The Music Convention Designed for the DIY Musician
We are joined this week by Kevin Breuner to talk about the DIY Musician Conference.
This summer, the DIY Musician Conference makes its way to Nashville once more! August 24-26th marks CD Baby’s 4th annual conference. Taking place at the Omni Nashville, CD Baby expects another standing-room only event, welcoming 1500 independent artists. CD Baby’s DIY Musician conference is the only conference that focuses solely on the needs of today’s independent artist. With action-oriented keynotes, panels, workshops, mentor sessions and networking opportunities with active industry leaders and experts, attendees leave the conference with a new sense of direction and enthusiasm about their music careers, as well as a concrete plan of action for taking things to the next level. Sessions address everything from streaming playlists to onstage attitude, from publishing to social media ad strategies.
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Michael Brandvold is a freelance music industry consultant based in Northern California. Having launched Michael Brandvold Marketing to leverage his years of experience to provide direction to large and small clients in the areas of online & social marketing as well as e-commerce and customer acquisition and retention.
Gene Simmons of KISS first tapped Michael’s skills as a pioneering online marketing strategist to launch and manage all aspects of Kissonline.com’s multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.
Michael has also managed the online efforts for KISS, ACCEPT, SOiL, Tantric, Killer Dwarfs, Dream Theater, Little Caesar, Narada Michael Walden, Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few.
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As a teenager in the Pacific Northwest, Jay smuggled his Canon F-1 into rock concerts to get the perfect shot of the likes of Van Halen, Queen and Cheap Trick. After college, he toured as a musician gaining invaluable experience in what it takes to create and promote an album. He later translated that knowledge as an executive with Universal, Sony and Warner Music Groups.
He moved to San Francisco and finally to Los Angeles for Universal Music where he worked for 18 years, most recently as VP New Media and Online Marketing for Universal Music Enterprises.
Jay has been on the cutting edge of Digital Sales & Marketing with Universal, Starbucks Entertainment, Fox and Warner Music. It is this unique perspective as a musician, music executive, and fan that makes Jay‘s approach to Digital Strategy and Online Marketing so artist-friendly.”
Jay co-founded Label Service company LABEL LOGIC and also works with clients as an independent consultant. He publishes a weekly industry news email called Your Morning Coffee. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/2cuQbb2