Music Growth Talks: Podcast for Musicpreneurs
MGT32: The Modern Troubadour – Nate Maingard
Apr 3, 2015 · 48 min
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Nate Maingard is a modern troubadour, whose art is supported by “The Nateives” – a community of loyal fans, pledging monthly amounts at his Patreon page. This indie-folk musician’s music, deep lyrics, charisma and the values Nate stands for unite people, and inspire them to change their lives for the better.

Nate Maingard has been going through a lot of changes himself in the latest years, quitting a well-paid job to follow his calling, and discovering the entrepreneurial side of the music industry.

In this WeSpin Recipes podcast, we talked to Nate about how he discovered Patreon and why he switched from per-release to monthly payments; how his patrons fuel his passion and creativity, and the challenges that growth can bring. Listen to the episode to also hear the story of Nate receiving the best birthday gift an artist can expect from a fan!

Go to for the show notes and to learn how to get a free WeSpin postcard by supporti…
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