The Cover Band Central Podcast

Veteran musicians Steve Witschel and Tony Bienert are here to inform, entertain, and delight you with all topics related to playing music in a cover band...and everything that comes with it!

Music
Music Commentary
Performing Arts
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #216 - What are ...
46 min
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Interview with music educator Vaughan Fleischfr...
Probably the most passionate music educator on the internet, Vaughan Fleischfresser gives an insightful interview on his background and why he continues to promote the importance of music for our youth.
47 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #215 - Priest, K...
Listen for a great conversation about bands and stuff
42 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #214 - Mixin' it up
Steve's early "DJ" years, the Bon Jovi doc, more
52 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #213 - Music Edu...
Learning is an ongoing part of being a musician. Steve and Tony discuss.
55 min
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Interview with First to Eleven
Full interview with the entire band
73 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #212 - Silent St...
A.I. and the use of technology in music are huge topics in music these days. Lots to discuss...
55 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #211 - Get 'em t...
The guys show you how to make the most of your online marketing efforts
49 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #210 - Checking ...
Lots of daily activity in the FB Group. We check it out!
56 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #209 - TV Shows
There are so many TV shows that spotlight music...specifically covers. We talk about that.
49 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #208 - If you're...
A little effort goes a long way.
55 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #207 - Does New ...
New toys are fun, but does it improve our performance? Listen in to the lively discussion!
53 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #206 - We're Back!
After an extended break, the guys are back to talk music and bands!
59 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #205 - Teaching ...
As musicians, we never stop learning...and teaching.
61 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #204 - Embarrass...
The life of a musician involves many memorable times, but some of those moments aren't our proudest...
60 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #203 - Social Media
With the introduction of Threads, it's clear that social media is the name of the game for musicians wanted to promote themselves...
59 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #202 - Working o...
Improving on your skills is a never ending endeavor for musicians...
60 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #201 - The Impor...
This week it's all about lists — who should make them and why.
59 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #200 - We made it!
It's our monumental 200th episode, and we brought in a bunch of special guests!
65 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #199 - Managing ...
Plans for episode #200, managing the band, favorite guitarists
59 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #198 - It's our ...
Birthday talk, set lists and song lists, and a whole lot more...
59 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #197 - Play for ...
You've likely heard the phrase "Dress for the job you want, not the job you have." That advice can be taken literally in the general workforce to better your chances of moving up the corporate ladder, but it's also a metaphor that attempts to motivate you to strive for more, and to do it in the present.
60 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #196 - Fans of C...
This podcast focuses on musicians and all that comes along with playing covers—either for fun or work. This week, Steve and Tony explore the other perspective...the cover band fan.
59 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #195 - Advice yo...
Some of us in the cover band scene have been at this for years—even decades. If we had an opportunity to do it all over again, what are some things we would change? More importantly, though, what advice can we give to younger musicians with our wealth of experience?
59 min
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The Cover Band Central Podcast #194 - Involving...
There are two schools of thought with cover band performances. The first is that it's a show, and there is a separation between the band and the crowd. In other words, the fourth wall remains up and there is little to no interaction between the two.
60 min