Bandcamp Friday: Support Black Musicians, Links To Resources

Posted: by The Editor

Photo by Kyle Musser

Today, June 5 as well as July 3rd, Bandcamp will be waiving their share of fees to support artists. On Friday, June 19th, Bandcamp will be donating 100% of their share of sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund to support their work. We’ve complied a playlist and various resources for you to donate and discover new artists. This list is not a comprehensive list and you can send us artists to add to our playlist on social media @getalternative.

A playlist put together using a list compiled by Stepanie O’Byrne (linked below), a list by our editor and host of Angry Grrrl Music,Amanda Starling, and various suggestions. Discover new artists and make sure to buy their music if you have the means. Bandcamp has put together a list of “artists and labels preparing special releases for Friday, including those donating their share to organizations in support of racial justice and change.” Some of these labels include Citrus City, Counter Intuitive, Exploding in Sound and Get Better Records.

100+ Black Artists To Support on Bandcamp Day

Amanda’s article has direct links to 100+ artists and is constantly growing.

In the Direct Support of Black Musicians

A spreadsheet compiled by Stephanie O’Byrne with links to artists’ Bandcamp pages. You can contact her to have artists added @st3phascope or

Act Blue

Splits a donation between 70+ community bail funds, mutual aid funds and racial justice organizers.

Black Lives Matter

Official website.

Ways You Can Help 

A website with links to petitions, places to donate, information for protesters and more put together by @dehydration.

Bail Funds

A collection of community resources to help protesters.

LGBTQ Freedom Fund

Posts bail to secure the release of tens of thousands of LGBTQ people held in jails.


Lindsy Carrasquillo | @lindsy_carr

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