Conversation with a Music Supervisor: Five Takeaways

Recently, our Artist Development Manager Kyle James Hauser sat down for a virtual conversation with Music Supervisor Joe Rudge, whose supervision work includes Midsommar, Hereditary, The Lighthouse, and The Big Sick, among many others, as part of our workshop series called The Launchpad. Joe had a lot to share when it comes to the role … Continued

Staying Connected

It’s hard to believe, but the Music District campus hasn’t been open for over 3 months as of this blog post. Although we aren’t physically present on our campus, we are still working hard to produce content and programming to help you find your place in music! Let’s take a look at some of the … Continued

Livestreaming + Fundraising: A Community Case Study (kinda)

In April, my sister and I hosted a livestreamed online “rent party” benefiting Neighbor to Neighbor. The evening featured more than 30 Northern Colorado musicians covering Men at Work’s Business as Usual album in its entirety, plus a handful of live performances, and even a video hello from singer-songwriter/celebrated Men at Work frontman Colin Hay. The event raised nearly $13,000, with donations continuing to … Continued

Level up Your Livestream – tips and tricks for every budget

As event and festival cancellations start to extend into the summer months, musicians have increasingly turned to livestreaming to stay connected to their audience and make up some of the money they may have lost from cancellations. The Music District tech team has put together this guide to livestreams to help our musicians level up … Continued

Music District Temporary Closure Update

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues around the world, we wanted to update you regarding the Music District’s temporary closure. The Music District will now be closed through at least May 31st, 2020. In order to keep our employees, partners, and community healthy, on March 13th we made the decision to close through May 3rd. … Continued

Music District Temporary Closure

In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak happening around the world, we wanted to update you regarding how the Music District is implementing precautionary measures in order to help our employees, partners, and community stay healthy. The Music District will be closed to the public March 14 through at least May 3. During this time, all … Continued

Venturing into the Sonic Continuum

When I was a kid — this, mind you, was a long time ago — my parents would take my sisters and me to stay with our grandmother when they needed babysitting support/added sanity. Grandma lived outside of town, on farmland, which meant there was an excellent amount of space to play outside, yay! It … Continued

Artists, Teachers and Teaching Artists – Everybody Wins!

*Guest Blog by Jen Zidon – Executive Director of STAMP and participant in ArtUp Week 2019* ArtUp Week sessions are great ways for artists to learn more about using their inherent gifts beyond performance and practice. At STAMP, we are always interested in helping artists learn ways to be more sustainable in their business practice. Artist, … Continued