Each year, hundreds of summer music festivals pull out all the stops, showcasing great works performed by stellar artists in spectacular settings. We put together a set of festival road trips, chosen for their diversity of musical experience, geography and timeline.
Mike Block is the quintessential twenty-first century musician, with a sense of creativity that cannot be contained in a box of any kind. In this interview, Block discusses his beginnings and his current artistic goals.
It’s easy to blame forces outside your control for a ticket sales slump. But why feel powerless? Try taking on a beginner’s mindset and empathizing with your patrons to learn what they expect from you beyond simply a great performance.