Triple A Conventions Update
March 30, 2011 at 8:58 AM (PT)
The 11th annual NONCOMMVENTION is set for MAY 19th-21st -- once again presented by WXPN/PHILADELPHIA, in conjunction with Top22.com. The gathering focuses on the concerns and issues of the public-radio segment of the Triple A community and this year it will be held at the brand new WORLD CAFE LIVE AT THE QUEEN in downtown WILMINGTON, DE.
In addition to informative sessions and presentations (see 3/1 story here), there will be plenty of artist performances.
BEN HARPER has just been added to the artist roster that includes THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA, JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE, THURSTON MOORE, MATT NATHANSON, TODD SNIDER, THE HEAD AND THE HEART, REBECCA PIDGEON, SEAN ROWE, THE WHITE BUFFALO, DYLAN LEBLANC, BRIGHT EYES, THE JAYHAWKS, JUNIP, OVER THE RHINE, G. LOVE, DEVOTCHKA, NEW YORK DOLLS, JAMES MCCARTNEY, JOHN POPPER AND THE DUSKRAY TROUBADOURS, SARAH JAROSZ and THE SAM ROBERTS BAND.
Keynote conversations are also planned with ROBBIE ROBERTSON and CLIFF BURNSTEIN.
Further, "Sound Opinions" hosts GREG KOT and JIM DEROGATIS are to guest at SONGLINE’s annual Music Meeting session hosted by SEAN COAKLEY.
Get complete details on the NONCOMMVENTION home page [www.thetop22.com/non-commvention-2011/]
Details are now begging to emerge for the 3rd annual FMQB TRIPLE A CONFERENCE, held at the ST. JULIEN HOTEL AND SPA in BOULDER, CO, AUGUST 10th-13th. For the 19th year, the Triple A community at-large will gather to discuss the issues facing the format and to watch both established artists and newcomers in variety of settings.
COLLECTIVE SOUNDS’S new label head TOM "GROVER" BIERY will be the keynote interview to kick things off on WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON (8/1).
Plus JOHN BUTLER TRIO, BRANDI CARLILE and NEEDTOBREATHE are the first acts to be confirmed.
Look for more to be announced soon.