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How to Promote
and Sell Your Music
Three Monday Evening Classes in September
Starting Monday, September 12th 2011

FourFront Media and Music and Christopher Knab announce 3 weekly classes on ‘How To Promote and Sell Your Music’ The course begins on Monday, September 12th  from 7pm-10pm and continues on Monday evenings September 19th and 26th at the new Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Ave. N.W. in Burien, Washington.

These comprehensive 3
weekly classes will total 9 (nine) classroom hours of information designed to empower any musician, band, or artist manager to learn what it takes to prepare, protect, promote, and distribute their independent music in this digital era.

Learn what it takes to get your music recorded, manufactured, played on the radio, reviewed in the press, distributed and sold, booked into clubs, and promoted through the Internet.

Cost of the 3 weekly classes is ONLY $99 (or only $33 per 3 hour class) when paid in advance by credit card, personal check or in cash.

Individual classes will cost $49 per class.

A FREE PDF copy of Christopher Knab's book "Music Is Your Business" 3rd Edition will be given to anyone registering for all three classes!

Instructor, Christopher Knab, has over 40 years of hand-on experience with Independent music; ranging from record label and Music Publishing ownership (415/Columbia Records and Very Safe Music,Inc), Music Retail ownership (Aquarius Records, in San Francisco), Alternative Radio station management (KCMU, - now KEXP 90.3 FM, Seattle.) Christopher taught music business courses at the Art Institute of Seattle for 18 years, and is now a music business consultant, author and educator based in Seattle.


  • How to record and prepare your music for a CD or Digital Release
  • How and where to find your fans and customers
  • How to work with key gatekeepers in the music business including: Distributors, Retailers, Radio and Live Venues
  • How to motivate your fellow band members
  • Using the Internet to market andpromote your music

To register by credit card click here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2062828977

For more information call Chris Knab at 206-282-6116. you can also email him at: chris@chrisknab.net

Payment for the course ($99) MUST be paid by the evening of the first class, Monday, January 12th at 7pm. Individual classes MUST be paid for before the 7pm start of each class. No deposits required, but you are urged to register in advance due to classroom size.

Weekly Course Topics

Week 1         
The State of the Music Industry today
Getting Signed , Shopping Demos, or Releasing a CD

Preparing your CD or digital release for the marketplace

Music Marketing: Writing a Music Marketing Plan:

Week 2
Selling your music on and offline and getting radio airplay

Publicity and Social Networking Techniques

Finding Your Fans and Keeping Them-Social Networking
The Importance of Playing Live

Week 3             
The Internet: The Ultimate Musicians Guide

Where to sell your music online

What websites can help you promote your music

A summary of the best and worst websites for musicians today


FourFront Media and Music and Christopher Knab will present a 3 week course titled ‘How To Promote and Sell Your Music’ to be offered beginning Monday, September 12th  and continuing on Monday, September 19th and 26th from 7pm-10pm at the new Burien Community Center at:

14700 6th Ave. N.W. in Burien, Washington.

Cost for the entire 3 week course is $99. OR $49 per individual CLASS.

To register by credit card go here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2062828977

You can also email Chris at: chris@chrisknab.net for more information.


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