The Business Behind The Music
Advancing The Show!
Next Episode Sept 5,2020
Musicians On A Mission
Our next guest started playing the guitar at
the age of eight and by the age of 14 was performing throughout the tri-state area with various jazz, funk, and rock bands. He graduated from Berklee College of Music with honors and went on to become a touring
sideman and session player. He has had the privilege of working with a number of notable talents including
Whitney Houston, Phoebe Snow, and Vonda Shepard, . Dave currently performs both solo and as part of an acoustic duo (Kim and Dave). He is also an active session player and songwriter. David is the founder and president of Varbeco Wealth Management, a boutique financial planning firm. He is also a co-founder, with
his wife Dana, of Flowers from the farm, an organic cut flower business. Dave is on the board of Musicians On a Mission a non-profit organization located in
Monmouth county NJ.
Their goal is to create connections and inspire giving through music. We raise
awareness and funds for local charitable organizations through planned musical events showcasing NewJersey performers
You can Find Dave Vargo on social Media Facebook & Instagram.
Advancing the show is a term used in the music industry defined as: "confirming all details in advance for the show once the contracts are signed for the show / tour".
Show Creator Ryan Galway has been working in the music industry since 2010. Having a passion for music, Ryan took the business route in the music industry. Ryan has worked with many talented artists over the years and currently working with Janet Gardner (formerly the Voice of Vixen), Justin James and Triple Addiction. Ryan also has managed a number of tours over the years including, "The Haunted Youth Tour,Yalta Tour, Somewhere Before Christmas Tour, and The Empress Tour".
Ryan has been eager to teach up-and-coming artists the business behind the music. Most bands do not realize they are starting a business, developing a brand and if success treats them well, a corporation.
Advancing the Show podcast will interview various experts within the music industry, from venue owners, artist managers, agents, promoters and the artists themselves, about what it takes to be a successful brand in the world of music.
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