May 9, 2011 at 12:35 PM (PT)
The 11th annual NONCOMMVENTION is just two weeks away now -- MAY 19th-21st -- and is once again presented by WXPN/PHILADELPHIA, in conjunction with Top22.com. 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 -- KEB’ MO’ has just been added to the list that includes BEN HARPER, 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 and MELANIE SHRAWDER.
Get complete details on the NONCOMMVENTION home page.
Triple A Conference In Boulder This Summer
Details are continuing 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 EDWIN MCCAIN, HUGO AND REBECCA PIDGEON have just been added to the performance line-up that already includes BODEANS, JAMES MCCARTNEY, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, BURLAP TO CASHMERE, MARC BROUSSARD, THE BELLE BRIGADE, JEFF BRIDGES, LISSIE, BOBBY LONG, JOSEPH ARTHUR, SCARS ON 45, JOHN BUTLER TRIO, BRANDI CARLILE, DEVOTCHKA, FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, MATT NATHANSON,TROMBONE SHORTY and NEEDTOBREATHE as the acts that have been confirmed.
Look for more details to be announced soon.