THE INDIE COMMITTEE

MEMBERSHIP

Being an independent musician is not an ordinary career choice. It takes passion, dedication, fearlessness and often many years of blood, sweat, and tears to succeed. Deciding to stay independent versus signing to a major label is now becoming standard and we want to celebrate music creators that courageously walk this path. #IndieDrive

Welcome to the Indie Committee, a leading organization for independent artists, songwriters, producers, DJs, engineers and music professionals. Indie Committee members have the opportunity to impact the landscape of music today and tomorrow. Our mission is to ensure that independent artists are supported and that their music remains respected and unfading. 

Membership Process

The Indie Committee membership is community-driven and peer-reviewed on an annual cycle. Candidates must secure two recommendations to be considered by our senior members, whom convene every fall to evaluate all new member submissions. The deadline for new candidates is December 31.

ELIGIBILITY & QUALIFICATIONS

Any musician or music professional 18 years of age or older is eligible to become a member of the Indie Committee.

 

If candidate is a performing artist they must have at least 10,000 monthly listeners collectively across all major streaming platforms (i.e. Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Google Play, etc).

Must have two recommendations by fellow music professionals. 

DEADLINES

New member submissions are due by December 1.

PEER EVALUATION PANEL
Every fall the Indie Committee's Peer Evaluation Panel convenes to evaluate all new member submissions and determines which to accept as part of that year’s new member class. 

PRIVATE INVITATIONS
The Indie Committee invites approved candidates to join its membership.

MEMBERSHIP FEE

The Indie Committee's membership fee is $10 per year.

VOTING FOR THE DRIVE AWARDS STARTS 3/1/2020