Music plays an important role in our life. It has the ability to play around with our emotions and thanks to online streaming services you can finally listen to any song on any device and do that everywhere. This is the easiest part about the music these days but if you are and artist, you have a band, nightclub or record label you come in position when you need to have your own website to spread the word. Many decide to create Facebook page and SoundCloud profile and hope that they will be noticed. It might be enough for some but if you are looking to boost your credibility you must have website.
There are plenty of great platforms that helps non-programmers to setup professional websites and WordPress is by far the most popular one. WordPress powers over 130 million websites worldwide which account for over 24% of entire web. Thanks to its incredible community around this open source tool gets better and better. There are millions of plugins and themes available for WordPress and hundreds more are added each day.
There are thousands of WordPress music themes available but most of them are not very useful and many are outdated and are not actively maintained. I decided to create this list of the best music WordPress themes created in 2015 and that are actively maintained and supported. However, if you notice that some cool themes are missing, please let us know and we will add them to the list.
WeMusic was built dedicatedly for Music Band, Music Event organizers, Albums, Night club/ DJ Performers, Festival websites and so on, with built-in e-commerce solution for selling Event ticket online, Albums and other music related products anytime.
Dark vs Light version with stylish layout will certainly fit to your expectation! Moreover, there are 5 Homepages designed with featured Noo Countdown shortcode, Revolution Slider, Video and Parallax background with Transparent menu for a surprising view at first sight!
Sura is an impressive WordPress theme for music sites which incorporates many perks and features. Art websites are held to high aesthetic standards, and Sura’s visual design definitely lives up to the industry’s demands. In order to be productive, a must site must include an online store, from which to commercialize its content. Sura uses the tried and true WooCommerce plugin, assuring that your store will specify the difference between your digital and physical merchandise. WooCommerce is a community staple on WordPress, with most users placing their trust in this plugin. Waiting for your player to reload previous content can be a hassle, but Sura has eliminated that inconvenience. It uses the valuable AJAX to make things load on fly and make everything run buttery and fast. The common Add to Wishlist/ Add to Cart options were included, allowing users to immediately select tracks that they enjoy.
Colibri is a modern and sparkling WordPress theme created for singers, DJs, bands or any other musician. It is built based on Bootstrap 3 to make front-end web development faster and easier. This theme is fully responsive and comes with mobile-friendly design to improve the accessibility and usability of your website. It has a one page feature that enables you to present all your content in one page without looking disordered and chaotic. It has a nice intro animation that encourages user engagement and persuades visitors to stay in your website. It is fully integrated with Visual Composer page builder to speed up the process of building a clean page layout for your website. It allows you to use custom background for each page and offers parallax options to take your music website to the next level. This theme is very easy to personalize, thanks to its advanced admin panel powered by Redux Framework.
MusicHub is a modern and flexible WordPress theme designed from music, club, party, radio station, bands, events or blogging. It is extremely responsive and resizes its layout smoothly on different kind of devices such as computers, smartphones, tablets and iPhone to provide visitors a great viewing experience whenever they go to your music website. This theme comes with a color scheme CSS file that allows you to change the color in your theme and create alternative color schemes for the template. This theme is also fully integrated with Visual Composer, a drag and drop page builder plugin with frontend and backend editors. This premium plugin allows users to create infinite pages for any WordPress theme without coding. All you have to do is add elements such as text, images and buttons to your page using the drag and drop feature. With the Slider Revolution bundled in this theme, you can now create responsive slides with effects and animations in your theme. Presenting your content using brilliant slideshows also boosts user’s engagement in your website.
VibeMusic has a live preview, and a series of informative screenshots. It includes simple color customization, and a fully responsive design. This responsiveness implies that anyone can view your web page, regardless of what device is used. Same goes for browsers, as VibeMusic runs on IE9, Safari, IE10, IE11, Firefox, Opera and of course, Google Chrome. There is a working contact form, and a very clean code. If you are experiencing any issue with your theme, be sure to contact customer support. The representatives are well-informed and eager to help you sort out any inconvenience. Using the amazing Revolution Slider, the customer can edit amazing slides, tied together with eye-catching animation. A nifty Visual Composer was included as well. Using the Drag and Drop interface, you are able to compete with the best programmers, in terms of page design. No technical knowledge is required: simply click and drag! Should you prefer the version HTML, it is available free of charge, after the download archive is purchased.
Chords is a brilliant multi-concept entertainment WordPress theme, custom-built for entertainers, solo artists, bands, event organizers, radio stations and all kinds of performers. This theme is built based on the latest Bootstrap technology. This music website template is designed using valid HTML5 and CSS3 coding to help you keep up with the latest web standards. It comes with a fully responsive layout design and retina ready for HiDPi displays. Chords offers 3 homepage layout options: Chords solo, Chords rock and Chords Radio. This colorful theme is available in 16 color variations, which are available both in light and dark schemes. It comes with a drag and drop homepage layout that allows you to create unique variations of your homepage with Chord’s advanced widgets. This music theme features 6 custom post types that you can use for your small business to major label companies, solo artists or radio stations. This theme allows you to use parallax effects every single widget and homepage section. Masonry and Isotope layouts are also included in the more than 50 listing layout combinations available in this theme. And Chords is bundled with powerful theme settings that enable you to change different aspects of your website.
