Cory Wilkins is a Country artist and popular live performer living in San Diego, California. His EP Beyond the Bonfire, released in September 2013, includes six songs in Wilkins’ trademark Outlaw Riff Country style. His physical, entertaining stage presence has earned Wilkins opening spots for Country Stars Montgomery Gentry and Blues Virtuoso Darryl Mansfield. Wilkins’ Dive Bars and Guitars Tour dates are scheduled across the Southwest and beyond through the end of 2014.
- Old Music Business vs. New Music Business
The advantage of the new music business
You are responsible for the business of selling you as an artist
- The need to brand and/or humanize yourself as an artist
The importance of a cohesive web presence.
Seeing yourself as a commodity
Knowing who your audience is.
- Social Media is big
Know who you are as an artist.
The difference between YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook and how to use them.
- The need for having a website
The importance of a unique URL
What should be on a singer/songwriter or band site
The importance of an email fan list
- On stage craft
Structure a playlist that works
The need to create a connection to your audience
References and Resources
Cory Wilkins Links
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