Recent Events

Georgetown University
United States

Future of Music Policy Summit 2015

October 26, 2015 - 9:00am - October 27, 2015 - 6:00pm
Get full details including schedule and registration information at   These are among the important issues facing musicians and composers in an evolving landscape for music. From local scenes to the global marketplace, from investment and innovation to policy and sustainability, there has never been a more important time for an open and honest discussion about the future of music. The 2015 Future of Music Policy Summit is where it all happens. This isn’t your typical music industry conference: Summit 2015 offers the most comprehensive look at the entire music ecosystem, what’s happening, what’s next and how musicians can make a difference. read more

Technology & the Entrepreneur

November 5, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Washington, DC
The Library of Congress’ Music Division and Science, Technology and Business Division present: Technofiles: Exploring How Technology Influences the Way We Create, Perform and Experience Music Technology & the Entrepreneur: The Ever-Evolving Landscape of the Music Industry Wednesday, November 5, 2014 7:30 pm | Montpelier Room, Madison Building (LM 619) Attend a discussion and networking session presented for a very wide group of stakeholder - musicians, producers, managers, engineers, booking agents - working where culture, creativity and commerce overlap.  read more

Future of Music Coalition Honors 2014

October 27, 2014 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Washington, DC
Drinks & Mingling 6:30 pm | Dinner & Performances 7:30 pm Individual tickets to the 2014 Future of Music Honors evening are now sold out. Contact Hannah at hannah [at] futureofmusic [dot] org with any questions. read more

Future of Music Policy Summit 2014

October 27, 2014 - 9:00am - October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm
Washington, DC
Thank you to all of our partners, sponsors, panelists, volunteers, staff and friends for making the 2014 Future of Music Policy Summit such a success! All of the mainstage panels and keynotes are now available on YouTube - check out the playlist below. read more

The Business of Music

June 21, 2014 - 10:00am - June 22, 2014 - 4:30pm
Los Angeles, CA
Thank you to all of our panelists and participants for an amazing weekend. Sign up for the FMC newsletter to get first word on upcoming events and workshops. Future of Music Coalition (FMC) and the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) present a new workshop focused on the unique needs and challenges of working musicians.

FMC at South by Southwest 2014

March 8, 2014 - 9:00am - March 16, 2014 - 11:59pm
It’s that time of year again! South by Southwest 2014 is just a few weeks away and FMC is ready to rock it. If you’re in Austin at SXSW anytime from March 8-16, be sure to track us down: Michael Bracy mbracy [at] btbv [dot] com Hannah Byam hannah [at] futureofmusic [dot] org Jean Cook jean [at] futureofmusic [dot] org Alex Maiolo alex [at] futureofmusic [dot] org Casey Rae casey [at] futureofmusic [dot] org read more

Future of Music Coalition Honors 2013

October 28, 2013 - 7:30pm - 11:00pm
Washington, DC
Future of Music Coalition Honors Reception & Dinner Monday, October 28th, 2013 The Future of Music Coalition Honors celebrates pioneers who have made meaningful contributions to the music community—especially those working directly with artists on the issues that matter most to them. This one-of-a-kind event highlights three categories of leaders who have demonstrated consistent commitment to music and social change. Help celebrate their service along with exciting music performances at the inaugural Future of Music Honors. read more

Future of Music Summit 2013

October 28, 2013 - 9:00am - October 29, 2013 - 6:00pm
Washington, DC
Thank you to all our sponsors, panelists, volunteers and other attendees for making Summit ‘13 a success!  Mark your calendars for Summit 2014: October 27-28! read more