South by Southwest, the music industry’s annual Bacchanal in Austin, TX, is almost in full-swing. The Interactive and Film portions of the SXSW festival are underway, and music starts tomorrow!

CD Baby will be in attendance, and two members from the lucky delegation will be speaking on panels. If you’re down at SXSW, hit us up on Twitter or come check out a panel. We’d love to say hi!

Beethoven + Social Media = Crowdfunding Patronage

Kevin Breuner, CD Baby’s Director of Marketing, will be discussing the growing trend of crowdfunding with RocketHub CEO Brian Meece, social media PR guru Ariel Hyatt, and other fine folks.

You can follow Kevin on Twitter @kbreuner

Cover Songs to Karaoke: Alternate Revenue Streams

Brian Felsen, CD Baby President, will be on a panel with reps from YouTube, Sony/ATV, and the Orchard talking about how artists can earn money by licensing cover songs. 

You can follow Brian @brianfelsen

Hope to see you deep in the heart of Texas; apparently it’s like a whole other country.

-Chris R. at CD Baby

P.S. Rumor has it that Al Gore will be beamed into the proceedings via that internet thing he invented.

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