Author Archives: TammyLaforest

Web Design for musicians

I listed web design as my last thought on the list of skills I have as a musician that will help me make it full time with no side income. I have chosen to elaborate on it first. I have used … Continue reading

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Full-time musician

What does it look like to be a full time musician? I suppose the answer would depend on your skill set.  Let’s look at a few guys I know personally who get their entire income from music. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Frugal Living for Musicians

I’m sort of cheating when I say, “I am going to live on musician income only.” That is the ultimate goal. I don’t want to be like the musician who is “making it with music only” and lives in their … Continue reading

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Numbers Chapter 2

How do I make an income playing music?  Or more specifically, how am I going to make $12,000 per year playing music?  I am not sure yet, but I know that I have to be willing to do almost anything. … Continue reading

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Numbers Chapter 1

How much money can you make as a full time musician? Well, how much do you want to make? Where do you live? How much do you need to survive? And what will it cost you to make that money? … Continue reading

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Musician Income Only

Being a musician only, relying only on my music career as a source of income and learning to survive on musician income only seems like a crazy idea. But I am of the belief that if you don’t try it, … Continue reading

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New Mailing List

Tammy Laforest has received international attention with the release of Copper and the single I’m Alive here in Providence, Rhode Island. At this point it seems like a no brainer to condense all mailing lists into one. They have been … Continue reading

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Queen Changed my Life

  On July 22, 2014 I saw Queen in concert with Adam Lambert at the TD Garden in Boston.  I will never be the same.  In the middle of I Want it All, I decided that I will never let … Continue reading

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Candy at the Met June 2014

Here is a video from my show at the Met with the Dust Ruffles. If you haven’t liked our Facebook page yet, go ahead and do that. We have lots of great music in the works. Post by Tammy Laforest.

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Copper Release and Dust Ruffles Debut Success!

The CD Release party and debut of my new band the Dust Ruffles was a success. The venue was packed. The bar was happy. The people bought lots of CDs. I couldn’t be happier. The night was kicked off with … Continue reading

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Flowers

I met this guy He’s so perfect that it could make you cry And the other girls Are doing everything they can to catch his eye I hear that he Works with children and he has a great degree Between … Continue reading

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This is Happening on Facebook Right now

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