Check out this guest post from Nick Lee on a trend that he’s noticed in reactions to the word “talent.”Read More
Nobody can disagree these days when I say that Peoria has some amazing talent, and I don’t just mean musicians! When considering how I could include some of this other talent while sticking to highlighting music, I had an idea I’d love to try…Read More
Time is one of our most precious commodities… so I can’t tell you how humbling it was to find out you have spent a whopping 97,000 minutes in 2018 watching Peoria Music Live videos. NINETY-SEVEN THOUSAND! And that doesn’t include Instagram! What can I say besides THANK YOU!!!
Check out our top posts from Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook in this blog post!
Whether you just love live music and appreciate the coverage we've given it locally, or you believe in our mission of reinvigorating the Peoria economy, starting with the live local music scene …
We hope that people will support us because they love us. The benefits we offer in return for that support is just icing on the cake!
I’ve avoided talking much about funding Peoria Music Live for quite awhile, but all of the ideas I've had for making Peoria Music Live better and more effective keep being put on a shelf while I work on the day-to-day of the business... and not only is that not sustainable, it isn't what PML was designed to do.
I want to get back to doing what I love… creating content and sharing my vision! The list of ideas I have is always growing and it's really exciting! The way we get to them is by making sure PML is fully funded.
Before I share HOW you can help, let me show you what an fully funded Peoria Music Live looks like…Read More
I’ve heard it said many times over…
“The music scene will slow down when Summer is over.”
Guess what? NOVEMBER starts TOMORROW! What was that you said about a slow down? It’s not happening… keep reading to find out what is!Read More
This music experience is the greatest gig on earth. It frees you: mind, body, and spirit… and everyone on earth should walk in and donate at least an hour of your life it will change you forever. - Tim Woods
Every Wednesday morning, just before 10am, participants, referred to as “consumers,” at the Fulton County Resource Center begin waiting patiently for one of their favorite weekly events... Live music provided by local artists.Read More
It’s hard to believe a little over a year ago I knew nothing about live local music or Peoria’s music scene! How did I learn so much in the last year? Listening… to musicians, to venue owners, to venue staff, to bookers and managers and promoters… but mostly it was listening to the fans!
Now, you can support live local music by sharing your thoughts, opinions, and stories with others!
T-Shirt Pre-Orders are now OPEN!Read More
I’ve had these stickers for awhile… it’s time to get them out to you!Read More
In a couple of weeks Peoria Music Live will start its second year supporting the Peoria area music scene. We have a lot of exciting things in the works and you'll start seeing them soon!
Here it is, all you need to know about getting your events on our page! These are answers to your most frequently asked co-hosting questions so we can help you help us get the word out about live local music in the Peoria area!
If you have more questions after reading this post, message us or leave a comment and we’ll answer that one for you too!
Over 230 different bands have been mentioned in the posts of Peoria Music Live over the last year that Peoria Music Live has been in existence… we want to make sure we haven’t missed any. Check out the list and leave a comment if you don’t see someone who should be on here!Read More
Thing have been moving so quickly for Peoria Music Live that I have had trouble keeping up between that and my other businesses. Here are a few notes to help catch everyone up and we’ll hopefully have some new posts soon!Read More
Since the first blog post I've been pretty open about how some of this was a struggle for me. I've been told too open at times... but that's just me. Being my authentic self is important to me. Yesterday my authentic self went to Summer Camp completely unprepared. Here is what happened and some tips for your first music festival…Read More
I’ve heard so many stories about Summer Camp over the last 8 months or so that the thought of going was more than a little intimidating. I’ve never been to a music festival that lasted more than an afternoon before… I got a little advice from some friends and am looking forward to sharing some great moments from the festival!Read More
What better way to showcase to Peoria all of the amazing talent we have in the area than to put on a show featuring that talent… read more about it and then come check it out! Saturday, May 12, 2018 on Water St from 3pm-10pmRead More
The Peoria Music scene wouldn’t be near what it is right now if we didn’t have some fantastic venues… the problem is we still don’t know where all of them are! You can help!Read More
I held my phone as steady as possible and put my Faders in my ears with my other hand. Behind me I heard a man tell the woman he was with, “If it's too loud, you're too old.” and they both laughed. I don't think they realized these aren't regular ear plugs.Read More