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#DIYMusician Making Money With Music

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Making Money With Music
Supported by CD Baby

It’s easier than ever to record, distribute, and market your own music today, but what about actually making money? Long-time industry professionals, Electronic Musician Magazine columnists and authors Randy Chertkow and Jason Freehan take you step-by-step through proven techniques for establishing steady revenue streams in today’s music business.

Drawing on their combined experience of over 38 years in the industry, Randy and Jason will cover how to maximize the money musicians you make from your music using today’s latest technologies and minimize the money you spend promoting it. They’ll discuss  getting digital distribution, making money from merchandise, licensing music for commercials, movies, and TV, crowdfunding, getting grants, and more.

About the Speakers:


Billboard Magazine have called Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan “the ideal mentors for aspiring indie musicians who want to navigate an ever-changing music industry.” Together, they’re musicians that are working on their 21st album, authors of The Indie Band Survival Guide: The Complete Manual For The Do-It-Yourself Musician (2nd Edition) (Macmillan), creators of the 15-hour online course, Making Money With Music (CreativeLive), and regular contributors to Electronic Musician Magazine, including the free weekly web column, The DIY Advisor. They also teach and consult about music business.

Their band, Beatnik Turtle, is a horn-powered pop-rock band based in Chicago. They have recorded 20 albums, released over 500 songs, and successfully completed a song-of-the-day project where they released one song for every day of 2007. They’ve written music for TV, commercials, films, podcasts, theater (including Chicago’s world-famous Second City), and have licensed music to Disney/ABC Family and Viacom.

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4245 N Knox Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641 United States
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