Remix is a modern glass version WordPress theme for music sharing websites, radio station, music blogs, artists, band, club, party and event. This music website template is compatible with WordPress 3.8, 3.9, 4 and suitable for building a one page or multipage website. It comes with a fully responsive layout built using 12-column grid system to ensure that your page will resize faultlessly on any screen sizes. On the other hand, you have the option to turn off the responsive mode of the theme. It is designed with retina ready icons and elements to ensure that your website will look stunning on HiDPi displays. Remix WordPress theme is offers unlimited layout options, Fullscreen Slider, Remix MS Video 7, numerous colors scheme (available on light and dark version), over 600 Google Webfonts, 7 Layered PSD, and a lot more.
Clubix is a beautiful WordPress theme that is perfectly suited for websites that promote Music, Events and Nightlife. It may also be used for online magazines, or other publications. This is the ideal theme for those with an outgoing, fun-loving personality. Clubix is the theme made for party-starters, and people who are not afraid to enjoy themselves. The overall design is impressive, complemented by a large number of useful features. A nifty radio and MP3 player was included, allowing users to access it from anywhere on the websites, thanks to the versatile shortcodes and widgets. There are 2 possible versions: large and normal. Editing and personalizing your page has never been easier, thanks to the Visual Composer Tool. It does not require any programming knowledge. You only need to drag and drop features in order to move them around, and organize your page as you see fit. This easy to use implementation will save you a lot of time.
Vocal is a stylish and flexible WordPress theme suitable for bands, DJ’s, music organizers, night club, concert or festival website. Everyone who loves music and wants to promote their music could use this theme to showcase their personal playlist, albums or music videos. Vocal music WordPress theme is fully responsive and resizes fittingly to all devices. Thus, you are assured that visitors could access your website regardless of the device or screen sizes they prefer to use. It is designed with retina ready graphic elements to make sure that your website will look stunning on HiDPi displays. This theme comes with 6 pre-defined color presets and has options to change background, links, hover selector colors. It also allows you to create as many page layouts as you want. It includes a supersize background slider that could instantly grab the attention of website visitors and add variety to your website.
Sonorama is a bold and trendy WordPress theme designed for music bands, professional deejays, singers and for any artist related with the music industry that wants to show their unique talent and sounds to the world. Sonorama is 100% responsive to let your website adjust slickly on any computer and handheld devices. Most aspect of this theme is pixel perfect to make your blog or portfolio look sharp and beautiful even on retina ready displays. This modern theme gives you the capability to build unlimited page layouts. Sonorama includes 16 pre-defined color styles in this theme package. All the elements in this theme are highly modularly so you can set up your layout page and shape it according to your needs and taste. Additionally, it includes a Visual Composer plugin to help you build page layouts without touching a single line of code. With its advanced customization settings, you can create infinite possibilities by modifying the navigation styles, customizing the background with colors, images, videos or patterns. Sonorama also allows you to incorporate 3D looking parallax backgrounds to every page sections of your music website.
Add spark to your events with this vivacious and beautiful theme. You can easily manage as well as promote any type of events with Evento WordPress theme.
Highlight your events in the event services section, share your event’s news, information and user experience in the blog section. Display the latest blogs in the Homepage to keep your users updated, share the great experience of your audience in the testimonials to attract more audience and visitors can also call you directly to book reservations through their mobile devices with the tap to call feature on the top right hand of the homepage. Grab this amazing WP template at an affordable price to rock and roll your events.
GoodDay is a clean and flexible WordPress theme perfect for promoting an artist, music or band. This theme comes with a custom admin panel and content composer that allow you to customize your theme according to your music website needs. This theme allows you to add audio and videos with the help its powerful shortcodes. Use its special animations and dynamic sliders to create engaging presentations about your band and your music. It provides tons of features that enable you to add a music gallery and a band portfolio.
If you are a musician, singer, or a professional guitarist and want to reach a mass audience then GuitarPlay WordPress theme is perfect for you.
Allow your audience to rate, comment, review, upload, sort and share your videos, you can sell your membership plan online and collect money through PayPal with inbuilt Member Pro plugin of this theme. In this way, you can protect your premium videos and tutorials from unsubscribed visitors. Ad Banner space in the theme let you earn extra money from Google Adsense or by promoting other artists on your website. Upload directly or embed videos from other video sharing websites. This WP template is very easy to use and supports all major video formats.
Speaker is a one page wordpress theme fit for music website, DJs and music lovers. This theme is user-friendly and easy to set up. Its responsive design and retina ready features make the theme more functional for the viewers. Customizing color schemes, background, layout and font styles can be done in easily, thanks to its extensive customization options. Speaker also has WooCommerce integration help you sell cd’s and other products online.