Are you a great musician, playing solo or as part of a band? Do you want to keep in touch with your fans, promote your live performances and tours or sell your music? Then, you can do all that using a premium WordPress theme. There are many such themes available online, packed with lots of features and made especially for musicians.
I gathered for this post a number of 17 themes to help you establish your online presence. You won’t need a big budget nor programming skills to pull this through.
Music is a great theme with unique features for the music industry. It’s easy to use, easy to customize and a Facebook Fanpage is also included. It has many useful features like dual slider (content slider and image slider), advanced custom calendar, Google Maps integration, awesome widgets like Twitter single and multitweet widgets, menu carousel, newsletter signup, etc.
Music Pro is a responsive music oriented WordPress theme, perfect for a band, a label, or a webzine. It is fully customizable, easy to use and well documented. The theme package comes with 4 advanced WordPress plugins and is built to allow you to create your online store in the easiest way possible.
Soundboard is a powerful music WordPress theme with special features for bands and solo artists. With Soundboard you can display your tour dates, discography, videos, images and sell your band merchandise – it has pretty much everything you need for a band website. Soundboard is easy to use, even for users with no coding knowledge. With the help of custom post types, adding an image gallery, video gallery and a discography including album artwork, song titles, release date, buying options, lyrics, and audio player to your site is super easy. Displaying Tour Dates is a breeze with Soundboard thanks to the included Tour Dates post type. Tour Date entries are automatically sorted and displayed by date and will be automatically moved to the “Past Dates” section when the event is over. No manually sorting or moving to Past Dates section required.
Musak is a responsive theme based on Skeleton Grid, great for bands, musicians, djs and everyone involved in the music business. With Muzak you can display your upcoming events in a really nice way. Also, you have the ability to share your music with your fans using either self hosted audio files (using JWPlayer) or embedded sounds from SoundCloud. A lot more information about your albums/music can be added via Discography settings. The theme has many other great features: Photo Galleries Management, Videos Management, Background Management.
Clubber is the appropriate theme for dj’s and club music fans. It’s simple to use and personalize, comes loaded with strong tools for events managing, sharing music, videos and much more. Clubber can display your upcoming events in a really nice manner. You can display each event on their own map, the length of the event and also the availability of the tickets.
The theme offers you the possibility to post a full album from an artist using self hosted audio files or embedded sounds from SoundCloud. This theme allows you to easily upload a background image or you can choose a background pattern from the Style of the theme. The logo, favicon, menu and link colors, sliders images and anything else is completely adjustable in the Theme Options. The theme allows you to have as many photo albums as you like and to share videos from YouTube or Vimeo with your fans.
Replay is a perfect theme for musicians, bands, record labels and any music business. It is easy to use and customize, comes packed with powerful tools for sharing and selling music, managing events and more. This theme has built-in HTML5 audio player that plays self-hosted mp3 files. You can use featured tracks player on the homepage, add player everywhere with shortcode or attach a few free tracks to any release.
You can use Social Media widget that supports Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and SoundCloud plugins, Share Button on every page and social links integration. Each post type has it’s own custom fields and editing tools, such as date picker for events and track list editor for releases. Managing artists, releases, events, videos, galleries and slides is easy with Replay.
EPROM WordPress theme was especially made for the music industy. Whoever you are: DJ, music producer, events producer or just a music lover, this theme is for you. The theme is very flexible and gives you almost unlimited possibilities of adaptation to your specific needs. It features R-panel, a very powerful template management system. Main features: 6 Custom posts types (Releases, Gallery, Events Manager, Artists, Nivo Slider, Tracks Manager), 4 Custom widgets (R-Posts, Twitter widget, R-Flickr, R-Comments), unlimited sidebars, full localization, supports image, video or SoundCloud for releases thumbnails.
Live! is a WordPress Theme dedicated to music lovers. Whether you are a profesional or not, this theme includes all features you need for your band or label, to present, promote and sell your work online. The theme package comes with 3 advanced WordPress plugins. Manage your playlists, upload your songs, add links to itunes and amazon for each track with the advanced jPlayer feature. Live! is built to allow you to create your online store in the easiest way as possible. Features: fully responsive, translation ready, 8 post formats, photo galleries and album template, video gallery, contact form, 11 custom widgets, etc.
Rockit Now is another awesome responsive theme created for musicians. Main features: Event Management, Gallery Management, Album and Track Management, Slider Management, Sidebar Management , Powerful Theme Options and Page Builder. The theme comes in 8 pre-made color variations.
Bandzone is a clean, well-arranged website focused on events, albums, photo gallery and blog. It’s easy to add in events, load albums and songs even with lyrics. Everything can be done via a robust admin panel. Galleries from concerts or blog are standard. Integration with Mixcloud, Soundcloud, Vimeo or Youtube takes only few clicks. Easy and user friendly admin panel allows you to do a lot of customizations without knowing any HTML or CSS. Colors, images, fonts, widgets, sliders, portfolios, galleries, almost everything can be customized and configured via admin panel.
Faded theme is an incredible all-in-one WordPress Theme for bands who want to have great design and tons of options. It includes a built-in HTML5 audio player widget, Facebook comments, videos, and photo albums. It also features a fully customizable image slider at the top of the page as well as a “Latest Album” showcase. Each band member can have a “latest tweets” widget including their photo and role in the band.
Unsigned is a cleverly developed, yet super easy theme to use for musicians and bands looking to showcase their music, tours, photos, videos and band members all from within WordPress. It even allows you to sell your albums and merchandise thanks to the WooCommerce integration. Features: fully responsive design, Events module, Discography module, Photo Gallery module, Video module, Soundcloud intergration, etc.
Price: $70 (standard license)
Eventful is a Premium WordPress Theme developed to create events-oriented websites. It can handle events, locations and artists with a bundle of features and options. Features: an events management system, Ajax Calendar to navigate through events, a simple and effective booking system configurable for each event, powerful DWS Configuration Panel, custom widgets: featured artists, upcoming events, locations/artists/events list of categories, etc.
Fuse Music is a premium WordPress themes for bands and musicians packed with lots of great features. It has an extensive Theme Options Panel, 2 featured sliders, 3 custom blog layouts, 6 custom widgets, Vimeo and Youtube Support, SoundCloud Support, 3 custom post types, and many more.
The Soundstage theme for bands wows everyone who visits in seconds with its impressive slider and slick home page layout. It offers a complete website including MP3 streaming with online store, discography, photos, videos, tour dates, and blogs. Selling merchandise is also a easy using its complete WooCommerce integration.
Play music continuously page to page without interruption with this great WordPress theme. It is ideal for lounge or bars, nightclubs, musicians, DJs, online radio stations. Smart theme options give you the power to customize the theme (add your logo, change background image, change color / background image of the left and right side of the theme, menu colors, text colors, etc). Embed your video or audio player using the theme’s widget friendly design.
Price: $47(single site license)
Dance Floor is a WordPress DJ Night Club theme with cutting edge design and visuals built for Night Club, DJs Music sites in general. The theme supports the popular Audio and Video Player script MediaElement.js (upload your own songs) compatible with iPhone – iPad (iOS) and Android devices and mobile smartphones. A gorgeous slideshow and event calendar are part of the new addition to the dynamic framework making it extremely easy to add-edit-schedule events and featured articles in their own modules.
Price: $69.95(standard package license)
Did you developed a WordPress theme suited for musicians and it’s not listed here? Or do you know a new great theme like this and want to share it with everyone? Just leave a comment using the form below.