Mark Your Convention Calendars
NONCOMMvention Rapidly Approaching
April 23, 2013 at 10:47 AM (PT)
There is more information about this year’s NON-COMMVENTION, but first:
ALL ACCESS and A&R WORLDWIDE have announced the dates for the third annual WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT. The highly anticipated "United Nations of Radio" is set to take place MAY 2nd-4th at THE ROOSEVELT 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 the agenda and other details.
The 13th annual NON-COMMVENTION returns again to PHILADELPHIA MAY 15th-17th and all the meetings and music will be held at the WXPN building, which also houses the WORLD CAFE LIVE venue.
Musician and industry legend DON WAS, president of Blue Note Records, will be featured in this year's NON-COMMversation with WXPN's DAN REED.
There will now be a WEDNESDAY Opening Night Party featuring SAM BEAM OF IRON & WINE plus DELLA MAE.
Acts performing include ROBERT RANDOLPH, OLMS FEATURING PETE YORN, PHOENIX, TOM JONES, MAVIS STAPLES, STEVE MARTIN & EDIE BRICKELL, NEKO CASE, TOM TOM CLUB, JOSH RITTER, FOXYGEN, DAVID WAX MUSEUM, THE RELATIVES, GABRIEL KELLEY, THE LAST BISON, THE LONE BELLOW, KOPECKY FAMILY BAND, MOUNT MORIAH, JOHN MURRAY, FREE ENERGY, THE WILD FEATHERS, JOSE JAMES, DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS, KURT VILE & THE VIOLATORS, WILD BELLE, LAURA MVULA and SALLIE FORD & THE SOUND OUTSIDE.
The THURSDAY NIGHT LATE NIGHT LOUNGE has been announced which will feature JAY FARRAR, JOSH ROUSE, JASON ISBELL and MARIE MILLER.
Founder/producer and WXPN/PHILADELPHIA OM/MD DAN REED has now announced the non-music Sessions:
THURSDAY, MAY 16th
-Community Engagement: Connecting Artists with Audiences
-Can Video Save the Radio Star?
-Community Radio Roundtable
Friday, May 17
-NON-COMMversation with Don Was
-The New Art of The Add
-The Music Meeting
Once again, SONGLINES is hosting the Music Meeting at the NONCOMMVENTION. This year’s meeting will take place on FRIDAY, MAY 17th. SEAN COAKLEY AND MELANIE SHRAWDER will be hosting the event. They are currently accepting song submissions and will do so until MAY 9th.
More details to be revealed.
The granddaddy of them all, The FMQB TRIPLE A CONFERENCE celebrates 21 years in 2013. The event will again be held in BOULDER, CO at the ST. JULIEN HOTEL & SPA AUGUST 7th-10th.
MICK MANAGEMENT’s MICHAEL MACDONALD will be the keynote this year, interviewed by WXRT/CHICAGO’s NORM WINER.
The first FOX THEATRE acts have been announced: PHOENIX, AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT, NEKO CAE, THE HEAD AND THE HEART, CITY AND COLOUR, THE WILD FEATHERS, LITTLE GREEN CARS, OZOMATLI and SAINTS OF VALORY.
The Fox side stage acts, so far, will be: JAMIE N COMMONS, FRANK TURNER, BOBBY LONG, KOPECKY FAMILY BAND and THE LONE BELLOW.
More details to be revealed.
The AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION has announced the dates for the 2013 AMERICANA FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE in NASHVILLE -- SEPTEMBER 18th-22nd.
Stay informed at www.americanamusic.org.