Auckland rocker JP Carroll discusses ways in which we can all get behind our local bands and musicians and show our support for them.

Paula Yeoman from NicNak Media manages a successful roster of talent. As an artist manager she has seen first-hand just how important support and active engagement is. Paula has taken the liberty of making a check list.

Cover bands have been the preferred option for main stream population to hear their favourite songs being played in a live format.

The ability to connect and learn using online tools has really unlocked some brilliant opportunities for many musicians.