GIG EXCHANGE
Global Music Garden’s Collaboration Platform

A way for artists and music companies to collaborate for promotions, concerts and tours, recording, songwriting, and other business.

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If you’ve already achieved some level of success in music, you know the challenges the new ones are facing today. And you now have a chance to help. If someone has likewise helped you out in the past, pass on the kindness and help someone out in this community.

In spite of the challenges in the music industry, in 2019 independent artists and music companies will earn more than $1 Billion worldwide. We believe that together, independent artists and companies can now building something new – a music network and an industry that is accessible to all, and is truly for all.

THREE STEPS

RESUME
RESUME

Please write a good gig resume or two to let people know what you do best.

PROPOSAL
PROPOSAL

Please write a gig proposal or two to let people know what you need.

PROJECTS
PROJECTS

Propose a collaborative project, like a tour or a cross-promotion campaign.

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WHAT’S POSSIBLE

Concert and Tour Collaboration

SHARE A GIG

Find an opening act or a co-headliner for your gig. Or post in a music project which you need help with, or want to share.

FIND A GIG

Find other bands who are offering to share their gigs. Or find a music project which you feel will do well in.

PLAN A GIG

Plan gigs, tours, projects with other bands. Decide the date, venue, split the cost, share income, as a group.

Promotion Collaboration

RADIO AND PR
RADIO AND PR

Help each other reach out to radio stations or other taste-makers in the different countries you’re in. Get introduced to the local industry via a friend.

 SOCIAL MEDIA
SOCIAL MEDIA

Share your social media following with another artist, or find someone willing to cross-promote with you in their social media or playlists.

PLAN A CAMPAIGN
PLAN A CAMPAIGN

Plan Promo Campaigns with other artists or bands in different locations. Share contacts, and other resources

Music Collaboration

SONG HELP
SONG HELP

Find a great songwriter, ask advice on songs, or invite another artist to record a song with you.

JOIN A GROUP
JOIN A GROUP

Find a band, a choir, or other kinds of music groups near you, to sign up for auditions.

LEARN MUSIC
LEARN MUSIC

Find schools, tutors, even friends who can teach you how to play an instrument.

Open Calls from Festivals, Music Competitions, Music Marketing Tips, and More

WHY COLLABORATING IS AWESOME

Girlfriend Thrilled Your 15 Touring Friends Will Sleep on Every Surface of Apartment Tonight. Read more.

Share Skills, Costs, or Contacts

  • Succeed together in various music projects. Complement each other’s strengths and weaknesses.
  • For live gigs, share costs of venue rent, back-line rent, others, with co-headliners.
  • Introduce artists local music professionals in your city, and they will also introduce them to other music professionals they know in theirs.

Share the Fans

  • ‘Feat’ songs and other music collaborations expose the song to more listeners.
  • Cross-Promotion in each other’s Social Media will help each other gain more fans.
  • More bands playing in one gig means more bands bringing their own audience to see you and others play.

“In recent years, we’ve consistently sent the NFL our dryest, most uninteresting acts: from Sting to U2, to Katy Perry for their halftime shows. We think it’s time they return the favor,” New England Patriots will perform during the Grammy Awards’ halftime show. Read More
Hardcore Singer Accidentally Swallows Microphone. Read More.

Share with Friends

  • Get to know more bands in your town and beyond. Make new friends and build lasting relationships.
  • Help each other out in future projects and gigs.

Testimonies




Tips

The rise of “feat.” in today’s music

Collaborations were big in the eighties. In a typical month, seven of the Billboard Top 100 songs featured a collaboration. As opposed to maybe one or two in the 1970’s. Some favorites from December 1981 are: Under Pressure — Queen (feat. David Bowie)Endless Love — Lionel Richie (feat. Diana Ross)Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around — Stevie Nicks (feat. Tom Petty) This year? On average there are…

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