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The BeatsByTravis Podcast

Welcome to the BeatsByTravis Podcast, hosted by musician, talent buyer, and music marketer, Travis Smith.

Sep 12, 2020

On this episode I talk about the new Facebook regulations on music coming up and what you should be doing to prepare. Now is the time to be really thinking about how you own your music and your brand as a musician, artist, or brand. On October 1, you can be ready to provide your fans with YOUR content, through...

Jul 20, 2020

On this episode I give you the playbook on making money and playing some alternative gigs with a cover band. There are cover bands needed for more events and occasions than one could ever imagine, these bands help provide income for musicians, industry workers, venues, restaurants, and all kinds of workers around...

Jul 14, 2020

On this episode, we take a deep dive into the roles of the "talent buyer" and of the "booking agent." Talent Buyers exist in many different types of venues, we break them down, and talk about their usual workflow per venue-type. Booking agents keep bands on the road so they can focus on writing, and driving,...

Jul 6, 2020

Rod Gray, owner and chef at The Purple Banana joins us to talk about their food ventures, the Purple Banana story, their work during the pandemic, and more! Rod, and Sandy (his wife and co-operator) are some of the hardest working folks I know, we chat food, marketing, and more!

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Jul 2, 2020

Jon Dooly joins me again to talk something other than music, 90's basketball! Growing up, we were huge basketball fans, not only of the game, but of the players and characters in the NBA. We talk about our favorite players at each position, as well as the run the Arkansas Razorbacks had in the 90's!

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