Confirming in “advance” all of the details surrounding your gig with a venue contact. http://diymusician.cdbaby.com/2011/07/advancing-your-show-how-to-confirm-gig-details-ahead-of-time-for-peace-of-mind/
The International Standard Recording Code (ISRC) is an international standard code for uniquely identifying sound recordings and music video recordings. The code was developed by the recording industry in conjunction with the ISO technical committee 46, subcommittee 9 (TC 46/SC 9), which codified the standard as ISO 3901 in 1986, and updated it in 2001. […]
A PRO (Performance Rights Organization) administers the performing rights associated with a musical work, on behalf of composers, lyricists, songwriters and music publishers. Performance royalties are paid by radio stations, venues, and TV networks to Performing Rights Organizations like ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, and SOCAN who then distribute the money to their affiliated songwriters and publishers.