Resources

Our favorite resources for practicing, performing, networking, and music career development – in Colorado and beyond. 

Networking & Performing in Colorado

OpenMicDenver – Reliable list of open mics in the Denver area.  Marquee Magazine also has a list of open mics and jam sessions

The Colorado Music Business Organization

BandMix and Craigslist to find bands and musicians

List of Denver karaoke venues for every day of the week

Denver Music Scene FB group – High-quality, spam-free closed group; you must apply to join. 

The Song School — Planet Bluegrass • Colorado Music Festivals & Concerts – Annual songwriting and music networking event in Lyons, in August.

Denver karaoke FB groups:  Denver Karaoke Junkies, Karaoke in Denver, Karaoke in Denver Metro, the kool karaoke crowd Denver

Conferences

Durango Songwriters Expo – Small, intimate conference twice a year in Broomfield and Southern California. Great for those interested in publishing/songwriting.

ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo – Large annual conference in LA for performers and songwriters

CDBaby’s DIY Musician Conference in Austin, TX

Synchtank – for those interested in licensing and publishing

SyncSummit – ditto

Music Biz’s annual conference in Nashville

Musexpo in Burbank, CA

SXSW in Austin

MIDEM, the top-tier music conference in Cannes, France

Musically Speaking Podcast’s list of top music conferences to check out in 2019

Vocal Specialists

ENT:  Dr. J. Michael King at Peak ENT https://peakentandvoicecenter.com/

Vocal therapists:  excellent ones available at Peak ENT

Speech Language Pathology and trans vocal training: Kathe Perez at Exceptional Voice

Courses, Products, & Software

These products are not free.  We have no affiliate relationship with any course or product listed below.

Tom Jackson’s All Roads Lead to the Stage Book and DVDs

John Oszajca’s Music Marketing Manifesto

Capo, software for changing tempo and pitch instantly

Sing and See, software for visual pitch feedback

Voce Vista, software for spectrogram voice analysis

InsTuner, a free chromatic tuning app

Blogs & Publications

Ari’s Take

Artist House Music

CDBaby’s DIY Musician Blog

CyberPR

Hypebot

Music Think Tank

Flypaper by Soundfly

MusicConsultant.com

VoiceCouncil Magazine

VoiceScienceWorks – an excellent science-based resource about the voice for singers

Practice Resources

MusicTheory.net – Great free music theory information and online exercises

Spotify Vocal Warmup Playlists

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