Chris Robley

Senior Content Manager, CD Baby

Chris Robley is a singer-songwriter and award-winning poet who's made his home in the mill town of Lewiston, Maine. Robley is also the Senior Content Manager at industry-leading music distributor CD Baby, as well as the co-host of CD Baby’s DIY Musician Podcast. His orchestral indie-pop and folk music has been praised by The LA Times, The Boston Globe, NPR's Second Stage, Performer, and others. Skyscraper Magazine said he is “one of the best short-story musicians to come along in quite some time.” Robley’s poetry has been published in POETRY Magazine, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Beloit Poetry, and more. He is the winner of Boulevard’s Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers, a recipient of a Maine Literary Award in poetry, and was selected by Robert Pinsky as a finalist for the Dorset Prize. “Chris Robley is at the top of his game with his new work.” – KCRW "The very real deal." - No Depression “Beatlesy goodness featuring deft wordplay delivered through McCartneyish melodies with a Lennonesque rasp.” – Willamette Week

Chris is speaking at

February 18, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


  • Kevin Breuner (Speaker) SVP of Marketing, CD Baby
  • Chris Robley (Speaker) Senior Content Manager, CD Baby
  • Darryl Hurs (Speaker) Owner / Partnerships / Programmer, Indie Week Canada


How do you get your music on all the major platforms? How do I make the most of my music release? What's the deal with YouTube content IDs? How do I monetize a TikTok presence? The world of music distribution can seem like a daunting prospect, you have questions - and we’ve got answers. Get started on monetizing your music effectively, building release strategies, and all things distribution in this in-depth presentation by CD Baby

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