1:15 – 2:30 pm Songwriting Panel: Murphy’s Laws of Songwriting
Writing songs is it an art or a science, get the inside track on songwriting as a craft from Ralph Murphy, Author “Murphy’s Laws of Songwriting”
2:45 – 4:00 pm Agents and Talent Buyers: Touring Ideas Into Action
Touring and booking are the biggest balancing act for artists today. A lack of tour support and a tougher retail marketplace leaves the touring arena more attractive and crowded than ever. Join our professionals as they look at the future of artists on the road
4:00 – 5:00 pm Juke Box Jury: CD Listening Sessions
6:00 – 10:00 pm Opening Reception and Showcase: Lifetime Achievement Award Honoring – New Orleans Women in Music (NOWIM)
Friday, September 27
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
10:00- 11:15 am The Merchandising Game
Trending merchandising options to co-promote your brand
11:30 – 12:30 pm Media Techniques for the Digital World
Discover which media outlets work best for you and how to approach them. Journalists, publicists and radio programmers will discuss how to use publications, TV, radio and the Internet to your advantage.
12:00 – 3:00 pm QUITE PLEASE! Live Recoding Session with guest Producer II
Observe a veteran Producer(s) as they work with an artist/group to record in an open forum. The Mint performing arts venue serves as both a club venue and a recording studio giving the opportunity for in room observation as the recording session takes place. Quite Please, questions will be allowed at the end.
1:00 – 2:00 pm Murphy Laws of Songwriting - Critiquing Sessions II
1:00 – 2:00 pm [Educator Panel] Production Services Training
Nation and International discussion around the shortage of trained, knowledgeable production personnel in every aspect on the entertainment industry has fostered a discussion on what can colleges, high schools and independent program can do fill in the skills gap.
2:15 – 3:30 pm All in One, Modern Day Producer
They’re the creative’s who fine tune the hits, finish the job. What are the fundamentals of producing and creating a hit? What new challenges exist today that may not have been imagined 10 years ago? Joins us at this panel where we will be giving you the information you need from the producers who have consistently succeeded in breaking through.
3:45 – 5:00 pm Synch it Up: Licensing Your Music in TV, Film and Commercials
Getting your songs placed in TV, film, and commercials can fund your music organization and establish or advance your career. Learn how to make it happen from this panel of industry insiders.
4:30 – 5:30 pm Junk Box Jury – CD Listening Session
5:30 – 7:00 pm Cutting Edge Film Meetup
In conjunction with Louisiana Production Meetup – hosted by Wayne Douglas Morgan
Saturday, September 28
8:00 – 5:00 pm Registration
10:00 – 11:00 pm Artist Management, Promotions and Distribution
This panel of professionals will discuss essential industry components that help artists advance their careers with essential
11:15 – 12:30 pm A&R: Do You Have What Record Labels Are Looking For???
The A&R process has changed but the key questions of marketability, attitude and talent remained unchanged. This panel of record label executives will add their experience and business know how to answer the question
1:00 – 1:45 Keynote Address
2:00 – 4:00 Roundtable Discussions/one-on-one consultations
Roundtable discussions are small group discussions hosted by one music professional presenting a topic and answering questions of those attending. One-on-one Consultation sessions will be held to answer specific the questions of attendees.
Topics: Management, Promotions, Merchandising, Legal, Film, Getting Ready for the studio, Record label essentials, Recoding Engineering and more.
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