September 30, 2011
GRAMMY GPS Fest
Location: Hi Tone, 1913 Poplar Avenue
Time: Doors at 7pm
Bands:Â GIVERS,Â Cities Aviv,Â GR Robinson,Â Kruxe
Admission: FREE with GRAMMY GPS admission, $10 just for the show
October 1, 2011
GRAMMY GPS: A Road Map For Todayâ€™s Music Biz
Location: Stax Music Academy, 926 East McLemore Ave
Time: Registration at 11am
Keynote speaker:Â Daniel Glass, Glassnote Records
After many years in top executive roles at labels such as Chrysalis, SBK, EMI, Rising Tide, Universal and Artemis, Daniel Glass launched Glassnote Entertainment Group in 2007. With its communal spirit, exquisite mix of artists and musically driven management team, the company’s commitment to true artist development is proving successful. In April of 2010, Glassnote Records made history by becoming the first independent label to have four artists in the top ten of theBillboardÂ Heatseekers Album Chart and in 2011, Glassnote Records was named Best Indie Label byÂ Rolling StoneÂ magazine.Glassnote Records is the proud home of Secondhand Serenade, GRAMMY-winning Phoenix, Justin Nozuka, The Temper Trap, GRAMMY-nominated Mumford & Sons, Two Door Cinema Club, Kele (of Bloc Party), Royal Bangs and GIVERS.
Panel topics include:
Sink Or Swim: Surviving The Indie Landscape
Direct Connect: Social Media and Direct To Fan Strategies for the Emerging Artist
Pitching and Placing: Music For Film and TV
Your Bottom Line: Alternative Funding Sources
Here’s Your Chance: Demo Critique
Art of the Craft: Producers & Engineers Wing panel
Confirmed panelists include (more TBD):
Maureen Crowe, Music Supervisor
Daniel Glass, Glassnote Records- keynote Speaker
Al Kapone, Lyric Financial
J Kevin Lamb- Peermusic
Wayne Leeloy, Topspin
David Macias, Thirty Tigers
DJ Swivel, engineer
Jonathan Poneman, Founder, Subpop- panelist
Vlad Vukicevic- RochetHub
Billy Zero, DJ Boy Records
Admission: FREE to Recording AcademyÂ members, $35 non members
Memphis Music Foundation Plug-In
Description: The Memphis Music Foundation will hold their Plug-In eventÂ in conjunction with GRAMMY GPS.
Location: Stax Museum
GRAMMY GPS Closing Party
Location: Ernestine & Hazelâ€™s, 531 S. Main St.
Time: Doors at 8pm
Bands: Skewby, more TBA
Admission: FREE with GRAMMY GPS admission, $10 just for show
Register for GRAMMY GPSÂ HERE.
Submit yourÂ music for the Here’s Your Chance: demo ReviewÂ HERE.
*All of theseÂ events are FREEÂ for Recording Academy members.Â Non-members can purchaseÂ a conference pass for $35 for entrance to all events.