List of Top Sites to Crowdfund Music

Best websites for crowdfunding music

Crowdfunding's (What is crowdfunding?) roots are in supporting the arts. Some of the oldest and best known crowdfunding sites began as a way for fans to engage with the artists they love.

That hasn't changed and rewards-based crowdfunding sites to support musical projects are alive and well.

Here's a list of some of the best and most popular sites to crowdfunding music.

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PledgeMusic

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One of the largest sites for crowdfunding music, PledgeMusic sees itself as a better way for artists to engage with/build a fanbase.

Fans don’t need more ways to buy – they need more reasons. Invite your fans into a once-in-a-lifetime experience, bridging the gap between artist and fan and giving independent artists a way to stay ahead of the curve in a dynamic industry.

With over 80% of music crowdfunding projects reaching their goals on the site, PledgeMusic is one of the largest sites to crowdfunding music projects. More

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ArtistShare

A pioneer in the crowdfunding space with over 10 years of experience, ArtistShare is a platform that connects creative artists with fans in order to share the creative process and fund the creation of new artistic works. It's a place for fans to fund and participate int the creative process behind their favorite musicians' work.

ArtistShare projects have received countless awards and accolades including 9 Grammy awards and 18 Grammy nominations.  Our artist roster includes some of today's most prestigious artists including Pulitzer prize and Oscar nominated writers, Guggenheim fellowship recipients, Grammy winners and NEA Jazz Masters.

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Indiegogo

One of the largest general crowdfunding sites in the world, Indiegogo's roots are in helping artists of all kinds raise money for cool projects. While Indiegogo hosts crowdfunding campaigns of many different kinds now, it still is one of the first places musicians turn to run crowdfunding campaigns given its size, breadth, and brand. More

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Patreon

Patreon enables everyone to be a patron of the arts and provides a crowdfunding platform for people to support and engage with artists of all types, including musicians.

Founded in May 2013 and based in San Francisco, California, Patreon was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love. Empowering a new generation of creators, Patreon is bringing patronage back to the 21st centur

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Kickstarter

Kickstarter is the 800-pound gorilla in the crowdfunding sector and is definitely making its mark on the music industry. At any given time, thousands of music-related crowdfunding projects are underway on the site. Kickstarter will continue to be influential in helping artists -- and those who support them -- bring meaningful, good music to life. More

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Feed the Muse

Feed The Muse is one of a handful of sites dedicated to using crowdfunding to support the arts. Its tagline -- fueling creativity $1 at a time -- speaks to the platforms main mission: getting fan support for creating and disseminating music.

Feed The Muse is a simple and safe way for fans, friends and family to support your creative ideas online. We supply you with all the tools you need to effectively reach out to your community and raise funds to accomplish your next project. YES, you can raise money if you’re a band, musician, artist, writer or filmmaker, and YES, you can also raise money if you’re a teacher trying to impact your community.

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ArtisteConnect

Artiste Connect is a cool way to fund your projects. We believe in creative ideas and want to put them into reality. Many people become frustrated artists because of lack of funding. Those great ideas most of the time get lost in conversations like: making an album, film, book, or even ways to raise funds for social causes. We offer an opportunity to make these dreams come true.

 

Artiste Connect is a secure funding platform for local artists to support them on their struggle to finance the production of their projects. We support anybody with an artistic, cause-driven or entrepreneurial idea, sample projects are: you could be a writer funding a book, a film maker raising funds for a movie, a musician recording an album, an organization raising funds for a benefit cause, or even a supporter putting up an event for his favourite artist.We provide the tools and a secure way to collect cash pledges from your fans, friends, family, and other supporters.

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