Why Attend?

Spend a career-changing weekend with music industry experts, influencers, and the DIY Musician community.

Happening August 28-30 in the “Live Music Capital of the World” – Austin, TX!

Get professional feedback on your songs

You’ll receive valuable input about your music through one-on-one mentoring, workshops on the craft of songwriting and production, and more.

Learn about the tools & strategies you need to succeed

There are many ways to get noticed, build an audience, and create success in 2020. You’ll dive deep into methods that will help you:

  • Book better
  • Target new fans online
  • Establish a career without playing live
  • Earn more money from your online marketing
  • Get the most from your videos
  • Dial in your artist “brand”

Showcase your music live

Share your songs and strut your stuff while you’re in Austin. Early-bird ticket holders get priority access to apply for showcases and open mic slots.

Meet industry experts, fellow musicians, and the CD Baby staff

Collaborate with other artists, build relationships with influencers in the industry, and make new friends in the indie music world — including us at CD Baby! This network will last you long after the conference is over.

Take your music career seriously

This is an action-packed weekend — in an inspirational setting — where you can feel supported, get focused, and immerse yourself in your art. Whether you’re looking for knowledge, connections, or opportunities, you’ll leave this conference with everything you need to take the next steps in your music-making.

Get Tickets

This is the only industry event focused solely on your needs as an independent musician. A bigger stage is waiting!

An artist singing and playing ukelele at the DIY Musician ConferenceDarryl McDaniels, aka DMC of Run DMC, a keynote at the conferenceCD Baby staff presenting