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Management Apps

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by bigboy_78, Nov 18, 2013.


  1. Does anyone know of a good app to organise schedules, maintain setlists, record gig dates etc.

    Looking for something all the members can log into separately and update, but will sync to everyone else if you know what I mean.

    So a gig booked 21/12/13 is put that on the calendar and it updates to everyone in the group's calender.
     
  2. BassCliff

    BassCliff

    May 17, 2012
    So. Cal.
    Hi,

    One of my projects uses this:

    http://get.planningcenteronline.com/ ...Plan and share schedules, music, communicate, etc. Modest fee.

    For a free option you can all sign up for GMail accounts and share a Google calendar, Google docs, etc.

    Thank you for your indulgence,

    BassCliff
     
  3. RustyAxe

    RustyAxe Supporting Member

    Jul 8, 2008
    Connecticut
    Open a free Google account. Use Google Calendar (can sync with just about any modern calendar program) ... just set up the sharing. Use the cloud to store set lists, charts, etc. Free, easy.
     
  4. nojj

    nojj Guest

    May 20, 2013
    I'm using iCal, with a notebook backup.
    We touch [DEL]bass[/DEL] base at least once a week to coordidinate.
     
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  6. mrpackerguy

    mrpackerguy Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Madison, Wisconsin
    we use "where's the gig" and all the band members like it.
     
  7. F-Clef-Jef

    F-Clef-Jef

    Nov 13, 2006
    Neenah, WI
    ^^ This ^^
     
  8. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    Planning center is incredible, but it's not free.

    I like the music stand app that comes with it too
     
  9. moten33

    moten33

    Jan 7, 2012
    Albion, NY
    We use www.wiggio.com. There is an app for it as well. Calendar, upload files, etc. It's free as well and works well for whatwe need.
     
  10. masterFlash

    masterFlash

    Jul 6, 2009
    detroit
    Google Calendars are great. Simple interface, easy to use. easy to share. My wife and I also use this, our kid's school districrt uses it. It's a great way to see across the board what's going on and if there will be a conflict when I'm trying to book the gigs.

    The Biggest challenge however is not finding a tool, but rather getting everyone to use it consistently. If no one is updating the band calendar or their personal calendars, it all becomes useless.