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Music 2.0: Tools + Tech for Musicians, Marketers + Managers: The 2011 Edition

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Music 2.0: Tools + Tech for Musicians, Marketers +...

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Boston + New England has an impressive number of companies creating tools and technologies to help promote and fund music projects. 

We also have a vibrant and diverse music community. 

It's time to better connect the two for the benefit of both. 

In May 2010, we held the first Music 2.0 event. With 200+ attendees, it was a terrific evening and something of a first for pulling together many of the music, tech, and event companies from Greater Boston. 

For 2011, we are going to have fewer companies presenting (so that each can have more time), quick updates from some companies that presented last year, and more time to meet friends new and old (read: networking!) and a chance for companies that are hiring to press the flesh with folks who are job hunting. 

Music 2.0: Tools + Tech for Musicians, Marketers, + Managers is Wednesday, April 20th at the Microsoft New England Research & Development Center at 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142 ( http://microsoftcambridge.com) from 6-9 PM. 

This year's event is again free, thanks to generous support and help from:

Join us for 10-20 minute presentations and Q&A with: 
* Matt Dyson, Blogger, Dysonsound + @dysonsound 
* Gary Eichhorn, Executive Director, Music + Youth Initiative 
Al MacDonald (alistairmacdonald.com + @F1LT3R), Co-Founder, Bocoup
* Chris Marstall (@marstall), Founder, Tourfilter + @tourfilter 
Patrick May, Agent, Skyline Music + President, Portland Music Foundation + @portlandMEmusic
* Jonathan Ostrow + Chris Taylor (@MicControlChris), Co-Founders, MicControl + @miccontrol
* Ryan Spaulding, Editor, Ryan's Smashing Life + @theRSL 
* Steve Theo (@realstevetheo), Owner, Pirate! + @piratepirate
* Marcus Whitney (@marcuswhitney) , Co-Founder + CTO of Moontoast + @moontoast
* Eric Ziering, CEO, ZMX Music 

Plus 5 minute updates from some of last year's presenter's, including: 
* Joe Berkovitz, President, Noteflight LLC,http://www.noteflight.com + @noteflight
* Brandon Casci, Founder, Loudcaster, http://loudcaster.com +@loudcaster
* Carl Jacobson @carljacobson, VP of Marketing, Nimbit + @nimbit 
Benjamin F. Maitland-LewisFounder / Executive Director, Sidehatch Entertainment Group, http://www.sidehatchentertainment.comhttp://www.wickedgoodscene.com,http://www.indieambassador.com + @IndieAmbassador
...and a chance to meet and network with a variety of musicians, marketers, technologists, and promoters as we all figure out what music 2.0 looks like for each of us. 
The hashtag is #music2

It's a terrific event for: 
* musicians of every genre (rock, hip hop, jazz, folk, classical, electronic, opera, etc.) 
* marketing folks from venues, arts organizations,  etc. 
* managers and agents
* investors
* members of the media
* promoters and presenters that work at venues, music organizations, etc.

If you'd like to join us, you MUST RSVP here on this Eventbrite page as I need to have a list of attendees for the security desk at Microsoft's building.  

This event is being produced by Charles McEnerney ( http://flavors.me/charlesmcenerney ) , Host + Producer of Well-Rounded Radio ( http://wellroundedradio.net + @wellroundedradi), Founder + Instigator of Musicians for Music 2.0 ( http://musiciansformusic2.com + @musicians4music ), and a marketing consultant ( http://www.linkedin.com/in/charlesmcenerney + 

...with big help from Trish Fontanilla ( http://about.me/trishofthetrade + @trishofthetrade ) + Caitlin Miller ( @calizmil ).

Directions by car + T. There is a parking lot beneath the building which costs $10 for the evening. 

Check in at the security desk in the lobby when you first come in. Then come up to the 11th floor. 

If you'd like to bring marketing hand-outs, CDs, or swag, feel free. I'll have a table for all to put information out. 

Feel free to bring still or video cameras to capture the event if you like. 



About Well-Rounded Radio

Well-Rounded Radio is a music interview audio podcast that features in-depth interviews with musicians from every genre and music industry thought leaders. Started in 2002 and based in Boston, Massachusetts, the series has featured more than 70 interviews and is listened to around the world. http://wellroundedradio.net and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/wellroundedradi   


About Bear Flag 

Bear Flag® Wine, a unique California wine with unexpected blends, was conceived by winemaker Beth Cutler. Rather than creating traditional wines, Beth openly flouted the winemaking rules to craft a series of wine blends that defy convention. The result is four distinctive blends – Bright White, Dark Red, Soft White and Smooth Red. For more information please visit our website at www.bearflagwine.com, or find us onTwitter, @bearflagwine and onFacebook.com/BearFlagWine.


