Nashville Venue Defends Merch Fees

Order THIRD EDITION of How to Make It in the New Music Business: https://book.aristake.comLearn more about Brooklyn Bowl Nashville: Barnett serves as General Manager of Brooklyn Bowl Nashville. A Nashville native who has been soaking up the local music scene since she was sixteen, Sara has a passion for hospitality and music. She brings her prior experience as the General Manager at Butchertown Hall and as the Assistant General Manager at ACME Feed & Seed for four years to her work at Brooklyn Bowl Nashville.Since opening its doors, the venue has hosted shows from top artists including Elvis Costello & Billy Gibbons, Phil Lesh, Leon Bridges, Lainey Wilson, Baby Keem and more, has been praised by the New York Times and was named “Best New Concert Venue” at the 2022 Pollstar Awards. With shows of all genres from country to rock to rap and more, as well as special events and benefit concerts, Brooklyn Bowl has one of the most eclectic lineups across Nashville’s saturated live music scene.00:00 - Welcome03:51 - Welcome Sara Barnett, Sara’s experience in Nashville, Brooklyn Bowl’s place in Nashville’s scene13:20 - LiveNation’s involvement with Brooklyn Bowl17:50 - Taking fees from artists’ merch sales, revenue sharing, more on ticketing fees25:50 - The venue itself and its many activities29:20 - Talent buying at the Brooklyn Bowl31:00 - Showcases, how Brooklyn Bowl serves artists in the local Nashville sceneSubscribe to The New Music Business:'s Take Academy: https://aristakeacademy.comWatch more discussions like this: with Ari’s Take:Website: https://aristake.comInstagram: with Ari Herstand:Website: https://ariherstand.comInstagram: with Sara Barnett:Website: and mixed by Mikey EvansMusic by Brassroots DistrictProduced by the team at Ari’s Take Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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