Weekend Warriors ft. Mike Finn (Thomas Rhett, Dillion Francis)

Weekend Warriors ft. Mike Finn (Thomas Rhett, Dillion Francis)

This week on the podcast let’s welcome Mike Finn who is a tour manager. Mike has toured with artists such as Mayday Parade, Dillon Francis, and Thomas Rhett. This episode has a ton of quotable moments and incredible insight for those trying to, not only tour, but tour in the country music scene. Mike really lays out how different genres of music operate and how he has adapted to each one. It’s a fun one so you won’t want to miss this week’s episode of Don’t Shit on the Bus.

In this episode of the Don’t Shit On The Bus podcast we will learn:

• How Mike was able to accumulate different skill sets from a variety of music genres
• What Mike believes is the most important thing to do to get on your first tour
• About Mike’s transition into work in the country music world
• The importance of adapting your personality to the style of touring you are on

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(00:00) Intro
(01:37) Patreon
(02:34) Mike gets on the bus
(05:29) How Mike got started in the music industry
(10:01) What skills Mike picked up while touring in the pop-punk world
(14:43) Moments that make Mike feel like he’s made it
(16:53) How Mike was able to tour with a variety of different artist
(26:35) How to end a relationship with an artist on a good note
(30:08) Mike touring with Thomas Rhett
(34:25) What Mike considers before taking on a tour
(37:54) How country touring works
(43:33) Knowing when you to adapt your personality on tour
(49:41) Wrap up notes
(52:41)Shower Shoes

Mike Finn – Guest

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Adam Elmakias – Host

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Edited & Produced by Connor Gaskey