2nd Annual Hudson Valley Music Summit

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When you join us at the 2020 Hudson Valley Music Summit, you find yourself among 200+ Record Labels, Artist Managers, Booking Agents, Publicists, Journalists, and Musicians who share your desire to advance your career and bring music to fans.

We had a great time last year. The only thing was missing was you! If you see yourself as part of this group, reserve your seat now and be a part of it. Hudson Valley Music Summit. August 7, Kingston NY!

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2020 Advisory Board and Speakers

  • Doctor Dre, CEO, DoctorDre’s Fleshwound Broadcast Company
  • Lee Dannay, Head of A&R, Thirty Tigers
  • Chris Hardin, Owner, Hardin Bourke Entertainment
  • Sharon Tapper, CEO, Pivot Music Group
  • Lou Plaia, Founder, EVP Industry Relations, ReverbNation
  • Cheryl Engelhardt, Founder, CBE Music
  • Peter James, President and Chief Executive Officer, Manic Kat Records
  • Pati DeVries, Managing Director, Devious Planet Media
  • Jim Logrando, Founder, Craft Services
  • Michael Simon, President and CEO, Rumblefish/HFA
  • Josh Rabinowitz, Founder/Music Consultant, Brooklyn Music Experience
  • Leigh Henrich, Music Licensing Professional, Sweets & Pop Music
  • Thomas Valentino Esq, Valentino Law
  • Peter Shafran, Executive Producer, River Spirit Music
  • Mike Boris, Creative Director, Jaded Melody
  • Pete Mason, Promoter, PhanArt, Publisher, NYSMusic
  • Laurent Masset, Owner, Le Plan Recordings
  • David Avery, President, Powderfinger Promotions
  • Barry Heyman, Principal, Heyman Law
  • Ulf Oesterle, Founder, Aux Records
  • Geordie Gillespie, Co-Founder, Overt Music Group
  • Linda Lorence-Critelli, President, New York Chapter, GRAMMY’s
  • Alexandra Greenberg, Founder, Falcon Publicity
  • Dwayne McClary, Owner, Uplifted Consulting
  • Kevin Casini, Lawyer, Ecco Artists
  • Joe Conyers, Co-Founder, Songtrust
  • Rosemarie Tully, Attorney, Rosemarie Tully
  • Bryan Sharpe, Artist Manager, Hotep Jesus
  • Michelle Shocked, Singer Songwriter, Michelle Shocked
  • Adam Kahn, Bass Player, Manager, The Foxfires
  • Click to see last year’s speakers!

Featuring the Winners of Gorilla River’s Inaugural Music Video Film Festival!

Prepare to act on the latest developments you will learn over the course of 10 expert panels:

  • Industry Overview: Metrics and Trends
  • The Evolving Music Industry: Examining the Premise of What it Means to “Make It”
  • Hudson Valley Roundtable
  • Leveraging Technological Change as a Tool: The Digital Fan Relationship
  • What is the Role of a Publicist in 2020
  • Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
  • The Label Experience
  • Music Video Showcase
  • Entrepreneurship: Managing Your Assets
  • Examining the Key to Longevity in a Swiftly Changing Industry
  • Branding Yourself as an Artist
  • Managing the 21st Century Musician
  • Synch Licensing Roundtable
  • Unpacking the Implications of the Music Modernization Act
  • Publishing Update