Built By Musicians...For Musicians.


 



Our Story

 

In 2013,ThatsMyGig.com was founded for one big reason...
to bridge the gap between GIG SEEKERS and an exclusive MUSIC INDUSTRY.

ThatsMyGig.com began as a publication, but has quickly become the strongest employment website in the music industry. Since we launched our job board in October of 2015, over 30 major-label artists have used ThatsMyGig.com to hire their musicians and crew. Thousands of employers have joined, including recording and touring artists, artist managers, record label A&R, booking agents, casting agents, churches, production companies, cruise ships and more.

Finding a gig in the music industry, up until now, has been about 'who you know'...we think it should be more about 'how good you are'. For the first time in the history of music, up-and-coming musicians and crew have an opportunity to seek and apply to major gigs in the music industry. We have bridged that gap between an exclusive music industry and YOU.


 

Do More – Do Better

We are a career building, pro-recruiting, resource providing
power house!

ThatsMyGig.com is not just an employment site, we're a community that empowers musicians to think, to grow, to lead, and to create successful careers for themselves! In addition to finding gigs, you can connect with a music mentor (Career Counseling), get discounts on music gear (TMG Rewards), social network with A-List, pro musicians, and get real answers to your questions about the business of becoming a pro- via exclusive interviews and articles directly from working musicians, major artists, record label executives, managers, production crew, producers, songwriters, booking agents and more (Advice from the Pros).
 

Meet Team TMG

ThatsMyGig.com was built by professional musicians and is run by musicians to this day. In 2013, husband and wife team Derek and Brianne Williams had a simple thought: Why isn't there a legitamate employment site for the music industry? At the time, Brianne was a recording artist in Nashville as part of a trio called Danger Love Saint. Derek was a professional guitarist who was touring with several major-label country artists in Nashville. The couple began TMG by publishing interviews and articles about how to find and keep work in the music industry. The team has a passion to teaching and serving, and that is why ThatsMyGig.com offers free membership and content to all. Learn more about our team...

The Founders

Co-Founder: Bri Blaire

Contributing Author, Editor, Marketing, Advertising Manager CFO. Bri is a former TN. Titans Cheerleader, San Diego Chargers Cheerleader, and singer in the country trio, Danger Love Saint. Bri has opened for Billy Currington, Phil Vassar, Ronny Milsap, and performed at the Tennessee Titans Stadium. She's had a song placement on a national Discount Tire television commercial and also holds a Media Management Degree from San Diego State University with a minor in Dance.

www.dangerlovesaintmusic.com

 

Co-Founder: Derek Williams

Web Developer, Contributing Author, TMG Video Producer, and CEO. Derek is a pro- guitarist and has played for over 45 bands in Nashville, including 25 major-label artists like Jake Owen, Thomas Rhett, James Otto, and more. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance with a specialization in classical guitar from Austin Peay State University. Derek offers career mentoring to aspiring musicians worldwide- at a Nashville, TN studio and via Skype.

www.derekwilliamsguitiar.com

Additional Team Members

Aaron Beaty

Specialization: COO and Investment Management
Current City: Sunriver, OR.
Years Active: 2014-present
Qualifications: Concrete industry mogul and successful entrepreneur

Frank Jones

Specialization: Web Development and Site Management

Current City: Los Angeles, CA.

Years Active: 2014-present

Qualifications: Dunkin’ Donuts, Lloyd Center, SingleAndOver50.com

Lucas Leigh

Specialization: Email Marketing Executive, Pro-Keyboardist

Current City: Nashville, TN

Years Active: 1995-present
Current Touring Act: Ashley Monroe
Past Touring Acts: Chris Young, Clint Black, Walker Hayes, Marlee Scott

Brian Bonds

Specialization: Career Counselor, Contributing Author, Guitarist

Current City: Nashville, TN

Years Active: 1995-present
Current Touring Act: Guitarist for hire
Past Touring Acts: Florida Georgia Line, Chase Rice, Chely Wright, Brian McComas

Josh Mockerman

Specialization: Career Counselor, Contributing Author, Guitar Tech
Current City: Nashville, TN
Years Active: 2004-present
Current Touring Act: Tim McGraw, Big Machine Records
Past Touring Acts: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Casting Crowns

Jimmy Herman

Specialization: Contributing Author, Fiddle, Guitarist
Current City: Nashville, TN
Years Active: 2005-present
Current Touring Act: Carrie Underwood, Arista Records
Past Touring Acts: Danielle Peck, Gretchen Wilson

Kyle Whalum

Specialization: Contributing Author, Career Counselor, Bassist, Vocals, Personal Training
Current City: Nashville, TN
Years Active: 2005-present
Current Touring Act: Bassist for hire
Past Touring Acts: Billy Currington, James Otto, The Farm, Kirk Whalum, the Jane Dear Girls

Nathan Thomas

Specialization: Contributing Author, Bassist, Vocals, Music Production
Current City: Nashville, TN.
Years Active: 2005-present
Current Touring Act: American Idol Winner- Scotty McCreery, Interscope Records
Past Touring Acts: SheDaisy, Relient K, Jeremy Camp, Matt Maher, Britt Nicole, Krystal
Meyers, Audrey Assad

Deanna Passarella

Specialization: Contributing Author, Guitar, Bass, Tone Consultation
Current City: Los Angeles, CA.
Years Active: 2007-present
Current Touring Act: Mount Holly
Past Touring Acts: Chase Rice, Blackwater James, Samantha Stephens, Danielle Bourjeaurd, Chris James

Zach Fowler

Specialization: Contributing Author, Electric/Upright Bassist
Current City: Nashville, TN
Years Active: 2001-present
Current Touring Act: LoCash
Past Touring Acts: Dean Alexander, The JDS, The KNN, The Touch, The Night kNights

David Nassie

Specialization: Contributing Author, Career Counselor, Guitarist, Vocals
Current City: Huntington Beach, CA
Years Active: 1995-present
Current Touring Act: Throwdown and Justin Lee
Past Touring Acts: Infectious Grooves, Suicidal Tendencies, Bleeding Through

Ciara Rae

Specialization: Manager of Career Counseling and Advertising
Current City: Nashville, TN
Years Active: 2015-present
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