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We are SO proud to present the very 1st edition of the Music Connection Dayton Regional Music Directory! We believe this quarterly publication will be the start of a truly amazing progression forward in promoting the Dayton area music scene, and we will soon begin marketing this directory of just under 400 local acts all around the Dayton area and beyond! This is the most complete and up-to-date catalog of area acts, so please read on to check out pictures, catch the details, and learn how you can get your copy!
Now that you have your music, what do you want to do with it? Probably sell it, perform it live, and of course, make a little bit of money. There are many ways you can accomplish these goals. These include selling your music in a store or online, licensing your music, and using a sponsor. When you decide to sell, license, or use a sponsor, the arrangement should be represented by a written agreement to protect you and your music. Here are some things to consider with each type of agreement:
New retail shop, Guitars to Gunstocks, in Springfield, Ohio recently opened its doors to feature store owner, Jacob Collins’, beautiful wood carvings, guitars, guitar repair services, and what he hopes will be one of the largest selection of local music and related merchandise in the area!
Later this month, Guitars to Gunstocks will host its Grand Opening Celebration along with the 1 Year Anniversary of its neighbor, Artistic Delirium Tattoos and Piercings! There will be great celebration day only specials, raffles for cool prizes, and live acoustic performances in the afternoon from area artists!
Facebook.com… It’s a name that millions of people have heard of, even if they don’t use it. Many people would also love to have that kind of name recognition. In the meantime, there’s a really easy and effective way to build your “brand” from within Facebook, and I see it getting missed ALL the time…. your Facebook web address!
There are a number of local places (both physical and online) where bands and musicians can post fliers for free! Here is a handy reference list of places to post…
START HERE: MUSIC CONNECTION- DAYTON, OH
PHYSICAL LOCATIONS (in Dayton, unless otherwise specified):
1.) Second Time Around Music & Video
2.) Guitar Center
3.) Omega Music
4.) Hazy Shade Disc Golf Store
5.) Belmont Party Supply
6.) Headquarter’s Music – New Carlisle
7.) Play It Again Music
8.) Recreate Shop
9.) Sound City Music – Troy
10.) The public board – Yellow Springs
11.) Other public boards
12.) The venue you’re playing at
13.) Locations around the venue you’re playing at
Check out this new page on our website to feature local album releases! Comment on Facebook or on our blog with your favorite local album release of the year! Dayton, OH Area Album Releases.