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INDUSTRY PANELS

Been There, Done That! Here from Seasoned Professionals

Description: Hear from music pros on what they do to stay relevant in the music industry today. Musicians wear many hats, either as a hired gun, session player, along with other jobs in the music industry.

Date:  Friday, Sept 23rd. 2016 - Rusty Rudder - Stage "C"

Time: 11:30am - 1pm

Paul Cullen - Former bassist for Bad Company
Keith Mack - guitar player for Scandal, hired hand for Cyndi Lauper & Cher
Tommy Alderson - guitar tech for Deep Purple
Matt Holmes - Musician/Songwriter/Manager
Lenny Sasso - June Divided / Live Nation Light Designer

Legal, Intellectual Property Rights, Licensing & Publishing

Description: Legal, Intellectual Property Rights, Licensing & Publishing. Discussion will include the new copyright laws that will be in effect, the reality of getting song placement and knowing your rights.

Date: Friday, Sept 23rd. 2016 - Rusty Rudder - Stage "C"
 
Time: 1:30pm - 3pm

Deborah Mannis-Gardner - DMC Clearances
Barry J. Heyman, Esq. - Heyman Law
Paula Savastano - SSA Music

Fan Engagement

Description: Where are our fans? How do we get them and keep them via digital interactivity on social networks? Attendance at live shows, track your fans, ways to develop new fans.

Date: Friday, Sept 23rd. 2016 - Location: Rusty Rudder - Stage "C"

Time: 3pm-5pm

Bram - IndieHitMaker
Dustin Dellinger - Junto Music
Kenny Pete - RiveVideo
Vanessa Ferrer - InFocus Artist Management / Merch Cat
Krisitn Grant - Westcott Consulting
Lou Plaia - Reverbnation
David Garman - Carousel Kings

The Music Makers in the Studio! - Song Critique


Description: crafting and recording great songs, a submitted song will be played and the panel will discuss the recording, songwriting, arrangements, performance and offer their comments on how to improve the song, point out great things and offer ideas to the artists.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 24th 2016 - Location: Rusty Rudder - Stage "C"

Time: 11:30am - 1pm

Jim Ebert - Ebert Audio
Vic Steffens - Horizon Music Group/Elm City
Ron DiSilvestro - Forge Recording
Dr. Louis Anthony deLise - deLise Studios
Dick Hodgin- Oceola Studios
Jeremy Hebbel - Gable Music Ventures
Bhauraw Avhad - 1 Take Records

Talent Buyers

Description: Discussions will include booking out of market, festivals and the reality of Touring as an indie band.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 24th 2016 - Rusty Rudder - Stage "C"

Time: 1:30pm - 3pm

Jim Thorpe - DVT Entertainment
David Silbaugh - Summerfest
Vince Volz - DVT Entertainment
Lou Plaia - Reverbnation
Ron Bauman - Connie's Ric Rac/ Milk Street Marketing
RW Griswold - Riverside Odds (Musician/Tour Manager)
Jeremy Weiss - The CI Companies / Launch Music Conference

State of the Music Industry: Artist Development & Management

Description: discussion on artist development through management, indie labels, touring/booking. Find out what is working currently in the industry, how to develop an artist in today's market.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 24th 2016 - Rusty Rudder - Stage "C"

Time: 3pm-5pm

Paul Sacksman
Rick Goetz - Musicconsultant.com
Drew Davis - Doc Magee Management
CM Carroll - Toil Records
Jim Thorpe - DVT Entertainment
Suzanne Paulinski - The Rock/Star Advocate
Brianna ‘BreezyB’ DeMayo - Exclusive Public
Andrew Zell - CI Records

MENTORING

Friday September 23rd

Location: Rusty Rudder - Trade Show Room

Time: 12pm - 2pm ( 2 hr Session )

Bram - Indie HitMaker
Vic Steffens - Horizon Music Group/Elm City
Vanessa Ferrer - Merch Cat

Time: 1pm - 3pm ( 2 hr Session )

Dr. Louis Anthony deLise - deLise Studios
Suzanne Paulinski - The Rock/Star Advocate
Paul Sacksman

Time: 2pm - 4pm ( 2 hr Session )

Kurt Schmel - SSA Music
Kristin Grant - Westcott Consulting
Vince Volz - DVT Entertainment
Jeremy Hebbel - Gable Music Ventures
Bhauraw Avhad - 1 Take Records

Saturday, September 24th

Location: Rusty Rudder - Trade Show Room

Time: 12pm - 2pm ( 2 hr Session )

Dr. Louis Anthony deLise - deLise Studios
Kurt Schmel - SSA Music
Lou Plaia - Reverbnation
Vanessa Ferrer - Merch Cat

Time: 1pm - 3pm ( 2 hr Session )

Ron DiSilvestro - Forge Recording
Kristin Grant - Westcott Consulting
Andrew Zell - CI Records