5 Shameless Plugs for Live Music Over ‘Dead’

If live music is dying, by logic, all that’s left is dead! How to revive it? No, don’t throw out your iPhone, cancel your Spotify or quit watching YouTube. If you do, you will have missed the point altogether. For, this isn’t a ban of “canned” music, a warning against recordings nor is it a Read more about 5 Shameless Plugs for Live Music Over ‘Dead’[…]

Our Accounting Bottom Line Reveals We Play for YOU!

by Frank Sardella Sure musicians get paid for their efforts. We receive money from those who hire us to play their clubs and private functions. And, on the surface, to an outsider, it may look like we’re well-paid in dollars and cents. But an inside look at some basic accounting reveals an entirely different picture. Read more about Our Accounting Bottom Line Reveals We Play for YOU![…]

From Playlist to Set List: First Round Reinstates Live Entertainment

by Frank Sardella In an electronic age, the almighty playlist has its appeal. After all, when many of us were kids, we would have marveled at the ability to have a couple of thousand songs at our fingertips. But something crucial is missing from this modern-day “entertainment” and we strive to bring it back! Let’s Read more about From Playlist to Set List: First Round Reinstates Live Entertainment[…]

Drummer’s Confession: Biggest Challenge of My Career, Delivering to First Round’s High Standards of Entertainment

Less than 2 decades ago, I had a 13-piece band that I played in and managed encompassing the greatest challenge of my career in striving for the ultimate in audience entertainment. That was child’s play compared to the challenges I face just as a drummer with First Round in our delivery of REAL shows and Read more about Drummer’s Confession: Biggest Challenge of My Career, Delivering to First Round’s High Standards of Entertainment[…]