This is it folks: the final five days before the 10th Anniversary Future of Music Policy Summit! FMC staff has been in high-gear for months now to make this our best conference yet, and we think we’ve done it!
Future of Music Newsletter: Policy Summit Edition | September 28, 2010
Panel discussion at 2009 Policy Summit
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Panelists and speakers
Summit10 brings musicians, managers, technologists, policymakers, media mavens, academics and industry experts for three days of informative and engaging discussions about the future of music. We want you to be part of the conversation.
We don’t want to belabor the point about how INCREDIBLE this year’s event is, but here are just some of the highlights:
Sunday, October 3 is musicians’ day, with presentations and interactive discussions on subjects ranging from fan analytics to direct-to-consumer case studies to the possible impact of health care reform on musicians. Artists and music entrepreneurs are sure to welcome Ariel Hyatt, who will present her sought-after “master class” on music marketing and social media on Sunday morning.
Musician scholarships are going fast!
On Monday and Tuesday, programming will include presentations, interviews, and panel discussions about the future of the music industry, government’s role in sustaining creative communities, artists as cultural ambassadors, and the viability of music delivery moving to “the cloud.” In addition, attendees will choose from nearly a dozen “supersessions” on topics ranging from copyright issues to artist activism. Each day wraps with a cocktail party, and many attendees will head over to the Black Cat Monday, October 4 for an all-star benefit concert (on-sale tomorrow at www.blackcatdc.com).
Check out what the FMC crew is looking forward to most about Summit10!
Kristin Thomson | Casey Rae-Hunter | Nicole Duffey | Jem Bahaijoub | Brian Reardon
And speaking of the rock show…
You can probably tell that we’re very excited about this once-in-a-lifetime concert experience!
Future of Music Coalition and Air Traffic Control Present:
Dear New Orleans - A Benefit Concert
Monday, Oct. 4, 2010
Since Hurricane Katrina, a diverse group of musicians have headed to the cradle of American music to learn firsthand about efforts to rebuild and sustain this vital city and its music communities. To mark the five-year anniversary of Katrina and the floods, dozens of these musicians have contributed to the critically-acclaimed compilation, Dear New Orleans. The album benefits nonprofits working to support the region’s unique musical and cultural traditions and to protect and restore crucial environment and community resources. This D.C. show pays tribute to the city of music with one-of-a-kind collaborations between album artists and celebrated New Orleans musicians.
Damian Kulash of OK Go
Jenny Toomey & Franklin Bruno
Jonny 5 of Flobots
Wonderlick (and half of Too Much Joy!)
Crossover Clarinetist Mariam Adam
Plus special guests!
This is gonna be one of the hottest ticket at Summit10, and it’s not gonna be webcast, so grab your tickets now!
Purchase Dear New Orleans here.
Get the VIP Experience
In conjunction with our 10th Anniversary Policy Summit, FMC along with Air Traffic Control, present our own unique VIP music experience.
$100 Doubloons package includes a ticket to the show ($20 value), two drink tickets, and an exclusive opportunity to meet some of the artists during soundcheck.
$250 King Cake package includes a ticket to the show, two drink tickets, VIPaccess to soundcheck, plus a copy of Dear New Orleans CD, and a show poster signed by performing artists.
Come witness the pre-show creative process in action, and help to revive the Crescent City’s legendary music community!
Grab your VIP packages here!
Full list of Policy Summit speakers and presenters (wow!):
Help Us Help More Musicians
This is our biggest Summit yet, and we want the room to be PACKED, so get on the horn and spread the word. Facebook. Twitter. Blast your friends. We’ve got a page with all kinds of tools (except crop circles) to help you help us tell the world.
Hope to see you in D.C.!
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