The Art & Science of Stage Design Pt. 2 - SMS032


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Hey everyone and welcome back to the Savvy Musician Show! In this episode, we dive into Part Two of our conversation with Matty Chirichillo, as he tells us about touring, the music industry, and putting together a great show. Matty is a DJ, Songwriter, Music Producer and Production Manager/Systems Engineer at Pure Joy Productions.

After covering some important topics in Part One of our interview with Matty, today we are jumping in and discussing hiring the right people according to your budget, funding your tour, organizing transport, and much more. Matty’s enthusiasm and young expertise is so inspiring and we are sure you will find a few of gems in our conversation that you can apply to your own career. For all this and more be sure to join us!

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Putting together a skeleton crew for a great, low cost tour.
  • Considering different ways of funding a tour and its expenses.
  • Figuring out salaries and the going rates for different roles.
  • The vehicle, the driver and the laws around these.
  • Hiring a visual artist and the video and projection aspects of a show.
  • Matty’s last little piece of advice to our audience.
  • 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 —

Eagles —

Airtable —

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