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Thursday, April 19
 

11:30am PDT

Life Is a Highway: Making the Most from Touring (Presented by Creative Allies)

Playing live remains a vital way of getting your music to the masses. But just like every part of your music career, there’s plenty of practical knowledge to pick up and potential pitfalls to avoid on your path to touring success. Our panel of live music industry pros and touring artists will share the secrets of the art and business of touring, from the importance of merch to dealing with promoters to tour van etiquette.


Panelists
avatar for Nick Zammuto (The Books)

Nick Zammuto (The Books)

 Nick Zammuto, well known for his experimental folktronica outfit The Books, currently lives and works in Vermont.  Since the retirement of The Books in 2011, Nick has founded a new four piece band simply called Zammuto. The new band is releasing their first LP this Spring on... Read More →
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Neal Casal

 Neal Casal is a revered singer, songwriter and guitarist who's just released his tenth studio album, Sweeten The Distance. Neal also plays lead guitar in The Chris Robinson Brotherhood and spent six years with Ryan Adams and The Cardinals. 
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Liz Garo

Talent Buyer - Echo, Echoplex, Spaceland Productions
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Greg Lucas

 Greg is the co-founder of Creative Allies and spearheads partnerships, investment, sales and business development. Before joining Creative Allies, Greg was a Vice President at Music + Art Management representing DJ Spooky, King Britt, Vijay Iyer and others. In 2004, he served as... Read More →
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Jeff Miller

 Jeff Miller has been writing about music for over a decade, for publications as noted (and varied), as Billboard, the Los Angeles Times, Esquire.com, and Maxim. He's also the lead guitarist for the world's first indie-rock tribute band, Black Crystal Wolf Kids, and is the Senior... Read More →

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Jeff Miller

 Jeff Miller has been writing about music for over a decade, for publications as noted (and varied), as Billboard, the Los Angeles Times, Esquire.com, and Maxim. He's also the lead guitarist for the world's first indie-rock tribute band, Black Crystal Wolf Kids, and is the Senior... Read More →

Thursday April 19, 2012 11:30am - 12:45pm PDT
Hollywood Ballroom 1 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)
 
Friday, April 20
 

11:45am PDT

Funding Your Project and Protecting Your Assets (Presented by MusicPro Insurance)

In today's do-it-yourself world, there are more opportunities for the aspiring musician than ever before. But what isn’t always clear is how to finance your projects and effectively protect your assets. We have the tools to produce our own music, but how do we pay for them? We can market directly to our fans, but how do we analyze and improve our business models? Your success is dependent on the tools of your creativity, but how can you afford to protect them? This panel explores real world solutions for sourcing and protecting the physical and financial assets that every music professional now needs.


Panelists
avatar for DeMille Halliburton

DeMille Halliburton

 A native New Yorker, DeMille Halliburton has specialized in the commercial, sports & entertainment industries, working with film, television and animation production companies, music touring, special events and sports/entertainment personalities for over 16 years. He currently is... Read More →
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Neeta Ragoowansi

Co-Founder and SVP, Business Development & Legal Affairs / President, NPREX / MMF-US
Neeta Ragoowansi is Co-Founder and SVP of Business Development & Legal Affairs for NPREX (National Performing Rights Exchange), the first-ever online marketplace for direct licensing of performance rights with the ability to bundle mechanical and sync between music copyright owners... Read More →
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Curtis Vega

 Curtis Vega is Senior Vice President and team leader for the media and entertainment group at HSBC in Beverly Hills, CA. The media and entertainment group is a specialist advisory team within HSBC that spans Los Angeles, New York and London and provides a full suite of banking services... Read More →

Moderator


Friday April 20, 2012 11:45am - 1:00pm PDT
Silver Lake 3rd Floor
 
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