Music Biz Besties is a membership community for female musicians & industry professionals


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Coming this October!

Besties will be the first to hear more - sign up here. Your feedback is much appreciated as we put together this offering - take the survey below.


I'm ready to take my career to the next level

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Hey, I'm Katherine, creator of Music Biz Besties... and I'm so glad you're here! I'm going to take a wild guess that you’re reading this because you’re searching for the secret that’s going to take your music career to the next level. You’re eager to learn, and that’s great, but I’m here to tell you that you are the secret to your success. That's why I've created Music Biz Besties and all of its resources - because your success depends on you taking action and I want to give you as many tools as possible to enable and encourage you to do just that.

Become a Bestie now, it's free (& easy)! You can also scroll this page to see all that Music Biz Besties has to offer. I can't wait to get to know you, hear all about what you're up to, and of course cheer you on! Welcome to the best (ok, maybe I'm biased - but I hope you'll agree) female tribe in music!

katherine forbes


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Music Biz Besties


Music Biz Besties started in November 2016 as a Facebook group and has grown to be a supportive community of thousands of women in music from all around the world.

Music Biz Besties | Job Forum

bestie JOB FORUM

New music business job listings are added to the Bestie Job Forum every Monday. Subscribe on a post within the Forum to get updates straight to your inbox every week.

Katherine Forbes & Tori Martin | Bestie Songwriter Series


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Join us every 2nd Tuesday of the month in Nashville from 7-10pm at Whiskey Room Live (music venue inside Kings Bowl at CoolSprings Galleria)  for an all female singer-songwriter lineup! The series is co-hosted by Tori Martin and Music Biz Besties creator, Katherine Forbes.



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Bestie Mentoring


Ever feel stuck or have an idea you want to talk with someone about but don't know who to go to? Girl, we're here for you!

Bestie Mentoring is coming in October. Your feedback is much appreciated as we put together this offering.

Note: This survey does NOT subscribe you to an email list, it’s strictly for feedback purposes only.



Music Biz Besties | Bestie Directory


The Bestie Directory is the whole reason this website was started! As the Facebook group took off so quickly, the Directory was created as a way to search for and collaborate with other Besties. Whether you're looking to co-write, meet-up with someone in your city (or a city you're visiting), or if you're looking for a freelancer - you can search the Bestie Directory and connect with hundreds of female musicians & industry professionals from around the world!

Music Biz Besties | Bestie Chat | Music Business Interviews

bestie CHATS

The Bestie Chat video series is a combination of live interviews and short videos aimed to inspire you and help you take action in your music career. Topics range from artist management, publicity, branding, licensing, and so much more!




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