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Quinton Sheer, host of Q’s House Radio shares interesting tips and insight on Central Florida’s music and art scene.

MAKING THE CASE FOR BAND AGREEMENTS

WHERE IS YOUR HIGH SCHOOL BFF? MAKING THE CASE FOR BAND AGREEMENTS Your former BFF is the person you swore to be BFFs with forever. That’s a lot of forevers. But now, I’m guessing, at most they are just one … Continue reading

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Start Summer Right Now

The groundhog saw his shadow. Winter is everywhere (but here in FL). Touring is limited to southern regions but even that is rough this year. So it’s time to think about putting out a summer single and video. Yes, I’ll … Continue reading

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“TOUR TALES” OR WHAT NOT TO LEAVE BEHIND

“Wait! We gotta go back! I forgot my wooby!,” said no serious touring musician EVER. OK, that’s not completely true but it should be. Just getting to tour takes a lot of grunt work (see previous entries).  In order to … Continue reading

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How to Be Your Own Agent and Other Tough Love Advice for the Motivationally Challenged Musician.

We’ve read the stories. We’ve dreamed the dreams. And we’ve wondered, ‘how do I get to play stadiums filled with breasts that let me drink Jagermeister off of them?’ Sure, we all know it takes hard work and luck to … Continue reading

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A Musician’s Guide to Retirement: From Their Day Jobs

By Quinton J Sheer, Esq. The secret to a successful music career is free, easily available, and most artists want nothing to do with it. That statement is surmised from many industry professionals sharing that the questions they get asked … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Getting Off the Couch

THE BENEFITS OF GETTING OFF THE COUCH By Quinton J Sheer, Esq. I’ve always loved going to see independent music shows. I get to hang with friends, meet new people, and hear some good tunes.  But all too often regular … Continue reading

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WWDMD? Or What We Can Learn from Orlando’s Jam Band Scene

THEY’RE STILL ON THE COUCH!!?? Music fans’ awareness of shows has never been higher – with social networking event posts, evites, and tour apps. And can you tell me why my Google calendar has imported every single event by every … Continue reading

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