MusicPreneur is a three part speaker series dedicated to empowering music-minded entrepreneurs and young entertainment professionals to change the future of music through their careers and entrepreneurial endeavors. Each event will explore challenges and opportunities in the music industry through networking time, a panel discussion with Q&A and a “Resource Village” of partners for young professionals and entrepreneurs. In its third year, the series is a partnership between the Nashville Entrepreneur Center's Project Music, YEP (Young Entertainment Professionals) and the Mayor's Music City Music Council.
MusicPreneur Session 3, Tuesday, September 13, 5:30p-7:30p:
Tech-Yea: How Tech is Changing Access to Music
Technology is enabling faster, more frequent releases, enabling more music engagement than ever and providing new opportunities for artist discovery. Panelists will discuss how artists and labels are using tech to break the traditional release model, engage fans and market themselves while challenged by shrinking margins and smaller revenue streams.
Moderator: Heather McBee (Nashville Entrepreneur Center, VP, Accelerator Programming),
Panelists: John Marks (Global Head of Country for Spotify) Jon Loba (EVP, Broken Bow Music Group) and artist duo Walker McGuire.