Starting A Band is Starting a Business are some of the truest words ever spoken.  And not just bands – a theatrical show, a lecture series, any of these creative endeavors, with the goal of monetization, is starting a small business. 

While the legal-ese of starting a business vary from state to state, the important takeaway from the article is the overall business structure needed, and the long-term vision necessary, to see how art and commerce collide and why having your legal house in order is crucial to your financial success.  The author does a fantastic job in painting the picture from garage band to main stage.

Originally posted in the SymphonicBlog; a great place to get information about navigating the business of music. Do yourself a favor and visit https://blog.symphonicdistribution.com and continue your music business education.

(music. business. i love this graphic! credits due to Coursera – provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online.)