For Musicians: 10 Tips For Turning Your Fanbase Into A Tribe
ehm, if the artis themselves cannot have responsibility or control over theyr tribe, how would 10 tips to create a tribe work?
Fans of groups such as the Insane Clown Posse (the Juggalo), the Grateful Dead (the Deadhead), and Jimmy Buffet (the Parrothead), are all apart of communities that exists beyond the band. The music is what brought these groups of people together, and the loyalty to the music acts as the glue bonding them together, but the artists themselves have no responsibility to control the group – the community acts as it’s own separate entity, with its own leaders and followers.
These fans belong to a tribe.