Got talent? We’ve got a program for you!
Show4me Music Interaction Network has launched the February leg of its Talent Program for musicians and bands interested in crowdfunding a live show in 2020. Read for full program details and tips on getting in — directly from the horse’s mouth! ;)
What’s is Show4me Talent Program?
Show4me wants to help musicians learn how to use crowdfunding tools to finance their concerts via direct-to-fan financing model. The talent program envisions the assistance of a professional management and marketing teams for the crowdfunding campaign of each selected program participant.
As part of the program, each participant will go through the stages of concert crowdfunding and learn the ropes of the process of raising funds directly from fans. The skills and knowledge, as well as the strengthened fanbase, will empower participating artists to
The flow of the program participation is outlined in our infographic (share with your friends on social media and via email/messengers!). Essentially, the participants will launch and crowdfund a show using Show4me concert crowdfunding tools, while fans will preorder tickets, join the conversation, and join the artist’s Artist club on Show4me.
The concert crowdfunding model is a great way for musicians and bands to find financing for their shows directly from the audience that the music and the performances are targeted at.
Montreal-based musician DJIBY is once of the early graduates of the program. He held his first show crowdfunded on Show4me in November 2019. The show featured his latest album VERY SOON, LATER and a number of guest acts:
To join the talent program, a musician, band or their manager need to read the rules and fill out the application form.
The program will be most beneficial to acts who have performing experience and a playlist they can build their show around. Quality images for promotional posters will also help.
Show4me helps with campaign preparation, management, and promotion. The tickets still have to sell, which means that having a fanbase in the reasonable geographic proximity to the show location also improves the chances of the crowdfunding campaign meeting its goal.
Who can apply?
The program is open to all Show4me users (registration and running your account is free) who are at least 18 and have a bank account in one of the 100+ authorized countries.
Participants who have met the criteria for a successful concert crowdfunding campaign within the program will be eligible to receive $300. This means that not only the most successful participants will stand to profit from their crowdfunded shows, but be eligible for the additional $300*!
*Via wire transfer. Full details, conditions and criteria in Official program rules.
Sounds fun? Apply now!
Read more about the program in our latest blog post.