New Music Seminar Hits LA 2/2; Music Biz Insider Tom Silverman Tells Why YOU Need to Be There!!

The New Music Seminar is hitting LA’s Henry Fonda Theater on Feb 2nd as a one day music, networking and educational extravaganza for the industry who are seeking to learn and understand how to help artists “rise above the noise floor” in a shifting musical landscape.
After the July seminar New York City in July and the October event in Chicago, The New Music Seminar (NMS) heads to LA following the Grammy Awards. The New Music Seminar is the must attend event for artists, managers, agents and music labels of every genre.
Featured players include:
Frank Cooper, CMO Pepsi,
Kevin Lyman, President/founder Warp Tour,
Alexandra Patsavas of Chop Shop Music,
Justin Tranter, lead singer of Semi Precious Weapons,
Derek Sivers, Founder of CD Baby and
Jason Bentley, Program Director of KCRW. .
**keynote speaker will be announced shortly as well as full music performance line up. (check out more info and video at website

The full day conference will include four “movements” aka panels, live performances, the New Music Seminar “Artist on The Verge” contest winner performance and a ton of networking both before, during and after the event.

“Whether you want to be an Artist, promoter, manager, or entrepreneur, here are the new rules to make it in the music business.” The Huffington Post

There will also be an Opening Night party at The Viper Room, located at 8852 West Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood 90069, on Monday evening February 1st, 2010. for registered conference delegates ONLY
The evening will begin with a cocktail reception where people can network and schmooze between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm.
This will be a private show and open only to New Music Seminar delegates, the media and our partners, which includes NARAS, LA Weekly, Music Connection, Billboard, Digital Music News, Yahoo Music, MySpace Music, Hypebot, Filter Magazine, Ourstage, Revebnation, Mozes, A2IM Members and a host of new technology companies who are attending and many, many more. It offers a serious opportunity to meet and network with all the top media and players in the music industry.
New Music Seminar founder Tom Silverman, talks about what to expect and why musicians and anyone interested in the music business should attend the New Music Seminar.
.The NMS 2 for 1 discount code is NMSLA2. This code expires 1/30/2010. Register NOW.

Says NMS founder Tom Silverman,

” The music business has changed beyond recognition. The old record business is over. For record companies it’s a bleak picture. But it puts thousands of artists in the strongest position they have ever been to create their own success. “The trends are clear now and at the NMS the future will finally be foretold. “

The conference will feature Keynote address followed by four Movements:
Welcome to the Music Business;
For the NMS Conference, badges can be picked up anytime after 7:30 am on February 2nd at The Henry Fonda Theater, located at 6126 Hollywood Blvd.
The conference begins at 9:00 am sharp and will last until 6:15 pm. At this time, there will be a networking cocktail reception after to schmooze with other artists and industry leaders.
1st Movement:
Everything you know is wrong.: The New Definition of Success.
1000 True Fans and the Fan Relationship Pyramid.
2nd Movement:
Get Arrested; Marketing Yourself in the New Music Business – MySpace, Facebook and Twitter are not enough.
3rd Movement:
The Creative Process and Radical Differentiation;
Supercharge your music to rise above the noise floor and achieve success. A virtual A&R meeting.
4th Movement:
The Live Show and Tour;
How to Cut through the Glut and reach the Magic 300 Ticket Mark
The NMS has already confirmed the following industry leaders participate in NMS LA with newer participants listed on the site
Martin Atkins (Author of Tour:Smart/CEO, Invisible Records)
Jason Bentley (Program Director, KCRW, music supervisor(The Matrix), Disc Jockey)

Bryan Calhoun
(Vice President of Digital, SoundExchange/ Music Business Toolbox, consultant: Kanye West, Lil Wayne)
Frank Cooper (Chief Marketing Officer, Pepsi)
Corey Denis (Marketing Consultant & Vice President
Mike Doernberg (Founder, ReverbNation)
Greg Estes (Vice President of Marketing, Mozes)
Tom Jackson, (President Tom Jackson Productions and
Jon Healey (Editorial Writer, Los Angeles Times)
Elliott Lefko (Vice President, Goldenvoice/AEG Live)
Kevin Lyman (President 4fini Productions-The Warp Tour)
Alexandra Patsavas – Chop Shop (music for Grey’s Anatomy, Gossip Girls, MadMen, New Moon)
Ian Rogers (President, Topspin)
Justin Tranter (Lead Singer, Semi Precious Weapons)
Derek Sivers (Founder CD Baby)
Martin Winsch (CEO/President, Mountain Entertainment, Manager- Corey Smith)
The key information here is
1) TO ATTEND this event. For those who listened to the podcast, there is a discount code to get 2 people in for the price of one!! For those who didn’t listen or want to listen that long– try using NMSLA2 for the code to get 2 people in for the cost of 1. This code expires 1/30/2010
2) Get the guide or directory as referenced in the podcast.
3) Talk to EVERYONE– exchange business cards and send a follow-up to the executives or music leaders or musicians you enjoyed meeting. Leverage your networking.
4) Listen to Tom’s podcast. It’s crucial. He gives you the insider scoop on what to do and how to differentiate yourself from everyone else.
5) Meet Tom Silverman and tell him Stevie/ sent you. It will make a difference!
Find out more and register here
I know all of you musicians out there in So. CA.! I am going to send round a huge email about this. So register and GO!! Use the NMSLA2 code for the 2 for 1 discount!! This code expires 1/30/2010
Stevie Wilson,, inc.

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