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The Unstarving Musician

The Unstarving Musician’s Podcast features interviews with indie music artists an industry pros who share their experience and expertise on songwriting, recording, touring, getting gigs, marketing, and much more. It’s all intended to help indie artists to more of what they love–make music.

Oct 18, 2019

Frankie Raye is a powerhouse performer juggling over twenty shows a month. She is a singer-songwriter based out of Tampa, Florida. In 2019 Frankie launched her first album Brave. She has been recognized in several Best of the Bay categories including: singer, songwriter, vocalist, pop act - original, local band - original, cover band etc.

Frankie shares what it’s like to gig on a consistent basis, how she has leveraged working with an agency, her songwriting and creativity process, and much more. We also listen to her track Taking My Chances from her album Brave.

Episode Highlights

We start by discussing Frankie’s nominations for the Best of the Bay Awards and go on to discuss:

  • Working with an agency and the benefits it can provide
  • The value of live performing
  • Getting involved with the Tampa Bay Rays
  • Tools Frankie uses to get in touch with her creativity
  • Making time for songwriting

Key Points

  • Get someone in your corner who will support and challenge you.
  • The more you play, the more opportunities open up for you. Get in front of new people often.

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