Epic Games’ acquisition doesn’t mean that today is not still Bandcamp Friday!
Bandcamp may have just been sold to behomouth Epic Games, but that doesn’t mean that since its the first Friday of the month its not still Bandcamp Friday!
On each first Friday of the month through at least May of this year, Bandcamp waives all commissions on sales meaning more money for indie artists and labels.
To date, the 18 Bandcamp Fridays have meant more than $70 million in much needed funds to independent artists and labels thanks to participation froma bout 800,000 music fans.
Go to isitbandcampfriday.com for details.
Bruce Houghton is Founder and Editor of Hypebot and MusicThinkTank and serves as a Senior Advisor to Bandsintown which acquired both publications in 2019. He is the Founder and President of the Skyline Artists Agency and a professor for the Berklee College Of Music.