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2006 Recipient for Best Blues Society
"......thanks for all you do for keeping the Blues growing."
Bill Wax, Proprietor of Low-Fi's Bar and Pool Hall on XM Radio Channel 74
The Detroit Blues Society (DBS) is a registered federal 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, education, and advancement of the blues tradition, as it relates to the Metro-Detroit area. It has as its primary goals, to promote a wider appreciation for the Blues by the general public and to serve the members of the Society.
HELP FOR MUSICIANS SEMINAR
HOW TO HANDLE THE BUSINESS SIDE OF THE MUSIC BUSINESS
The Detroit Blues Society wants to do everything we can to help Blues musicians succeed! So,
we're sponsoring a four-hour workshop titled - "Developing A Career As An Original Music
Artist," scheduled for Sunday, August 25 from 2pm-6pm.
It will be held at a Metro Detroit location to be determined.
The workshop is open to all DBS members. Cost is $25 per person.
Some of the topics will be:
- Introduction: An overview of the International Blues/Roots/Americana music scene -
- Recording, touring, radio, sales, etc.
- How to create realistic career plans & measure your progress
- Who is your audience/How do you find & cultivate your audience?
- Potential revenue streams & how to set up your music business to maximize profits
- The Legalities: DBAs, EIN#, Copyrights, Publishing, Incorporate?, Tax Documents, etc
- And many more topics to help you achieve greater success as a Blues artist
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It Is 2013 Detroit River Blues Cruise Ticket Time!!!!
New Friends From Buxton School Get A Lesson In Detroit Blues
Thanks to Carl Henry and Don McGhee for meeting some visiting students from Buxton School in Mass., at the grave of Son House, in northwest Detroit, to talk about Son House and his music, about some of Detroit's Blues Heroes, the Detroit Blues scene, and the Blues in general. They seemed fascinated. And to top it off, Carl brought along Bad Betty and played a tune for them! You’re Cool Dudes, Carl and Don !!!
You Can Now Purchase Advertising
In The Weekly Blues Stimulus Package
Would you like your ad to go to over 3,000 Detroit Blues fans every week?
Would you be willing to spend just $10 per week to get it working for you?
If your answer is yes, your ad could start running this coming Wednesday.
The Blues Stimulus Package is a weekly email that folks subscribe to and is published by the Detroit Blues Society. It is directed especially toward our loyal Blues fans in the Metro Detroit Area.
We will design your artwork and place it in this package for just $10 per week.
Your ad would look similar to the one below and would have a clickable link to your site:
(your colors, logo, info, etc get inserted)
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