Band Pencil Blog

All your tips and tricks for musicians and band managers.

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.

Read More



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 Set List Builder

Best Online Set List Builder

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


How to Use Band Management Software to Get More Gigs

How to Use Band Management Software 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 can mean a reliable income every week. Here's 5 tips for your band to secure a residency at a bar or restaurant.


Top 3 Accounting Software For Bands & Musicians

Top 3 Accounting Software For Bands & 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 bands and musicians should be using.


Artist VS Band Management Software

Artist VS 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.


Introducing the Band Builder

Introducing 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.


Duplicate Function

Duplicate Function

26 Oct 2020
This function allows you to duplicate an event to another date, perfect for when events get rescheduled, or recur more than once!


Page 1 of 3

Ready to get your time back?

Our band management software is loved by musicians, band manager, agencies, not-for-profit music groups and many more. Get started now 👇

14-day free trial • No card required • Cancel at anytime