The List

THE LIST is a way for Artists / Managers / Teams to:

- Identify all roles
- Define / delegate who is responsible for each role
- Ensure everything is covered in your operation
- Be a source of new ideas
- Get everyone on the same page
- Organize meetings with an agenda

Scroll down to the bottom for a link to download The List....pdf, xls, g-sheet.

If you're looking for management, you'll want to have a conversation around these roles.
If your Self Managed, these are the roles that you and your core team of supporters (or just you alone) need to handle.
If you're a manager, your artist wants to know that all of this is being handled.

Roles and responsibilities for artist and team

Big picture

Vision / Intention Structure Legals General ideas / brainstorming Strategy development Relationships / partnerships Team building Managing The Team Opportunity creation Final decision makers Health & Well Being Central File Management


Master Budget / Watching Cash Flow Bookkeeping Getting paid - Live Getting paid - Releases Paying Invoices Bank Account Management Fundraising - Sponsorships Fundraising - Grants Accounting & Tax


Day to Day leadership comms Band Member Negotiations Band Member Communications Band Member Scheduling Rehearsal Scheduling Find a Manager

Creative Content Brand

Make a Promo Kit Content Budget Artwork & Branding Content Creation & Delivery Campaign Development Social Media Management Music Videos Social Media Posting

Playing Shows & Touring

Seeking Opportunities Booking Shows Show Budget Advancing Shows Production Management Booking Tours Tour Budget Advancing Tours & Logistics International Visas Find an Agent

Marketing Live & Releases

Promoting Shows Show Promotion Budget Promoting Tours Tour Promotion Budget Release Promotion Plan Release Promotion Budget Art & Content Media Releases Publicity Paid Digital Promotion Street Promotion Playlist Plugging Radio Plugging Campaign Roll Outs - Live Campaign Roll Outs - Releases


Merch Budget Artwork - Merch Manufacture & Freight Online Fulfilment

Recording, Releasing & Publishing

Delivering Recordings Studio Bookings Engaging Producers & Engineers Be the Label Rolling out Releases Budget - Music & Video Production Distribution & Royalties - Masters Royalty Reporting to Artists, Members & Partners Find a Label Song splits between Artists Be the Publisher Pitching for Synchs Collection & Royalties - Compositions Sample Clearance Find a Publisher
Centralized will help you stay on top of this list!

We explain every role & responsibility in detail with action lists, templates, crucial information and more.

Please download The List and stick it on your wall. Look at it everyday, and whatever you do, stay active. Use our guides, and check lists, we’re here growing with you and we wish you great success! Sign up free
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