Running Peoria Music Live continuously pushes me out of my comfort zone. And just when I think I've sufficiently widened my comfort zone... I get pulled out a little farther.Read More
Peoria Music Live started with one person falling in love with live local music and spreading the word about the Peoria Area music scene. It has quickly become multi-faceted, being different things for different people. Are you a fan? Artist? Local Business? Find out how Peoria Music Live is here for you...
Five months after starting Peoria Music Live, I'm realizing I need a little bit of help. We are now accepting User Submissions.Read More
I often look around and wonder how my life has changed so drastically in the last few months... for a lot of different reasons!Read More
Unfortunately, just because you book a show, create an event, and invite your friends... it doesn't mean everyone who is interested will see it! That's where we come in. Here are SIX reasons you should be adding Peoria Music Live to every show as soon as you book it...Read More
Making assumptions about things we don't understand is a common human trait. Pushing myself outside of my comfort one and looking for things to like changed the way I thought about metal.Read More
This is really exciting! I never would have even imagined this three months ago.
Thank you so much for being here and for reading our content!Read More
Our New Year's Resolution for 2018 is to help break attendance records at area shows in 2018 (shocker, right?) and we want you to join us. Once each month we'll find each other at a new venue for a new band and some special treatment. We'll enjoy special things you won't get on your couch with YouTube, Ben and Jerry. Want in on PML Ladies Night when we hit the town this January?Read More
"If you ever want someone to go with you to see any of the shows, just let me know. I'd love to go." I was surprised by the number of women who said this to me once I started talking about Peoria Music Live. They often told me they wanted to go before, but not alone. Or they would say it sounds like fun, but they have never gone.Read More
A live performance is the most authentic way to experience music. Nothing is produced, mixed, or perfected. Tunes are not played to a studio or a collection of producers slash engineers slash music biz folk. The songs are played for (and with) the audience. Live music is alive. Everything you see and hear is real.Read More
I will definitely be going back to the Five Spot. I might even consider hosting a Peoria Music Live event there in the future. It's a venue that more people need to know about and they have great shows.Read More
As someone who is always telling others to think positively and to "speak life," it was clear that I needed to take my own advice, and apparently, Joe Stamm's.Read More
Once I decided to start Peoria Music Live, I knew I couldn't be both effective and afraid. So I decided not to be afraid anymore.Read More
"This." I thought to myself... "This feeling is why I want people to be able to find live music when they want it." It's not just about the music, it's about what the music does for you, how it makes you feel. It's about the experience.Read More