4 Music Band Manager Success Stories [2022]

4 Music Band Manager Success Stories [2022]
Become A Music Band Manager

A music band manager is a professional representative and advisor to a musician or a band. The main duties of a band manager include negotiating contracts on behalf of the band.

The music band manager earns a commission of what the music band earns from gigs. To maximize earnings, the manager should act as a liaison between bands and the key players in the music industry and secure the best contracts and deals.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a music band manager:

1. Blind Ambition Management ($480K/year)

Charles Driebe (from Atlanta) started Blind Ambition Management almost 23 years ago.

$40K / month
1 founders / 5 employees

Case Study

My name is Charles Driebe and I am an attorney and the founder of Blind Ambition Management, a company that manages the careers of musical artists and produces live musical events. The connecting thread with all our artists and events is that the music is authentic and life-affirming.

At FAME Studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama with the Blind Boys of Alabama, four-time Grammy Award winners


2. Band Websites that Work

Bandzoogle makes it easy for musicians to build a stunning website and store in minutes with beautiful themes and friendly support. Try it free for 30 days.

  • Website traffic: 450K/month
  • Business rank: #35.1K

Check out their full website ➜

3. smartistU

smartistU provides tools and resources to help artist managers navigate the music industry and advance their artists' careers.

  • Business rank: #518K

Check out their full website ➜

4. Gener8tor

gener8tor’s turnkey platform for the creative economy connects startup founders, musicians, artists, investors, universities and corporations. The gener8tor platform includes pre-accelerators, accelerators, corporate programming, conferences and fellowships.

  • Business rank: #526K

Check out their full website ➜

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