If you follow this blog, you know that FMC spends a lot of time thinking about metadata, a shorthand term that can mean a lot of things including the information about who wrote a song, or who played on a recording. We’ve looked at the problems from different angles, examined the wide range of possible solutions, and attended metadata conferences. This month’s Future of Music Policy Summit will have some special sessions that tackle metadata, so we asked FMC’s director of programs Jean Cook six questions about the topic.
October 27, 2014 - 9:00am - October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm
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.
Washington, D.C.—Future of Music Coalition (FMC) (http://futureofmusic.org), a national education, research, and advocacy nonprofit for musicians, is to announce the Future of Music Summit, which takes place at Georgetown University in Washington, DC on October 28-29, 2013.
2013 marks the 12th Future of Music Summit, which will again be held at Georgetown University (http://www.georgetown.edu) in Washington, D.C. for academics, entrepreneurs, fans, lawyers, managers, marketers, musicians, policy makers, students, and technologists. read more
Washington, DC— Future of Music Coalition (FMC) is thrilled to announce the inaugural Future of Music Coalition Honors, to be held Monday, October 28, 2013 at The Hamilton Live in Washington, DC. For thirteen years, FMC has worked to promote collaboration between artists and other stakeholders whose passion and dedication help shape the future of the music community. This one-of-a-kind event highlights three categories of leaders who have demonstrated consistent commitment to music and social change.
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
DC area music organizations Listen Local First and Metro Music Source co-hosted the Future of Music Summit kickoff party on November 12 at the Dunes following a pho (and fun) filled dinner at Pho 14 in Columbia Heights.
The party at The Dunes featured performances from local musicians including singer-songwriter Dan Fisk, jazz/bluegrass duo Bumper Jacksons, Michael Shereikis of afropunk band Chopteeth and Grammy-nominated hip hop artist Chrystylez Bacon.
Attendees mingled and sipped cocktails in the open space at The Dunes and discussed the plans for the highly anticipated Future of Music Summit.
[…]A few weeks ago, Lowery gleefully confronted supporters of the bill with this argument at the Future of Music Coalition Conference, which led bill sponsor, Senator Ron Wyden, to hit back and claim that, as one of the strongest defenders of the First Amendment, he’d never support a bill that took away free speech rights. He promised Lowery that he’d review the specific language of the bill, and if there were any interpretations that impacted free speech rights, he’d fix them. […]