Recent Events

Future of Music Policy Summit 2009

October 4, 2009 - October 6, 2009
Washington, DC

DC Policy Day 2009

February 11, 2009 - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Scheduled just two weeks after the start of a new federal administration, FMC and National Geographic Music and Radio and National Geographic Live! presented a one-day event that will bring laser-beam focus to the core issues emerging in the courts, in Congress, at the FCC and the Copyright Office. Scheduled just two weeks after the start of a new federal administration, FMC and National Geographic Music and Radio and National Geographic Live! presented a one-day event that brought laser-beam focus to the core issues emerging in the courts, in Congress, at the FCC and the Copyright Office. read more

Big Shoulders Ball: Chicago Celebrates Change

January 19, 2009 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm
The Hideout and Interchange are thrilled to announce the Big Shoulders Ball: Chicago Celebrates Change. This celebration of citizen politics, independent music and Windy City civic pride took place on the eve of the presidential inauguration— Monday night, January 19 — at the Black Cat in Washington, DC. Chicago musicians unite to celebrate inauguration in DC The Hideout and Interchange are thrilled to announce the Big Shoulders Ball: Chicago Celebrates Change. This celebration of citizen politics, independent music and Windy City civic pride took place on the eve of the presidential inauguration— Monday night, January 19 — at the Black Cat in Washington, DC. Performances by: read more

FMC at Arts Presenters Conference 2009

January 9, 2009 - January 13, 2009
On January 9-13, 2009, FMC partnered with the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) and FTM Arts Law for the annual APAP conference. 2009’s event, “Conscious Connections,” took place at the Sheraton and Hilton Hotels in New York City. The three sessions FMC participated in looked at the basics of copyright, contracts and royalties, a best practices discussion/support group for folks who have encountered royalties and copyright issues in their presenting/producing work, and a policy update on where the copyright landscape is headed. read more
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Web.illish.us

November 19, 2008 - February 18, 2009
In 2008 and 2009, FMC teamed up with realizePhiladelphia, a non-profit group that promotes social causes through musical and educational events, to create web.illish.us: a multi-faceted web and live show effort to raise awareness about net neutrality and democratic access to the media. Proceeds from the web.illish.us events support FMC’s Rock the Net campaign. read more

Creative License: A Conversation about Music, Sampling and Fair Use

October 6, 2008 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Watch the archived webcast here! As part of a multi-part discussion series, FMC and media professor Kembrew McLeod (University of Iowa) hosted Creative License: a Conversation About Music, Sampling and Fair Use — a panel discussion that took place at The Public Theater in New York City on Monday, October 6, 2008 at 6:00 PM. read more