About b.good

b.good is a 7-unit restaurant business that's on a quest to make fast-food "real." It's also a business started by two childhood best friends who opened their first restaurant in 2004 in Boston's Back Bay. The mission was, and still is simple -- make burgers and fries the way they should be...by people not factories. b.good has restaurants in Boston, Cambridge, Dedham, and Hingham.http://bgood.com


About Magners Irish Cider

Magners Irish Cider is a refreshing alternative to wine, beer and spirits made from 17 varieties of fresh apples.  It is made using natural ingredients with no added flavors, colors or sweeteners and is gluten-free. Magners is produced in Clonmel, Ireland, using the same recipe William Magner perfected back in 1935 and is the only genuine Irish cider available in the USA.  Try it over ice!! http://magners.com


About Microsoft New England Research & Development

The Microsoft New England Research & Development Center (NERD) is a research and software innovation campus located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The NERD vertical campus spans two buildings with its primary presence and conference center located at One Memorial Drive and a recently renovated and expanded space located at One Cambridge Center.  NERD is home to some of Microsoft’s most strategic teams including Microsoft Research New England, Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V), SharePoint Workspace, Microsoft Technical Computing, Microsoft Advertising, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office 365, and more.  NERD has become a hub of activity for the local tech community and has hosted more than 500 events and welcomed more than 40,000 visitors during the past two years. Visit us at http://microsoftcambridge.com and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/MSNewEngland .


About Notch Brewing

Notch Brewing was founded by brewer and beer industry veteran Chris Lohring, formerly of Boston's Tremont Brewery. In 2010, he launched Notch American Session Beer and began brewing only Session Beers -- beers lower than 4.5% ABV (alcohol by volume). All of Notch’s beers are based on historic and authentic beer styles, such as his Czech inspired Session Pils. Chris is an independent brewer -– he owns no facility -– instead brewing and collaborating with other breweries. He strongly believes in this collaborative approach, and currently brews in Ipswich, MA and Kennebunk, ME. http://notch.com


About Jamie Robertson

Jamie Robertson has 30 years of experience designing and deploying electronic systems for the music technology and entertainment industries. He served over 10 years as a director of research & development for Walt Disney Imagineering, introducing key technologies including the industry's first interactive digital audio system for roller coasters and theme park rides. Jamie has consulted with major music technology companies, designing hardware and software for milestone electronic musical instrument products, including the Synclavier Digital Music System, the Linn9000 drum machine and most recently a line of wireless musical keyboards for M-Audio. He has designed interactive exhibits for a number of museums, including the Boston Children's Museum and the New York Hall of Science. Jamie has a degree in physics and engineering, and is also an accomplished guitarist, composer and recording artist. http://robertsonics.com


About Sonos

Sonos® is the leading developer of wireless HiFi systems. The Sonos Multi-Room Music System is the first, wireless multi-room music system that lets you play all the music you want all over your house -– and control it all from the palm of your hand.  Sonos liberates the music stored on a computer so it can be enjoyed all over the house.  In addition, by partnering with audio services like iheartradio, Last.fm, Napster®, Pandora®, RadioTime, Rdio, Rhapsody®, SiriusXM Internet Radio, Spotify, Wolfgang’s Vault, and more, Sonos gives music lovers instant, computer-free access to millions of songs, thousands of radio stations, audiobooks, and more.  The award-winning Sonos Multi-Room Music System is available at more than 6200 retailers in over 65 countries worldwide; or direct from Sonos at http://sonos.com. Sonos is a privately-held company, headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA with offices in Cambridge, MA, Hilversum, Netherlands, Shenzen, China and Penang, Malaysia. 


About Vitamin Water

vitaminwater® is a great-tasting, nutrient-enhanced water beverage that has added electrolytes.  while most beverages are just about flavor and refreshment, vitaminwater  (#1 bottled water beverage in the united states) is about much more…each of the 12 different vitaminwater varieties have a unique combination of nutrients to deliver a specific benefit and are an excellent source of vitamin c and four essential b vitamins (b3, b5, b6, b12). http://vitaminwater.com


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1 Memorial Drive
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Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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