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What is Artist Management Software?

What is Artist Management Software?

27 Nov 2021
Artist management software is a cloud-based platform designed to specifically to help artists (or band managers) manage everything relating to their professional work.

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Musician Invoice Template (Free Download)

Musician Invoice Template (Free Download)

23 Aug 2021
Download a free musician invoice template. Use to invoice clients, businesses and other musicians.


How Much Should I Charge to Play at a Wedding

How Much Should I Charge to Play at a Wedding

23 Aug 2021
Deciding how to much to charge to play at a wedding can be tricky, but with our gig cost equation we make it simple to calculate.


Best Online Setlist Builder

Best Online Setlist Builder

23 Aug 2021
Band Pencil's setlist builder offers the most features and makes it the easiest way to create set lists online.


How to Get More Gigs

How to Get More Gigs

20 Aug 2021
Learn how to use a band management software to get more gigs directly and indirectly, by saving you time and generating new leads and providing a good customer service.


How to Get a Residency at a Bar or Restaurant

How to Get a Residency at a Bar or Restaurant

19 Aug 2021
Getting a residency at a bar or restaurant can mean a reliable income every week. Here's 5 tips for your band to secure a residency.


Top 3 Accounting Software For Musicians

Top 3 Accounting Software For Musicians

19 Aug 2021
As a band or freelance musician, it's important to have an accounting tool to help you keep track of your income and expenses. We list our top 3 accounting software musicians should be using.


Difference between Artist and Band Management Software

Difference between Artist and Band Management Software

19 Aug 2021
We discuss the key differences between artist management software vs band management software. Although they sound and look the same what are they key differences to look out for?


5 Tips For Saving Time When Organising Gigs

5 Tips For Saving Time When Organising Gigs

19 Aug 2021
Band management is not easy and often time consuming. We've complied 5 tips for band managers to save time when organising gigs. Saving time allows you to book more gigs and make more profit.


How to Manage Musicians

How to Manage Musicians

07 Jun 2021
Managing musicians is no easy feat, especially if you hire people you are often friends with. No matter what kind of event you are hiring musicians for there are some dos and don't when it comes to musician management.


Do you need a band management software?

Do you need a band management software?

06 Jun 2021
Band management software is popular for musicians and band leaders as they provide an online management platform. Do you need one?


The Best Band Management Software for Musicians

The Best Band Management Software for Musicians

18 May 2021
Band Pencil is one of the best band management software for musicians, band leaders, agencies and music groups. Bold statement to make, but here's why.


How Band Pencil Went Green

How Band Pencil Went Green

08 Apr 2021
We're taking positive action against Climate Change. As a business we work with Ecologi to fund Gold Standard sustainability projects and the planting of carbon-cancelling trees all over the world.


Never Forget to Book a Musician with the Band Builder

Never Forget to Book a Musician with the Band Builder

08 Apr 2021
See who's still to book, who's confirmed and who's not available in one place with our new Band Builder tool.


Amateur Orchestra Software

Amateur Orchestra Software

26 Mar 2021
Band Pencil is an online software designed to help with musician management. Learn how Band Pencil can help your amateur orchestra.


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