Last week I made an ad with Corin Raymond for our upcoming performance in London Ontario – CLICK HERE TO HEAR . Now radio station CHRW has approved it. Excellent. Most artists don’t make the ad themselves – why not? Alternatively the station makes their own advertisement and they tend to not be funny plus they probably call me the guy formerly from Blue Rodeo which I believe about as useful for getting a crowd to attend one of my shows as would be advertising free packets of horse shit with the admission.
The other thing I try to do, to increase the audience for a show, is partner with other groups who might share some of the content and find someone local who would help out or promote it. Enter Amelia Does (see picture) Filmmaker, writer and general do-gooder (does-gooder?). Amelia called the London Ontario Media Arts Organization since my show contain films, videos and animations. Come to each city from now on please Amelia! She is also the author of a book about Arthur Lipsett which is how I met her and Dennis Mohr – who is the director of the Mugshot film – (see earlier blog post – bobwiseman.ca/BobsBlog/?p=767)