Daily Brainstorming Sessions with Industry Pros at the Fest
Come talk with us about what YOU want, when ya want on whatever Music Industry related topics that interest you. Attend one, two or as many individual categories as you like for three full days! Attendees can receive hands-on advice,.... Career Critique, Products Critique, Recording, Publishing, Plugging, Legal, Records, Duplication, Distribution, Radio, Video, Broadcasting, Shop, Management, Promotions, Productions...
The Music Row Best Western will host music industry information tables, networking areas, and training sessions from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, October 5-7 at 1407 Division Street Nashville, Tennessee 37203. For the first time, members of the general public can register separately to attend one-on-one brainstorming sessions with music industry professionals.
Mentors for this year's festival will include Fred Vail, Lisa Aschmann, Regina Carter-Boy, Ron Eckerman, Stephen Foster, Amanda Andrews, Jo Crowe, David Lowry, Pam Gunn, Kim Copeland, Janelle Angel, David Wray, Phil Brown, and Vinny Ribas.
Music industry exhibitors and sponsors include Kim Copeland Productions, Crowe Entertainment, producer Ron Eckerman (author of the new book "Turn It Up"), Indie Connect, Mind Coup, Musik and Film, Nashville Music Guide, National Media Group, Out of the Box Records, music industry attorney David Ray, Tennessee Songwriters Association, Top Notch Entertainment, Treasure Isle Recording, Tri Star Entertainment, and Whiting Publicity & Promotions to name a few,,,.
Songwriters can also introduce their new songs by performing at a special "open mic" stage located between Demonbreun and Division streets. "The 'Independent Music Fest' is a wonderful career-building opportunity for artists and songwriters at all levels," said Cornelius "Popcorn" Robertson, founder and coordinator of the festival. "More than 100 community & industry volunteers will donate their time and resources to make this possible. Shows are open to the public."
Mentoring registration with one-on-one mentoring sessions with music industry professionals for $25 per day. $45 for 2 days or $65 for all three! To register or for more information about the "Independent Music Fest", http://www.independentmusicfest.org/public.htm , send an email inquiry to Popcorn@IndependentMusicFest.org, or call (615) 424-1491.