Become a Member Today!
The Minnesota Music Coalition (MMC) provides artists with the skills, resources and opportunities to have sustaining careers in music. Consider joining the MMC as an artist or supporting member and enjoy special benefits. As a member, you'll be joining the region's top talent, including hip hop star Dessa, singer-songwriter Jeremy Messersmith, bluegrass faves Pert Near Sandstone, The New Standards' John Munson and more.
MMC Membership Benefits
Become a member of the Minnesota Music Coalition and receive special benefits that will help you and other artists achieve the next level of success in your music. All contributions help fund artist programs across Minnesota. Discounted memberships are available for members of the following affiliated organizations: Minnesota Association of Songwriters, The Recording Academy (NARAS), MN Blues Society, Midwest Country Music Association, Warming House or the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association.
Free Mentoring Session –One-on-one meeting with a musician or industry professional, personally matched to your specific needs.
Private Networking Events – Invitations to private networking events where you will have exclusive access to special guests and top industry professionals.
Performance Opportunities – Exclusive opportunities to play at MMC events across the state and region, including festivals, industry showcases, and weekly performances at Republic gastropub at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).
Booking/Referral - MMC regularly refers member bands to local promoters to play festivals, private parties and venues like the Minnesota Zoo and Landmark Center.
Website Listing – Artist/band name and website listing on MMC website and will be shared with bookers and festivals looking to hire musical talent.
Grant Opportunities - Monthly notifications about upcoming deadlines for individual artist grants.
Ticket Discounts - Special discounts at concerts and art events across the state.
Free Workshops - Free access to all MMC workshops.
Legal Advice - Discounts on consulting and legal services.
Discounts at Minnesota Businesses & Organizations:
www.klashdrums.com / (612) 208-5716
Full service music store that specializes in drums & guitars.
10% discount on all in store purchases.
www.artifactguitars.com / (763) 923-8992
Guitar makers, guitar fixers and teachers of the art of guitar repair.
15% discount on all merchandise & services.
Perfect Circle Creative
www.perfectcirclecreative.com / (612) 986-2371
Full service design studio (web+print) and band merch/swag.
10% discount on all merchandise orders
www.afternoonprinting.com / (612) 259-7346
Boutique screen printing for posters and shirts.
10% discount on orders up to $500; $50 off orders over $500.
Rare Form Mastering
www.rareformmastering.com / (612) 327-8750
Full service analog and digital mastering for CD, digital distribution and vinyl.
20% of all services.
www.noiseland.com / (866) 788-1659
Vinyl record pressing.
$100 off any vinyl order.
Crowsnest Practice Space
www.crowsnestpracticespace.com / (440) 376-6801
300 sq ft sound-treated room designed for music rehearsals, writing, recording, and video.
15% off all services. Call for details and mention MMC membership.
www.copycatsmedia.com / (888) 698-8008
10% discount for MMC members on all CD projects. Present member card for discount.
Wild Sound Recording Studio
www.wild-sound.com / (612) 702-5887
Full service recording & video services in studio and at remote locations.
10% discount on services.
Willie’s American Guitars
www.williesguitars.com / (651) 699-1913
Instrument shop specializing in vintage, used and new guitars and gear.
Free strings with guitar purchase.
Twin Town Guitars
www.twintown.com / (612) 822-3334
Music gear, services & repairs, music lessons.
10% discount on all accessories.
Mendoza Law Office, LLC
www.mendozalawoffice.com / (651) 340-8884
Law firm focusing on copyright, trademark, entertainment & other legal matters.
25% discount on legal services for a year and one free hour consultation.
www.corazononline.com / (612) 276-0198
Unique gift shops in Minneapolis & St. Paul with fun, hip, irreverent and urbane gifts, clothing and more.
Minnesota Association of Songwriters
Organization supporting songwriters with feedback sessions & writing workshops.
1-year discounted membership.
Minnesota Blues Society
Organization devoted to preserving, commemorating, educating, celebrating and promoting the past, present and future of blues music in Minnesota. $15 annual membership discount for current MMC members. 1-year discounted MMC membership.
To join the MMC, please fill out this form or contact Tom Loftus: 1-651-347-1MMC or [email protected].