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Hip Hop Artist Keldamuzik aka Diva takes over Antigua with Saga 51 TV & Super Power

Keldamuzik aka DivaDiva has always put herself in the public eye using different tactics to obtain the buzz she deserves for her music career. Instead of the same old music campaign and chasing down industry insiders, Diva created “The Cultural Exchange Tour”, to grab the attention of promoting her artistry in local, national and international areas. From working with Caribbean artist such as Kirk Brown, Ku-J and DJ Outkast; to being featured in Germany’s Shuffle Magazine and a special guest on Australia’s Kiss FM; Diva has been more than welcome to bless each country with her presence.

As of late, “The Cultural Exchange Tour” has lead Diva to tour countries such as Antigua, which took place July 16th – July 28th, and landed Diva a feature in the Antigua Observer. Special thanks to Ben & Alexander Isaac of Super Power, and Daddy aka Lester Buffong of Saga 51 TV; Diva worked closely with both brands and performed alongside with Andy Livingston at the launching of the Heroes Music Festival held at Jolly Beach Hotel July 18th, presented by Super Power and Saga 51 TV, which was a private event and hosted no more than 60 special invitees and close associates of the TV station. The actual festival will take place Oct 29th, featuring Diva, Reggae star Jah Cure, Jamaica’s up and coming Andy Livingston and Antigua’s finest Sir Oungku Edwards.

Independent Artists Matt and Kim Release US Dates for Sidewalks Tour

Matt and Kim have set up a US tour that will kick off May 28 at the Sasquatch Music Festival and includes a performance at Bonnaroo June 10.

The official tour is dubbed, “Sidewalks,” which is the name of their recent release.

Each show will be a full night of dance debauchery and next day regrets. The independent artists will not be alone; The Thermals and DJ Autobot from Flosstradamus will be carrying the nonstop dance party through the evening and between bands.

Down with Webster Support 3OH!3 on “Streets of Gold” Tour

The seven-piece, genre-bending musical juggernaut known as Down With Webster will be supporting 3OH!3 on their national headlining “Streets of Gold” tour along with HelloGoodbye.

Down With Webster consists of: Bucky and Cam on vocals, Pat on vocals/guitar, Tyler on bass/keys, Marty on drums, Kap the Hype Man, and Diggy the DJ.The band met and formed in junior high school, and for the next 10 years honed their skills writing, recording and producing in Tyler’s family garage, and playing shows in clubs they would not legally be allowed to drink in for years.

Indie Band My Awesome Mixtape Release Album & Tour France

My Awesome Mixtape_CoverAfter more than 100 concerts in less than 1 year and after several tour in Germany, My Awesome Mixtape are ready to export their music in France.

Thanks to the french label, Blog Up Musique, the album How Could A Village Turn Into a Town will be available in France.

To support this new release the Italy based band will tour france this week. The today starts today, Sept. 23.

Confirmed Tour Dates:

DIYTouring.com has Launched, Sign Up to Claim a Spot

diytouringPay attention touring (and hoping to tour) indie artists! Hop onto www.diytouring.com right now to sign up for an easier road ahead. Diytouring.com is the most comprehensive database of venues across the nation.

Whether you’re an acoustic one man show looking for the best coffee shops with open doors to your kind or you’re the most brutal metal band around, Diytouring.com has information for you to make booking a virtual breeze.

Partnering with Veil Arms Clothing to offer additional services, the site itself offers a myriad of information on venues ranging from basements and churches to clubs and coffee shops, whatever your band prefers. Not only are the venues listed in an orderly fashion but the establishments themselves have donated their contact information to the site so say goodbye to cold calling! You’re now a part of the same network making connections all the more easy.

Indie Band Cloud Cult Announce Fall Headlining Tour

CloudCultCloud Cult is excited to announce their fall headlining tour in support of their new full-length album – Light Chasers – due out September 14th on Earthology Records.

The record is the band’s first new studio release in more than two years and critics are already weighing in favorably with Pitchfork calling the album “…epic, millennial indie rock…” and John Richards from KEXP saying that Light Chasers is “the best thing Cloud Cult has ever done, which is saying a lot as everything they’ve done so far is near perfection.”

Why Mid-Level Bands Cannot Make Money

moneyShane Blay is a guitarist/vocalist for the indie band, Oh, Sleeper. The Texas based group has been compared to Slipknot and Underoath. You can learn more about the band here. Follow the band on Twitter @weareohsleeper.

For the past five years my brothers in Oh, Sleeper and myself have sacrificed our lives, our time, relationships, birthdays, holidays, health (haha) to travel around and play shows for our fans. Not to say that isn’t been a fun ride!

I would just like to bring a few things to our fans attention.

I would like to show you guys an average day in finances for a “mid-level” band like us. I’m going to breakdown the average monetary ins and outs of a day on tour.

On tour, bands have two ways to make money – guarantees and merchandise.

Indie Artist Kina Grannis Announces Fall U.S. Headlining Tour

Kina GrannisKina Grannis announced her upcoming fall headlining tour of the US on the heels of a sold-out headlining US tour this spring that included a Lilith Fair date on July 16th in St. Louis, MO.

In addition to her successful spring tour, she made her National TV debut with a live performance on CBS The Early Show on June 19th and was noted by both the New York Times and WNYC Soundcheck.

The indie artist has been making inroads in the pop music world thanks to her incredible following on YouTube where her channel has more than 189,000 subscribers and more than 43 million total views.