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Book more shows by this weekend

6 free lessons to help you pitch your band like a pro, sell more tickets, and boost your touring business


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The struggle is real when it comes to booking your band

Venues and talent buyers are blasted with emails, Facebook messages, texts, and DM’s from unprofessional artists on a daily basis trying to get their foot in the door. On top of that, amateur artists who don't know how to promote themselves and sell tickets make it harder on those that do.

How are you supposed to cut through the noise, attract the right promoters, and position yourself as someone who should be taken seriously? 

Here’s what you’ll learn:

The music industry has changed. I've been booking shows and tours for my own band for over 15 years, so I know firsthand what it takes to get noticed so you can get more gigs. I’ve helped hundreds of musicians thrive in this new landscape, and I can help you, too.

This free course will show you how to set up a killer EPK, pitch venues and talent buyers the right way, put together show offers like a pro, promote your shows effectively and more!


Here’s what we’ll cover together:

Lesson 1

The first thing you need to take care of before you start playing live

Lesson 2

How to create a KILLER EPK that gets noticed and promoters can't say "no" to

Lesson 3

The art of pitching venues and talent buyers the right way so you build instant credibility with your band and music

Lesson 4

How to increase your guarantees and issue contracts so you stop getting screwed over by shady promoters

Lesson 5

Promote and advance your shows like a pro, sell more tickets and get on the venues' good side

Lesson 6

Get paid! Plus, the things you aren't doing after your shows that NEED to happen


It's easy to start booking more shows for your band

Step 1:

Sign up for the free course.

Step 2:

Take action on what we cover.

Step 3:

Start booking more gigs!


About the course creator…

I’m Ryan Baustert: guitarist and founding member of rock act, Throw The Fight. I also own Decibel Consulting & Design—a web design and consulting company for musicians and the entertainment industry.

Since 2003, I’ve:

  • secured 2 record deals, 3 publishing contracts, and over a dozen management, booking agent and endorsement deals

  • sold 35,000 albums, 50,000 digital singles and 13 million monetized streams

  • performed across the United States and Canada with The Vans Warped Tour, Taste of Chaos, Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, Rock USA, Bullet For My Valentine, Black Veil Brides, Avenged Sevenfold, Papa Roach, Chevelle, All That Remains, Staind, Sevendust, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and many others

  • leveraged my web and social media expertise to lead successful college and commercial radio campaigns and secure song placements on various MTV, VH1, and Spike TV shows

And now?

I’m focused on funneling 16 years of experience as a signed, touring artist into making sure YOU succeed in the new music industry.

Independent bands, musicians, and solo artists everywhere are taking control of their careers.

Are you ready to join us?

I used to have a hard time booking out-of-town shows and felt like I was sending emails to ghosts. After I went through Ryan’s course and made some changes, the results were tangible.

I knew this information worked once I started getting responses trying to book my first tour. Now I’m playing all over the Midwest and have made significant strides towards playing a lot more and to larger crowds.
Dusty Grant

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