Commit to Support

I’ve been hosting a one-hour local music show here in Ventura since February this year on the new community access channel, so I’ve been listening to a lot of great recorded music lately, a lot of which never would have gotten any radio airplay and...

Promoting

Let’s promote your band.  Let’s promote your gig. In this article I may refer to a band, duo, single artist or event as the “product”.  I’m not trying to be disrespectful, but it is what it is, a product. And if you market it and promote...

A Call to Venues and Artists

Dear Friends, As most of you know, I use this Facebook page to administer the Ventura Rocks-Website Facebook page and to help promote Ventura’s music scene. And as you probably noticed, the rules on Facebook have evolved over the years and the magic formula for...

What Happened on Facebook??

At the end of March this year, we chose to migrate to a “Business” page as oppose to continue as a “Friend” page on Facebook for a couple reasons. #1 It’s against the rules to have a business be listed as a “Friend” page. We...

A Photographer’s Rights

Okay, let’s talk about a photographer’s rights. But before we do, and before we get anybody’s panties in a bunch, I want to put out there first and foremost, SHARE my photos. I have never turned down anyone’s request to use my photos for their...

Ventura Rockin’ It

It’s been a little over five years since I started on this labor of love and I couldn’t be more jazzed about Ventura’s music scene.  People are taking notice and more music lovers are venturing out to test the waters visiting venues who provide live...