COUNTRY, BLUEGRASS, AMERICANA AND ROOTS MUSIC

COUNTRY, BLUEGRASS, AMERICANA AND ROOTS MUSIC

COUNTRY, BLUEGRASS, AMERICANA AND ROOTS MUSICCOUNTRY, BLUEGRASS, AMERICANA AND ROOTS MUSIC
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Creation is our thing!

Welcome to Buckle Down productions

Branding, Website Development, 

Artist Development, Social Marketing, Radio Promotion and Video Marketing

Buckle Down Productions

Additional Information

The demand for branding, marketing, social media, web building and video production has grown stronger as modern technology expanded in the entertainment field.

Buckle Down Productions has extensive up-to date mailing lists for Roots, Bluegrass and Americana Radio. We are able to set up Airplay Direct, CD Baby, and Bluegrass Today accounts. There is never a guarantee that we can chart your song, but we will do our very best! Buckle Down Productions issues newsletters and press releases to bring  awareness of your brand to gatekeepers and decision makers in the industry.


Valerie Smith, President and Chief Operating Officer of Buckle Down Productions/Bell Buckle Records, offers a creative branding and marketing plan to artists which showcases their music and helps them to find their audience. The most important aspect of music promotion is finding the right listeners in the right places - in other words, making the right fit between the artist and the audience.


Social marketing, such as Facebook, Youtube,  and Instagram are important aspects to bring your brand together and reach your audience. Website development and design (including Google Search Engine Optimization (SEO)) is also offered.


Music streaming and placement platforms, such as CD Baby, Spotify, Youtube Streaming, Amazon and more are brought together in one single link so that your customer can find your brand.


Valerie Smith, President and Chief Operating Officer of Buckle Down Productions/Bell Buckle Records, offers a creative branding and marketing plan to artists which showcases their music and helps them to find their audience. The most important aspect of music promotion is finding the right listeners in the right places - in other words, making the right fit between the artist and the audience.


Bell Buckle Records and Productions currently uses studios in Nashville, West Virginia and Maryland. Valerie Smith is a certified voice teacher from the University of Missouri, Kansas City and also has a Music Degree in Education. Valerie has produced and been an active part in several album projects and is able to assist, produce and also provide training in the studio.

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Valerie Smith on Location at a video shoot for Circa Blue

A Video Can Tell a Story

Valerie loves to shoot photography and tell a story through a video camera! There is nothing more important than content to an artist's career! Valerie believes in the use of Youtube, Facebook and Spotify for constant visual marketing.

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Circa Blue - It's a Beautiful Day

Filmed on site with single camera with gimble/Some licensed stock film was used for marketing content

Circa Blue - Mississippi Queen

Edited with licensed stock film footage/used for marketing content

Valerie Smith - Simpson's Holler

Camera by Josie Smith, filmed outdoors in Bell Buckle, TN/Monsters were licensed through stock film for marketing content

Daniel Crabtree- The Storyteller in Me

Outdoor Interview Video for album release, "The Storyteller in Me"

Circa Blue - whimsical

Instrumental video to promote music during off seasons. Sometimes it is impossible for the entire band to get together for a video! A band needs content! Licensed stock film for marketing content.

Valerie Smith - Hand me down

Self filmed in my back yard, all photography done in Bell Buckle, some stock film was used for marketing content.