention. [More…]
Majestic’s Theater’s Live on King Street in Madison is gaining popularity and it has become a fantastic opportunity for Madison Media students. The concerts are streamed live with the technical assistance through 5nines and the webcasts are watched from as far away as Japan. Students are gaining experience in live events as they run camera along with professional videographers. They are working with Hinckley Design and Production which is switching the show live. [More…]
And Lasts All Summer…
One of my favorite things about being part of the team at Madison Media Institute is that I’m allowed to participate in branding and community outreach for the school. As Department Chair for the Entertainment & Media Business Program, it’s also a great way to demonstrate the strategies we teach.
I’m locked in a hotel room in Rockford IL trying to finish up my third book Band:Smart with the help of two MMI graduates:
Kelly Paulsen DAD grad (who is also responsible for my amazing Nissan Cube Car Wrap!) and Chris Ruppenthal EMB grad – they are helping me edit, refine, clarify, check, rewrite, mangle and generally push to the end of what has been an amazing three year project. [More…]
Break? What break?? I’m always saying it’s a 26 hour a day, 9-day-a-week-world. Most of the time – it’s me on the short end of that stick. The last week of classes we had the band battle at High Noon Saloon, then, just after classes ended I drove up to Eagle River to deliver a free Kickstarter event at the Eagle Waters Resort to entrepreneurs and leaders from the business community. [More…]
What better way to spend a beautiful summer day than getting Hot N’ Rotten with the Z- Girlz?
As the weather warms up, and winter blizzards become a distant unpleasant memory, the Z-Girlz are gearing up to rock your socks at their upcoming Hot N’ Rotten event being brought to you by Madison Media Institute. [More…]
How to Make Money in the Entertainment Business
Milwaukee Money Conference
What’s up party people? You know I thought it a little bit odd that a conference on financial literacy would request me to come speak on entertainment business. If you ask me to come speak to a group though, I am on my way. [More…]