Sunset Sessions Set For This Week
NONCOMMvention announces first acts
February 8, 2012 at 1:48 PM (PT)
The 15th annual MICHELE CLARK’S SUNSET SESSIONS is set for FEBRUARY 16th-19th, 2012 at the RANCHO BERNARDO INN in SAN DIEGO. All the panels and performances have been announced. See you next week!
For complete details, visit www.sunsetsessions.org.
The 24th annual FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE will take place again in MEMPHIS FEBRUARY 22nd-26th, 2012. BOB LEFSETZ has been tapped as the keynote speaker to over 2,000 registered attendees. In addition, there are over 50 workshops, panel discussions and peer group meetings; 100+ industry exhibitors; a Lifetime Achievement Awards ceremony; and over 500 artist performances.
For more, visit www.folkalliance.org.
The 2012 SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST MUSIC AND MEDIA CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL is set to take place in AUSTIN, MARCH 9th-18th. Many of the acts have already been booked and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has been announced as a keynote speaker for the event.
Keep up at www.sxsw.com.
ALL ACCESS and A&R WORLDWIDE have announced the dates for the second annual WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT. The highly anticipated "United Nations Of Radio" is set to take place April 27th-28th, 2012 in LOS ANGELES at the W HOTEL in HOLLYWOOD.
Please, lock those dates into your calendar and budget for this must-attend event, now. With the great buzz from last year, Triple A programmers should seriously considering attending.
Visit www.WorldWideRadioSummit.com for more information.
The 12th annual NON-COMMVENTION returns to PHILADELPHIA MAY 17th-19th, 2012 and all the meetings and music will be held at the WXPN building, which also houses the WORLD CAFE LIVE venue.
A complete schedule of the 2012 event is in the works, but this year’s NON-COMMversation will be with blogger/instigator BOB LEFSETZ. Some of the music performers have also been announced including format veterans BRANDI CARLILE, SINEAD O'CONNOR and RUFUS WAINTWRIGHT, along with DIEGO GARCIA, DRY THE RIVER, JC BROOKS AND THE UPTOWN SOUND, LEE FIELDS and FATHER JOHN MISTY.
Early-bird registration details can be found at www.thetop22.com/non-commvention-2011/.
The granddaddy of them all, The FMQB TRIPLE A CONFERENCE celebrates 20 years in 2012. The event will again be held in BOULDER, CO at the ST. JULIEN HOTEL & SPA August 8th-11th, 2012. BONNIE RAITT has already been announced as the opening keynote Q&A!
Early-bird registration details can be found at registration.fmqb.com/.
The AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION has announced the date for the 2012 AMERICANA FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE in NASHVILLE SEPTEMBER 12th-15th, 2012.
Stay informed at www.americanamusic.org.