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Music Industry Summit

The Second Annual Ohio University Music Industry Summit will take place on Thursday, March 28, 2019. The Summit features an exclusive gathering of national and regional music industry leaders and artists for a day of informative panels and compelling interviews, a networking meet-up for panelists and registrants, and an evening showcase of music. Read press release here.
Registration will open on Monday, March 4 at noon. 

Summit Schedule:

10 a.m. Registration Bracelet Pickup Opens - Second Floor Baker University Center Theater
11 a.m. Welcome
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Nora Felder, Music Supervisor of Stranger Things; Moderator: Liz Pahl, Host of Life's Soundtrack Podcast
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.  Entrepreneurial Artists in the Making; Moderator: Eddie Ashworth, School of Media Arts & Studies
Blueprint Jonathan Vernon & Nick D'Andrea of Doc Robinson, Carly Fratianne, Maddy Ciampa & Courtney Hall of WYD
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Keynote Conversation: Chuck D; Moderator: Josh Antonuccio, School of Media Arts & Studies
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Building the Music Festival Industry in Ohio; Moderator: Tim Peacock, Director, Nelsonville Music Festival
Panelists: Debbie Branscom, Founder, Cincinnati Events Management; Marissa McClellan, Marketing Director,
PromoWest Productions Conor Stratton, Director, Good Guys Entertainment
 5:00 - 6:00 p.m  Sameer Gadhia of Young The Giant; Moderator: April Kulcsar, Tour Manager of Young The Giant, Joywave, and OAR
8:30 p.m. - Midnight Artist Showcase in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium
9 – 10 p.m. WYD
10 – 11 p.m. Blueprint
11 p.m. – 12 a.m. Doc Robinson
Make sure to follow the Ohio University Performing Arts and Concert Series for announcements!


Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Ohio University Music Industry Summit. Pre-registration is SOLD OUT, if interested in attending please register onsite at the Baker University Center theater starting at 10am on the day of the event Thursday, March 28th.

For Tickets just to the 
Music Summit Artist Showcase (stage door series) visit HERE

As a reminder:

Registration and possession of a conference wrist band assures you of priority access to:
  1. All panel sessions in Baker Center. *There will be limited physical seating in Baker Theater.  As such, theater seating for each session will provided on a “first come, first seated basis.”  Additional seating will be provided in three overflow spaces within Baker Center, where a simulcast of panel events will be provided for registrants. 
  2. Networking reception in CoLab beginning approximately at 6:00 pm
  3. Backstage concert showcase at Memorial Auditorium beginning at approximately 9:00 pm.

Registration bracelet pickup will open on Thursday, March 28 at 10:00 AM outside Baker Theater on the second floor of Baker University Center.

For further information, contact Josh Antonuccio at antonucn@ohio.edu
If you would like to request an ASL interpreter or other accommodation to attend this event, please contact ce@ohio.edu