Despite what many social media “gurus” will tell you, the reality is that if you are in a band, or are a budding solo musician, then you need to have a stable online presence where your fans can find you. After all, social networking websites’ popularity comes and goes, there is no reason for your own website to ever do so.
Luckily, there’s plenty of options available to you when it comes to setting up your own website. I’ve been a WordPress enthusiast for quite a number of years and have recently produced websites for my band “Doctor Caligari” and my friend’s band “Graveyard Johnnys” using the platform.
Out of the box, WordPress won’t have the features that you need for your website, but that really isn’t much of a problem due to the incredible amount of additional plugins that have been developed by the WordPress community – both free and paid.
Here are some plugins that I used and would recommend that you have a look at for your band/musician website:
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