Industry Out Loud: The Insider’s Guide to Artist Development and Booking Workshop
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Event Overview

Calling all artists, managers, bookers, promoters and anyone interested in gaining true insider knowledge about artist development and booking from music industry professionals! Don’t miss the Industry Out Loud: The Insider’s Guide to Artist Development and Booking workshop at Sarbez on Saturday, September 21 from 10am to 3pm. The workshop is free to all and features 13 industry professionals covering artist development, booking and “what’s in a name.” Presented by Sing Out Loud Festival and Sound Diplomacy.

Morning Panel – Artist Development
10:15am – 11:30am
Vinnie Fiorello, Member of Less Than Jake and Founder of Paper + Plastick Records
Pierce Freelon, Founder of Blackspace
Matthew Limones, Manager Artist & Label Relations at SoundExchange
Rachel Nigro, Project Manager at Omnian Music Group
Randy Ojeda, A&R Symphonic Distribution and CEO of Cigar City Management
Moderated by Ryan Murphy
The Artist Development panel will discuss the past and current state of artist development, where should artists invest their time and money, what does it take now to really “make it” in music and more. Audience Q&A session included.

“What’s in a Name” Talk
11:45am – 12:15pm
Speaker: Slim KuttaR

Afternoon Panel – Booking Artists
1:15pm – 2:30pm
Brittany Flores, President of Miami, South Florida, Jacksonville – U.S. Concerts at Live Nation
Dayna Frank, CEO and President of First Avenue Productions
Ian LaPlace, Executive Vice President, Senior Talent Buyer of Communion Presents
JD McCorkle, Booking Agent at New Frontier Touring
Ryan Murphy, Sing Out Loud Festival Coordinator, President of Huntsville Venue Group and Vice President of Facilities & Development for Communion Presents
Kevin Stone, Vice President, Programming at The Florida Theatre
Moderated by Dianya Markovits
The Booking Artists panel will discuss past and current trends in booking venues, festivals and tours, the advantages of having an agent and/or manager, how to get booked by venues, festivals and tours and how can artists avoid the politics and pitfalls of booking. Audience Q&A session included.

When & Where

  • From: Sep 21, 2019   10:00 AM
  • To: Sep 21, 2019 03:00 PM
  • Location: Sarbez

    115 Anastasia Blvd.
    St. Augustine, Florida, 32080

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