Are you thinking about going to a music industry conference? Have you thought about staring your own music conference?

In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I chat with Kevin Breuner of CD Baby who shares about the forthcoming DIY Musician Conference.

Podcast Highlights:

  • 00:14 – Introductions
  • 00:30 – What is the DIY Musician Conference?
  • 01:34 – Education for independent artists
  • 03:10 – Developing focus as a musician
  • 04:43 – Why should people attend the DIY Musician Conference?
  • 07:35 – What are some things musicians typically walk away with after attending the conference?
  • 10:09 – Live music production
  • 10:42 – What are some of the most common questions musicians come to you with at the conference?
  • 12:31 – Is there anything musicians put too much focus on?
  • 14:52 – What are some questions you wish musicians would ask more?
  • 19:34 – Unsolicited emails and press releases
  • 20:09 – Is the DIY Musician Conference profitable?
  • 22:13 – How much time and effort does it take to put on a conference?
  • 23:51 – Do you have any tips for those looking to start their own conference?
  • 25:07 – What the market will bear
  • 26:37 – How a conference deepens the relationship with your customers
  • 28:29 – The best time in history to get your music out there


Coming soon.

David Andrew Wiebe

Founder & CEO at The Music Entrepreneur HQ
David Andrew Wiebe has built an extensive career in songwriting, live performance, recording, session playing, production work, investing, and music instruction. In addition to helping musicians unlock their full potential, he also continues to maintain a performance schedule with Long Jon Lev and Adrenalize. If you'd like to be notified whenever the blog is updated, click here to subscribe.
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