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Relix To Bring Industry Professionals Together For Inaugural Live Music Conference

Relix has announced their first-ever Live Music Conference, set to take place on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Brooklyn Bowl in New York. The one-day event will bring the leading figures in today’s industry to shed light on the fast-paced and ever-changing live music business. The Relix Live Music Conference will feature panels and discussions covering subjects related to venues, festivals, publicity and management, presentations on technology and non-profits, plus a keynote with two of live music’s most legendary promoters. The conference will serve as the coming together of all the pieces and people that help bring a live show to life, providing opportunities for networking, discussion and education.

Moderators include Kirk Peterson (Brooklyn Bowl/ The Capitol Theatre/ LOCKN’), Mike Greenhaus (Relix Media Group), Jake Szufnarowski (Rocks Off), and Dean Budnick (Relix Media Group), with presentations from Andy Bernstein (Headcount), Justin Bolognino (META.is), and so many more.

Speakers include Michael Dorf (City Winery), John Moore (Bowery Presents), Jim Glancy (Bowery Presents), Don Strasburg (AEG), Josh Knight (Monterey International, INC), Ken Weinstein (Big Hassle Media), Emma Matthieson (Brooklyn Bowl/ The Capitol Theatre/ LOCKN’), Kevin Calabro (Calabro Music Media & Royal Potato Family), Rebecca Shapiro (Shore Fire Media), Jonathan Azu (Red Light Management), Mike Martinovich (Red Light Management), Mike Luba (Madison House Presents), Patrick Jordan (Red Light Management), Stef Scamardo (Hard Head MGMT), Dave Frey (LOCKN’), Jay Sweet (Newport Folk Festival), Dan Berkowitz (CID), Janine Small (Janine Small, PLLC), Robin McNicol (Superfly), and more.

To close the evening, there will be a very special conversation with Relix founder Peter Shapiro (Dayglo Ventures) and Ron Delsener (LN NY) moderated by David Fricke (Rolling Stone), followed by a happy hour, and performance from The Meat Puppets and Mike Watt & The Secondmen.

Tickets, which go on-sale this Friday, March 10th at 12PM ET, include a full day of panels, lunch, happy hour, admittance to The Meat Puppets and Mike Watt & The Secondmen at Brooklyn Bowl and a one-year subscription to Relix Magazine. More information available here.

See below for the full schedule:

9 AM – Doors (Light breakfast + Coffee)
9:30 – 10:15 AM – Talent Buying Panel:
– Moderator: Kirk Peterson (Brooklyn Bowl/ The Capitol Theatre/ LOCKN’)
– Speakers: Michael Dorf (City Winery), John Moore (Bowery Presents), Jim Glancy (Bowery Presents), Don Strasburg (AEG), Josh Knight (Monterey International, INC)
10:20 – 11:05 AM – Publicity Panel:
– Moderator: Mike Greenhaus (Relix Media Group)
– Speakers: Ken Weinstein (Big Hassle Media), Emma Matthieson (Brooklyn Bowl/ The Capitol Theatre/ LOCKN’), Kevin Calabro (Calabro Music Media & Royal Potato Family), Rebecca Shapiro (Shore Fire Media), Jonathan Azu (Red Light Management)
11:10 – 11:25 AM – Activism: presentation by Andy Bernstein (Headcount) 11:30 – 11:45 AM – Ticketing: presentation by Josh Baron (Songkick) 11:45 – 12:45 PM – Break for lunch
12:55 – 1:40 PM – Management Panel:
– Moderator: Jake Szufnarowski (Rocks Off)
– Speakers: Mike Martinovich (Red Light Management), Mike Luba (Madison House Presents), Patrick Jordan (Red Light Management), Stef Scamardo (Hard Head MGMT)
1:45 – 2:00 PM – Technology: presentation by Justin Bolognino (META.is)
2:05 – 2:50 PM – Festivals Panel: Presented by Ascend Insurance Brokerage
– Moderator: Dean Budnick (Relix Media Group)
– Speakers: Dave Frey (LOCKN’), Jay Sweet (Newport Folk Festival), Dan Berkowitz (CID), Janine Small (Janine Small, PLLC), Robin McNicol (Superfly)
2:55 – 3:40 PM – Keynote: Presented by Access Industries
A conversation with Peter Shapiro (Dayglo Ventures) and Ron Delsener (LN NY) moderated by David Fricke (Rolling Stone)
4 – 6:00 PM – Happy Hour
6:00 PM – All attendees are invited to attend The Meat Puppets and Mike Watt & The Secondmen at Brooklyn Bowl