FEM181 Connecting With Fans Across The Globe With Jenn Bostic
Raw, real emotions and struggles inspire pop, gospel, soul artist, Jenn Bostic, to write music that her fans can relate to.
Connecting with fans seems to come easy for Jenn Bostic. Her music is unpredictable and she isn’t afraid to follow her heart in the music she creates. In her most recent album, Revival, she openly shared the struggles she faced when chasing her dreams and focuses on the hard work, the pain and the outcome. In a world where playing the highlight reel is mainstream, Jenn isn’t afraid to keep it real as an independent artist. In fact, Revival has nominated her for International Touring Artist of The Year, International Album of The Year and International Song of The Year at the British Country Music Association Awards.
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Books her own gigs
Likes the control of booking her own gigs
Loves playing theaters, wineries, and house concerts
Tours the UK regularly
Connecting with Fans
Primarily uses Facebook and Instagram
Still appreciates fan engagement and that people are listening
Uses social media to build relationships
Streams of Income
Touring – most of her income 70% from performing shows
Merch at live shows
Physical albums and t-shirt sales
Royalties from other artists covering her songs
More of a roots and bluesy feel than her previous records
Wrote songs that showcased her voice
Still feels good after multiple listens about the creative decisions
Bree Noble is an entrepreneur, musician and speaker. She founded Women of Substance Radio, an online radio station that promotes quality female artists in all genres, in 2007. She launched the Women of Substance Music Podcast in November 2014, a 5 day per week show which promotes Independent female artists. Her podcast has hit #1 in New & Noteworthy for the Music, Arts and Society & Culture categories and #4 Audio Podcast on all of iTunes. She draws on her extensive experience running her own music business, both as a solo musician and as an Industry professional, to train and mentor other female musicians. Learn more about the station, the show and the artists atwww.wosradio.com. Connect with Bree on Twitter @BreeNoble or on Facebook or on Instagram