Season 4 – Episode 9: Peder Eide – Being A Product Of Great People

This week I’m talking with Peder Eide from Lifest 2022. Peder has been the main stage host at Lifest for over 20 years as well as a successful independent artist. We are discussing what it takes to be a host/emcee for music festivals, how to interact with an audience and having venues to trust you to bring what they need.

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In this episode we discuss:

*Opportunities come because of relationships.
*Having a successful career as an indie artist.
*Being a product of great people.
*Venues trusting you to bring what they need.
*Be willing to do whatever the venue needs you to do.
*Serving the event.
*Being a host/emcee for music festivals.
*Getting into the festival circuit as a host/emcee.
*What it takes to be a host/emcee for music festivals.
*Let people know you’re paying attention to them.
*Be available.
*Surround yourself with great people.

Peder Eide – Peder has spent the last 25 plus years as a singer/songwriter, speaker, worship leader, trainer and an advocate for orphans and children in poverty. His deep passion for the life-changing power of The Father’s love can be heard throughout the music of the songs and records he has written and recorded. Peder also has heart for helping youth and families draw closer to God and closer together through music and experiential worship. Peder’s critically acclaimed music has been described as playful yet spiritually challenging and it puts the fun back into contemporary Christian music…straightforward and relevant…, The creator of Taste Worship, a family connection event, Peder’s music and ministry has been highlighted by such groups as USA TODAY, Focus on the Family, Christianity Today and Worship Leader Magazine.  

Peder was selected as a “Top Ten Young Minnesotan” by the MN Jaycees and in 2013 was honored by his high school, Oak Grove Lutheran High School with its most prestigious award, Living The Mission award.

More recently Peder has been using his years of experience to serve churches and ministries as a consultant for their Sunday worship experience. He helps worship leaders and their teams to connect and engage their congregation by equipping them with some unique creative skills that go beyond just the music.