Advertising with CBMS gets the message out to your audience and helps support bluegrass music!
The official print publication of CBMS, Pow'r Pickin', is a 20-page publication distributed to members, bands, music stores, restaurants and other venues across Colorado every month.
Submit your Ad
Ads are due on the first of the month prior to the month you want your ad to appear. Huh? If you want to advertise in December's issue of Pow'r Pickin', you'll need to get the ad to us by November 1. All submissions must be sent electronically and must be high resolution (300 dpi) in JPG or PDF format to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will be invoiced via our PayPal account. All payments must be made by credit card and must be received BEFORE the 15th of the month for ads to be included in the following month's publication. PayPal will process your payment whether or not you have a personal account established with them.
- 10% discount for currently active "Bands on Call" and CBMS Business Members
- 10% discount for advertisements running multiple consecutive months.
Pow'r Pickin' advertising rates
|Ad Size||Final Size||Price|
|Full page||9.125" x 5.375"||$165|
|3/4 page||Vert: 6.8" x 10.75"
Horiz: 9.125" x 7.75"
|1/2 page||Vert: 4.49" x 10.75"
Horiz: 9.125" x 7.75"
|1/3 page||Vert: 2.29" x 10.75"
Horiz: 9.125" x 3.58"
|1/4 page||4.49" x 5.25"||$50|
|1/6 page||Vert: 2.93" x 5.25"
Horiz: 4.49" x 3.45"
|1/8 page||4.49" x 2.25"||$30|
Web site ads
Final display size for Web site ads will be approximately 200x200 pixels for square format ads and 100x400 pixels for landscape rectangular ads. Please note that our Web site content resizes dynamically depending on the viewer's device characteristics.
|Ad Category||Price - 6 months|
|Home Page Footer Sponsorship||$300|
|Page Footer Sponsorship||$200|
Web site ads should be sent as JPG, GIF, or PDF files with dimensions of at least 400 pixels x 400 pixels for square ads or 200 pixels x 800 pixels for landscape rectangular ads. Square or landscape rectangular ads display best in the space available. Color ads should be in sRGB color space, 8-bit.
Questions about advertising with CBMS? Want to place an order right away?
Use the contact form at the right side of this page and select "Advertising" as your Topic. We'll get back to you as soon as possible.