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Music Industry Summit
April 9-10, 2024

Music Industry Summit

Premier Music Industry Conference in the Midwest

Each year, the Ohio University Music Industry Summit features an exclusive gathering of prominent artists and music industry leaders for informative panels and compelling interviews, as well as networking and learning opportunities, performances, and more for registrants.

The Summit is open to both students and professionals at no cost, with both in-person and virtual options. 



Save the Date

April 9-10, 2024

Mark your calendar for the 6th annual event: Tuesday, April 9, and Wednesday, April 10, 2024, on OHIO's Athens Campus with a virtual option available. The 2024 lineup of artists and guests will be continue to be announced on an ongoing basis. Registration for the Summit is now open for free for anyone. 

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2024 Artist Announcement

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Jason Isbell

Four-time Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, and guitarist Jason Isbell will give a featured artist keynote during the day programming on Wednesday, April 10. He will also perform our Closing Night Concert that evening at Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium. Learn More

On-Demand Sessions

Conversations from the past three Summits are available for on-demand viewing. Relive hearing from these inspiring artists and industry leaders like Run the Jewels, Derek Ali, Phoebe Bridgers, Saba, CAAMP, FINNEAS, Ken Ehrlich, Michelle Zauner, Noelle Scaggs, Maggie Phillips, Talib Kweli, mxmtoon, Chris Messina, and many more! A wide range of topics have been covered from web3 and AI to social media strategies to music supervision, and much, much more! A few highlights are below or, if you can't get enough, follow the link below for more. 

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Past Artists and Speakers

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Run the Jewels

Running Run The Jewels - Killer Mike, El-P, and managers Amaechi Uzoigwe and Will Bronson discuss the creative and business strategies behind one of music's most adventerous music duos. Moderated by Josh Antonuccio. Watch Session

Phoebe Bridgers

Phoebe Bridgers

Keynote Artist Conversation: Phoebe Bridgers and NPR Music Tiny Desk Creator/Host Bob Boilen. Watch Session

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Keynote Artist Conversation: FINNEAS and Grammys Producer Ken Ehrlich. Watch Session

St. Vincent

St. Vincent

Keynote Artist Conversation: St. Vincent and Grammys Producer Ken Ehrlich. Watch Session

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