Five worst concerts of all time

The 5 Worst Concerts of All Time

Anthony Gordon Live Music, Webinar

After what happened at the Fyre Festival, there’s been a lot of talk about how it ended up becoming one of the worst concerts of all time. Typically, concert producers can avoid most disasters through the proper application of logistics (learn more about that here). …

Register now for Camp Vendini 2017

Announcing Camp Vendini 2017!

Anthony Gordon Camp Vendini

Howdy, Pardners! It’s with great pleasure that we can announce our schedule for the fifth annual Vendini Member Conference, aka Camp Vendini! This year we’ll be setting up camp in Nashville, TN, and we couldn’t be more excited. Our VMC campers have come to expect …

Comedians who died on stage

5 Comedians Who (Literally) Died On Stage

Anthony Gordon Comedy, Entertainment

They say that comedy is tragedy that happens to other people. For a few unfortunate performers, however, comedy and tragedy have shared the same stage. Every comedian has had an experience of “dying” on stage at some point, but these five comedians literally died on …

Freakonomics of Fundraising Part Two

The Freakonomics of Fundraising: Part Two

Katie Nix Business Tips, Fundraising

In part one of this story, we uncovered six surprising discoveries about nonprofit fundraising based on a study by the researchers behind “Freakonomics.” Those included California Symphony’s “Once and Done” fundraiser, the power of suggested donation amounts and personalized appeals, and some counterintuitive revelations on …