Will you be in Austin this month for SXSW? Come by and say hi!

CD Baby has got a lot planned during the music portion of SXSW, so please introduce yourself. We’d love to hear what’s going on in your musical life.

Where can you find us? Many places.

Here’s the complete list of CD Baby happenings at SXSW:

1. The Power of Direct to Fan Engagement

Kevin Breuner, VP of Marketing at CD Baby, joins a panel of experts discussing methods to increase fan engagement and maximize revenue streams through direct-to-fan sales online and at live shows.

Wednesday, March 15th (12:30pm – 1:30pm)

Location: Austin Convention Center, Room 9BC

Details HERE.

2. CD Baby Meet Up

This meet up is designed as a space and time for indie artists of all genres and backgrounds to celebrate the DIY spirit and meetup together to share their current industry experiences. We’ll facilitate a 30 minute town hall about what challenges and opportunities artists are experiencing, new tips and tools we have found useful, and put some faces with names. Informal networking and personal introductions to follow.

Friday, March 17th (3:30pm – 4:30pm)

Location: Austin Convention Center, Austin Suite

Details HERE.

3. One-on-one mentoring with Ben Hubbird

Sign up to talk with CD Baby’s Ben Hubbird and get valuable feedback on your digital promotion, music distribution, and more.

Thursday, March 16th (3:30pm – 4:30pm)

Location: Austin Convention Center, Room 8AB

Details HERE.

4. One-on-one mentoring with Erica Sinkovic

Sign up to speak with Erica Sinkovic about your music distribution, marketing, how to make more money from music, or how to make the most of your next album or single release.

Wednesday, March 15th (12:30pm – 1:30pm)

Location: Austin Convention Center, Room 8AB

Details HERE.

5. The Portland Party

Portland’s best bands return to Austin for the 5th rowdy year. Comb your beard, iron your best flannel, and ride your bike down to Valhalla for six hours of the Pacific Northwest’s best! Plus, hang out with the folks from CD Baby, Tender Loving Empire, Kill Rock Stars, and Good Cheer Records. No badge or wristband required, but you MUST RSVP.

Wednesday, March 15th (12pm – 6pm)

Location: Valhalla, 710 Red River St, Austin, TX


We would love to get a chance to hang out and talk music with you, so if you’re at any of these events, please introduce yourself. See you in Austin!