The Art & Science of Stage Design Pt. 1 - SMS031


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Welcome back to the show everyone. Today we are joined by Matty Chirichillo who is here tell us all about how to put together a successful tour and all the different aspects that go into this. Matty has worn a lot of hats at his young age, having toured with the Eagles amongst other big names, traveled the world as a DJ, and worked in studio as a producer and musician. In this first part of the conversation, we cover Matty’s early years and how he got into the music industry. Matty then breaks down the logistical aspects of touring and offers tons of great advice for accounting, merchandise, and who to hire. The conversation continues in part two, so stay tuned for that too!

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Some background on Matty, his work and area of expertise.
  • Where to start when planning a first tour.
  • Tour accounting and Matty’s own tips for this endeavor.
  • Tickets, merchandise and logging all these numbers before paying anybody.
  • The different roles and people you need to take along.
  • And much more!

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Matty Chirichilo —

Leah McHenry —

Leah on Twitter —

Savvy Musician Academy —

Savvy Musician Academy Facebook —

The Super Fan System Elite Program —

The Super Fan System Elite Program —

Facebook For Musicians Mini Course —


Excel —

The Eagles —

Airtable —

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