Anyone can plan a live music show, no matter if it is for a good cause or to promote a band or an artist you adore or to raise funds for your organization. Here are the steps to organize a successful live music Grand Rapids.
- Determine your target audience and budget
First things first, you need to determine the target audience you want to reach with your live music show. What kind of audience would you attract? No matter if you are targeting children or adults, the permissions you need for the same may differ. Consider the sale of alcohol or the time of your event. This may vary for an audience of under or over the age of 18. You also need to determine an attendance goal. This will help you determine the compensation of the article, venue hire and all the associated expenses.
- Seek a venue
Then you need to choose a suitable venue for the music style you want to play and the attendance goal you have determined. The venue needs to meet some legal requirements. Seek music venues around Grand Rapids, the bars, cultural venues and other public spaces available. Once you have found a perfect venue, get in touch with a manager to ask about the hiring team and access. Check if the venue is friendly for the disabled, if it has a smoking area and a parking space, if it has a liquor license etc. Also ask if the first aid cover is included in the package and if they have the AV equipment or you may need to hire a team and rent the equipment.
- On the day
Here you need to pay the artists and make sure that the event complies with noise restrictions and safety needs. For the same, you need to plan this in advance. Plan the arrival time of the artists, service providers, and staff. Assemble your teams, assign them locations, mission and how the event will unfold. You should also have contacts prepared for the artists and service providers in advance and their pay too. Every artist needs their own space and service providers need to look after everything. When it comes to passes, the staff should have a pass for access on the basis of your role. Some of them will have a walkie talkie.