Hundreds of showcases each night. Dozens of panels, workshops, and films during the days. Thousands of independent artists.
It’s always really inspiring; and the takeaway lesson is always the same– the most important thing you can do when you perform live is to keep a positive attitude no matter how many people are in attendance, and no matter how you perceive the audience’s response.
Why is it so important? Well, in a nutshell– you never know who is watching.
But for a little more context, here’s an article I wrote after attending last year’s Folk Alliance conference. Still true!
-Chris R. at CD Baby