#PDXmusic Biz Panel: Get Paid! Create, Market + Sell Your Merch: at Doug Fir Lounge

Doug Fir Lounge830 E Burnside St. PortlandOR97214

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 1pm show
all ages
free
MusicPortland, J-Fell Presents and Vortex are launching the Get Paid! series, three panels on making money in today's music biz. Our first will feature maker and marketing experts including Kelley Roy of Portland's makerspace ADX, Blake Hickman of indie label Good Cheer Records, and merchandiser extraordinaire Cheryl Bland from Harefest and Wild Hare Country Fest—all sharing real-life experiences and DIY solutions for creating, marketing and selling your merch. The event is free, all ages and runs from 1 to 3:30pm. Plus, you'll also be able to score copies of Vortex's newest mag! RSVP using the Get Tickets link below.

⬆⬆ If you missed our last panel on Creating Great Audio/Visual Content, watch the live stream above—thanks to AudioGlobe ⬆⬆



Want to school yourself before the meetup?


Vortex, J-Fell Presents and MusicPortland have organized several past music marketing meetups and here are some tips from those panels on:

▶ How to sell your merch—and listen to The Future of What below to get even more advice
▶ How to connect with your community on social media
▶ How to set up your home studio
Advice for the DIY musician
▶ How to license your music
▶ How to turn your concert into an experience
▶ How to sell out your next show
▶ Why you should not go dark on social media between shows
How to book gigs
Record labels 101
How to get press

Have questions for our panelist that you'd like answered? Featuring Kelley Roy of Portland's DIY makerspace ADX, Blake Hickman of indie label Good Cheer Records, and merchandiser extraordinaire Cheryl Bland from Harefest and Wild Hare Country Fest, feel free to leave our panelists questions in the comments below or on our Facebook event page.

See you on Sunday, November 4 at the Doug Fir!


And if you can't make it in person, the event will also be live streamed right here (vrtxmag.com/stream) thanks to our partners at AudioGlobe!

Lead photo by James Kemp Photography

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