It’s never been easy for international artists to make a profit touring in North America. The costs of travel, accommodations, and visa processing are higher for international artists, yet ticket sales and booking budgets are not higher than for other artists. While international artists and their teams may face offers they consider low from presenters, here are 7 tips to increase the viability of touring in North America that came out of the Wavelengths: APAP World Music Preconference Read more →

Wavelengths Twitter Flashback: Some Takeaways from our APAP World Music Pre-Conference

It’s almost been a month, but we still can’t get over how exciting the Wavelengths Pre-conference was. The two-day event, which rps co-produced for the first time with globalFEST, took place right before the APAP conference in New York. Artists,... Read more →

Unofficial Guide to APAP and CMA Ready for Your Showcase Listing Submissions

The 4rd annual Unofficial Guide to Music at APAP and CMA is now accepting listings for showcases and concerts in New York City from January 6 to January 20, 2016. It takes a few minutes to add your showcase and concert information. Note that this is not the official guide for either conference. Each conference maintains official showcase schedules of their own. This is an additional feature to include both official and unofficial events and to make it easy for music presenters and agents to easily navigate music-specific performances during the two events. Read more →