Rags to Rockstar – with Verve Pipe singer Brian Vanderark

Brian Vander Ark is the lead singer and songwriter for The Verve Pipe.

His solo career includes four studio albums. One of which he recorded a series of songs with Jeff Daniels. It’s hard to picture Harry from dumb and dumber singing, but here it is.

In 2007, he created the Lawn Chairs and Living Rooms House Concert Series, and has played over 800 shows in the homes of his fans.

Brian is also a speaker, telling his story to financial institutions, schools, and non-profits.

Balanced Artists can learn from Brian’s resilience. How to get back up when the industry knocks you down. How to create opportunity from circumstance and finding unique ways to monetize your art by thinking outside the box.

In this episode:

-Why partnerships are so beneficial in creating a good balance for success

-How to spend 1.2 million dollars recording an album that he considers a failure

-How to re-invent yourself after a down turn in your career(he released a comeback album the week after 9/11).

-He talks about meeting Willie nelson, and collaborating with Jeff Daniels(Dumb & Dumber, Speed, The News Room).

Check out Brian’s Patreon page:
https://www.patreon.com/brianvanderark

If you’re a song writer or musician, and want Bryan’s feedback on some of the music you’re creating , it will only cost you $10 to become a member.

https://www.brianvanderark.com/

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https://twitter.com/brianvanderark1

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