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    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Music Under New York: Stories From An Underground Culture
    43 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Timothy Higginbotham, Consultant, Music Under New York, MTA Program, Kuyimba, Inc.
    Jahstix Dadson, Musician
    Sean Grissom, Cajun Cello, MUNY Performer, Endpin Music Publishing
    William B. Johnson, Musical Director, Little Billy Entertainment (Drumadics)
    Simon Knoblauch, Drummer/Vocalist, Noble Media
    Meghan McGeary, Singer/Instrumentalist, Dagmar
    Natalia "Saw Lady" Paruz, Subway Musician
    Nicola Vazquez, Musician/Songwriter, Hot Cherry Records
    Jenneth Webster, Independent Consultant & Producer
    Heth Weinstein, Musician, Heth & Jed
    event::about  New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority's Music Under New York program has been producing music performances in the subway system for over 22 years in an ongoing music festival. Musicians at this panel will tell their stories and highlights from their experiences in this unique underground music culture.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Supurban: An Urban Genre Sounding Board With Some Superior Minds
    39 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Pete Rosenberg, DJ weekdays, 5am-10am, Hot 97
    Michael 'Sha Money' Clervoix, CEO, Dream Big Ventures
    Devo Springsteen, Producer; Owner, Astor Place Music
    John Forté, Artist/Entrepreneur, Theory 7 LLC
    Che Vicious, Producer/Creative Director, Aftermath Records/Kops & Robbers
    event::about  The state of the urban music genre is in flux and its players have a variety of opinions on its health. This meeting of the minds will table many tribulations while also shedding light on positive aspects of the genre's uncertain future.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    A Full-On Major (Label, Publishing, Management, Agency, Legal) Pitch Session
    98 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Elliot Groffman, Partner, Carroll, Guido & Groffman, LLP
    Marty Diamond, Head of The East Coast Music Division, Paradigm Talent Agency
    Evan Lipschutz, Senior Director, A&R, Mercury Records / IDJ
    Declan Morrell, Senior VP, Creative, Emi Music Publishing
    Randy Nichols, Manager, Red Light Management
    event::about  You know how soulless a pitch can be. Continuously sending your demo into a void can seem less than rewarding. But at this panel, don't expect to just play a demo - this is a full-on get-in-front-of-a-real-person-that-can-sign-you pitch session. And if you dare to pitch, you sure better have something fantastic to back up your act like sales, radio play, live shows, and online numbers - just to name some additional collateral. Be prepared to ante-up, and be ready for the truth.
     

     

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    So You Still Want A Major Label Record Deal? Here's The Truth'
    82 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Daniel Friedman, Attorney
    Traa Daniels, President, Ryot Entertainment Group; Bass Player, P.O.D.
    Andrew Keller, A&R, Columbia Records
    Leigh Lust, Artist Manager
    David Western, Artist, Highbench
    event::about  Believe it or not, there are major label deals still happening, but their components have changed greatly - not to mention the money going into them. This panel will get you up to speed on major label current affairs and how you can get in on the action.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Featured Speaker: Andrew W.K.
    189 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    event::about  When the personality precedes the music, who knows what you'll get on stage? Andrew W.K. has built himself as a living phenomenon - an artist who has made his work and music, a public evolution of personal expression, backed up with a celebratory, charged soundtrack of his own making. He's toured internationally, opened a mainstay music club in New York, produced releases from top artists, started his own record label, collaborated on a raucous sound and film collage called WHO KNOWS?, and recorded four full-length albums including his most recent release, 00 Cadillac. As a speaker, Andrew W.K. has transformed traditional lectures at institutions such as Yale, Carnegie Mellon and the Cooper Union into multi-platform "happenings,"

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Timeless Miles: 1959 - A Pivotal Year In Music
    39 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Ashley Kahn, Author/Journalist
    Rakim Allah, Rapper, Music Artist
    Erin Davis, Principal, Miles Davis Properties
    Jason Kibler, DJ Logic, Project Logic Inc.
    Andre Torres, Editor-In-Chief, Wax Poetics Inc.
    Vincent Wilburn, Jr., Musician/Producer, Miles Davis Properties LLC.; CEO Nefdrum Productions
    event::about  The definition of cool can be summed up in two words: Miles Davis. Explore this timeless musical genius; The greatest year in jazz, music, arts and culture with the 50th Anniversary of landmark recording Kind of Blue, the all-time best selling jazz record, and Sketches of Spain, the key Gil Evans collaboration, and how the cycle repeats itself and connects to the present.
     

     

    10:00 AM
    to 11:15 AM

    Growing Pains
    78 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel, College Day
    event::about  Who is your competition and what can you do to compete with them?

    11:30 AM
    to 12:45 PM

    Music Directors' Summit
    106 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel, College Day
    event::about  College radio's annual open-floor session to discuss today's most important issues. Bring questions.

    2:15 PM
    to 3:30 PM

    Making Executive Decisions
    58 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel, College Day
    event::about  How to train, focus and recruit the people who manage and run a radio station.
     

     

    1:00 PM
    to 2:00 PM

    Featured Speaker: Emmanuel Jal
    28 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    event::about  Fresh from recording his third album, WARchild, Sudanese hip-hop artist Emmanuel Jal will share his first-hand experience of being a child soldier for a rebel army in Sudan and how he imparts messages of social justice in music. He will discuss his heroic navigation of the injustices in Darfur and how he has learned to rap for freedom.

    2:15 PM
    to 3:30 PM

    HAIR
    64 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Galt Macdermot, Composer, HAIR
    Jim Rado, Co-creator, HAIR
    Plus members of the cast.
    event::about  Over 30 years ago, the musical HAIR hit Broadway with an innovative performance style that mirrored the 1960s cultural shift. Learn how the new creative team built upon this revolutionary model for HAIR's current award-winning revival and experience an unforgettable performance.

    3:45 PM
    to 5:00 PM

    Taking Back The Acoustic Performance: Featuring Fred Mascherino And Friends
    82 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Fred Mascherino, Artist
    Jarrod Gorbel, Artist; Musician, The Honorary Title
    Ace Enders, Artist
    event::about  An intimate and informal performance and discussion with former member of Taking Back Sunday's Fred Mascherino who has managed to creatively and successfully stay ahead of the game. Through authenticity with work and art, Fred is finding success in more ways than just the normal traditions of the music industry.
     


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