Category Archives: live music

WATCH: Greg in Good Company’s ‘Open Mic’ a Ballad for Dreamers

Laugh all you want, but point at yourself.
They’re out here living, while you’re by yourself,
Dreamin’ of things, you’ll never do.
You’re too scared to fail, so you’re too scared to move.

-Greg in Good Company, “Open Mic.”

Behind every musician at every neighborhood open mic, there is a dream and a message.

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The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Monday, July 13

I’m back! I took last week to disconnect and camp across the Midwest (largely away from people, as is customary in 2020).

With that, let’s get into a Daily Spinn that veers briefly away from the “indie” world, and features one of my personal favorite acts.

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Mastering Your Musical Performance Anxiety

This article is a contributed piece from Erin M. Phillips, vocal teacher, and Roger E. McLendon, M.D., a neuropathologist. Learn more about the Erin M. Phillips Voice Studio at this link.

At some point in their careers, musicians will experience performance anxiety. This can affect performers of any capacity, whether on stage, in classroom, or on the field.

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REPLAY: Virtual Underground Writers Round, May 2020

On Friday, we brought another vitual installment of the Underground Writers Round to you. Naturally, our quarantined format allows us to bring songwriters from anywhere into the fold — so, we took full advantage of the opportunity, and showcased writers from all over the country!

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This Saturday: Taylor Grey Set for Special Quarantine Jam Event

Bursting onto the scene in 2016, Taylor Grey’s approach to songwriting is a breath of fresh air in today’s contemporary pop landscape. The Northern California native writes from a place of authenticity, and her high-energy performance style has led her to share the stages with a who’s who list of popular acts, including Why Don’t We, The Vamps, New Hope Club, Flo Rida, Fall Out Boy, Walk the Moon, Sabrina Carpenter, Jake Miller, O-Town, and Ryan Cabrera.

This Saturday, May 16 Taylor will join us on Facebook Live for a special edition of the UMC Quarantine Jam.

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Guess What? It’s Our Virtual Underground Writers Round Lineup for May!

We mentioned a couple weeks back that the Underground Writers Round would be gracing your screens once again on Friday, May 15. So, how about a lineup to go with that announcement?

This month, we’ll once again include writers from multiple time zones, who will share their songs and stories with you, one by one. The fun starts at 5 p.m. CT, and we’ll be featuring a total of four writers, all in the same round.

Want to find out who they are? Meet us after the jump!

Meet our May Lineup
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