Events Calendar

Festival Keynote 2014 MN Music Summit

Sponsored by 89.3 The Current

MN Music Coalition
When
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Various
MN
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  1. Listen Interview with Ellen Stanley and Charlie Van Stee

89.3 The Current is proud to partner with the Minnesota Music Coalition (MMC) to present the 2014 MN Music Summit April 10-12 in downtown St. Paul. An all-ages festival for artists, fans & music geeks, the summit will include free workshops, industry panels, networking events, concerts (featuring GRRRL PRTY, The Honeydogs, Southwire, Van Stee and more) and a keynote address at MPR's UBS Forum on Friday, April 11th at 11 am with Casey Rae of the DC-based Future of Music Coalition and a special introduction from The Current's Jim McGuinn. For the full MN Music Summit schedule, please click here.

Tickets for the April 11th keynote address are free but must be reserved in advance.

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014

6-8 p.m. - Social Hour - Summit Brewery (910 Montreal Circle)
Musicians and fans mingle with DJs, record labels, agents and the industry's top movers and shakers over free beer and pizza.

FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014

11 am-12 p.m. - Keynote Address - Minnesota Public Radio's UBS Forum (480 Cedar Street - top floor)
Casey Rae of the D.C.-based Future of Music Coalition with introduction by Jim McGuinn of 89.3 The Current.

Reserve a spot for the Keynote Address »

1-2 p.m. - Workshop: "How to Protect Your Work in the Era of Free Downloads" - McNally Smith College of Music (19 Exchange St. - Rm 226)
Industry panel discussion about how to protect and promote your work in the digital age with Casey Rae & others

2-3 p.m. - Speed Mentoring Sessions - McNally Smith College of Music (19 Exchange Street - Atrium)
Sign up for 15-minute sessions with Minnesota's top industry professionals, getting advice on a variety of topics—booking, promotions & legal issues.

3-4 p.m. - Workshop: "Creative Collaborations" - McNally Smith College of Music (19 Exchange Street - Rm 226)
Artists talk about cross-genre creative collaborations.

6:00 p.m. - Happy Hour - Amsterdam Bar & Hall (6 W. 6th Street)
Continue the conversation with panelists and fellow musicians over drinks & frites in the front bar.

7:00 p.m. - Doors Open - Amsterdam Hall Bar & Hall (6 W. 6th Street
Doors open for evening concert on the main stage in the back hall. Suggested donation for concert: $10

7:30-10:00 p.m. - Concert - Amsterdam Bar & Hall (6 W. 6th Street)
All-ages concert with GRRRL PRTY, Van Stee & others.

SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014

Sponsored by Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

1-2 p.m. - Workshop: "Legal Issues & Music Licensing in Film" - McNally Smith College of Music (19 Exchange Street - Rm 70)
Premier entertainment lawyers Ken Abdo and Dan Satorius bring their SXSW panel to St. Paul.

2-3 p.m. - Speed Mentoring Sessions - McNally Smith College of Music (19 Exchange Street - Atrium)
Sign up for 15-minute sessions with Minnesota's top industry professionals, getting advice on a variety of topics—booking, promotions & film/TV placement.

3-4 p.m. - Workshop: "Composing for Film - McNally Smith College of Music (19 Exchange Street - Rm 70)
Film composer Adam Conrad talks about the creative and business aspects of composing for the film and television.

6:00 p.m. - Happy Hour - Amsterdam Bar & Hall (6 W. 6th Street)
Continue the conversation with panelists and fellow musicians over drinks & frites in the front bar.

6:30-7:30 p.m. - Screening of MN Made Music Videos - Amsterdam Bar & Hall (6 W. 6th Street)
Presented by the Minneapolis St. Paul Film Festival in the back hall. Suggested donation for screening & concert: $10

7:30-10:00 p.m. - Saturday Concert - Amsterdam Bar & Hall (6 W. 6th Street)
All-ages concert with The Honeydogs, Southwire and Ana Tuiran.

The 2014 MN Music Summit is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. The MN Music Summit is also supported by the St. Paul Cultural STAR, with ongoing support from the McKnight Foundation.