11 episodes

Rock Star Today Podcast helps musicians quit their day jobs. Interviews with Ted Talk Speakers, Best Selling Authors and other Entrepreneurs outside the music business give actionable advice to the reality that being in a band is like running a small business. Time to rock your business like you rock the stage!

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Rock Star Today Podcast helps musicians quit their day jobs. Interviews with Ted Talk Speakers, Best Selling Authors and other Entrepreneurs outside the music business give actionable advice to the reality that being in a band is like running a small business. Time to rock your business like you rock the stage!

    Episode 10: Interview with Meagan Metcalf: Creating Atmosphere with Lighting Advice for Stadiums to Bars.

    Episode 10: Interview with Meagan Metcalf: Creating Atmosphere with Lighting Advice for Stadiums to Bars.

    Meagan Metcalf is a lighting designer for some of the biggest acts today.She is the trusted advisor for:  Sofi Tukker, Metric, St Vincent, Sheryl Crow, Death Cab For Cutie, MGMT, Janelle Monae and Kings of Leon...just to name a few.In this episode we discuss the importance of lighting, what do to when things go awry, how to use lighting to create the perfect atmosphere and if you don't have $100k to spend on lights...what can you with a $1k budget?Join us on this illuminating journey.Connect With MeaganWebsiteLinkedInInstagram

    • 49 min
    Episode 9: Interview with Winston Yeung: The Power of Your Voice and Your Story

    Episode 9: Interview with Winston Yeung: The Power of Your Voice and Your Story

    Winston Yeung is a Story Architect.  He will help you tell the best story you've never told.He is the Founder of VoiceStory, a stage that helps people discover the power of their voice, and their story.Winston has this amazing talent to dig under the surface and pull out gold from the story you tell yourself and others.  He digs where you least expect it, and uncovers deep truths.In this episode, we discuss the importance of your story, how to uncover your true story, finding the why behind the why, the power of active listening, and how even a boy band can change your life.Connect With Winston Yeung: VoiceStory8 Minutes With A StrangerSunday BrunchFacebookFacebook GroupTwitterInstagram 

    • 56 min
    Episode 8: Interview with Kevin Jenne: The Secret to Making Connections & Adapting Your Work

    Episode 8: Interview with Kevin Jenne: The Secret to Making Connections & Adapting Your Work

    Kevin Jenne was my co-host or our previous Podcast Outside the Artist's Studio (2006-2009).He is an amazing artist (Paintings) that have branched out to live events and digital collaborations.In this episode, we discuss the secret to making connections, the lessons learned since the last Podcast and how to adapt your craft to modern times.Although this was recorded pre-Covid-19, the information seems so on point with the current situation.Connect With Kevin Jennehttps://kevinjenne.comInstagramFaceBookLinkedIn

    • 46 min
    Episode 7: Interview with E. Keller Fitzsimmons: Breaking through limiting beliefs and stepping away from your ego.

    Episode 7: Interview with E. Keller Fitzsimmons: Breaking through limiting beliefs and stepping away from your ego.

    E. Keller Fitzsimmons is a Serial Tech Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author, Artist and Mother of two.  Her two first VR projects (Custom Reality Services) premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.  She holds a Master's degree from Harvard University and coaches musicians as they grabble with the emotional realities of the modern music industry.In this episode, we discuss limiting beliefs that might hold an artist back, frameworks to understand your true identity to face it head on, and ways to step outside of your ego to allow true creative freedom.This was a fascinating conversation.Connect with E. Keller Fitzsimmons:Twitter  Facebook LinkedIn  

    • 54 min
    Episode 6: Interview with Melanie Sodka: How to manage your time to create Capacity

    Episode 6: Interview with Melanie Sodka: How to manage your time to create Capacity

    Melanie Sodka is an award winning speaker, Podcaster, Author and TEDx Speaker.  She is the founder of Capacity Creator which helps individual fight the overwhelm of being over committed.  In this episode, we talk about the traps to being over committed, discuss the best way to say no, and share ideas on how to help musicians.Connect with Melanie Sodka:Watch the TEDx TALK HERE!Visit her HERE!Check out her Podcast HERE! LinkedInFacebookInstagramTwitter Thanks for listening.  Please share this podcast and leave a review.Join our Rock Star Today Backstage Pass Facebook Group to continue the discussion.Show notes can be found on RockStarToday.com/podcast

    • 33 min
    Episode 5: Interview with Saher Ghattas: Effective Marketing for bands.

    Episode 5: Interview with Saher Ghattas: Effective Marketing for bands.

    This week, we speak with Saher Ghattas, Chief Revenue Officer for Flawless Inbound.  Who doesn't want more revenue?  We discuss the three pillars of marketing:  ACDAwareness, Consideration and Decision.Many bands are good at awareness, but need to think about the last two.Join us for some marketing tips.Find him on: LinkedInTwitter 

    • 17 min

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Wendypix ,

Actionable advice for musicians

Great actionable advice for musicians trying to make a living playing music. So far, the guests are interesting and share great advice. Look forward to the next episodes!

Not His Son ,

Amazing

Really great first episode!! Love to hear more 👍

Tahani A ,

Awesome all around

Just listened to first episode and already looking forward to more. Love the chats, insights and shared knowledge from Randy and guests.

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