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Wednesday, April 18
 

7:45pm PDT

Evening Performances at the Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge

Join us at night at the Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge (1st floor) and enjoy live performances from songwriters. Check the hotel lobby area for details.


Wednesday April 18, 2012 7:45pm - Thursday April 19, 2012 12:00am PDT
Hotel Lobby Lounge Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge (1st Floor)
 
Thursday, April 19
 

7:30pm PDT

Evening Performances at the Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge

Join us at night at the Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge (1st floor) and enjoy live performances from songwriters. Check the hotel lobby area for details.


Thursday April 19, 2012 7:30pm - 11:45pm PDT
Hotel Lobby Lounge Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge (1st Floor)

8:00pm PDT

"I Create Music" Center Stage

Enjoy some great live music from this diverse group of successful ASCAP songwriters, who will treat the audience to acoustic performances of some of their best-known songs in an intimate “in-the-round” setting.


Panelists
avatar for Don Felder (Formerly of the Eagles)

Don Felder (Formerly of the Eagles)

 World-renowned musician Don Felder was one of the five members and former lead guitarist of rock group the Eagles for 27 years. Credited with adding a rock and roll edge to their country sound, he co-wrote their biggest hit, the multi-Grammy award-winning song, 'Hotel California... Read More →
avatar for Charlotte Caffey (The Go-Go's)

Charlotte Caffey (The Go-Go's)

 Charlotte Caffey is a well-known songwriter and musician who started her career in her native Los Angeles in the 1970's. She became obsessed with rock music at a very young age, listening to L.A. radio in the Southern California sun. As a teen, she was fortunate enough to see The... Read More →
avatar for Kathy Valentine (The Go-Go's)

Kathy Valentine (The Go-Go's)

 Kathy Valentine has had a lifelong love affair with music, gravitating to it while attending “a hippie commune school” in Austin and listening to AM pop radio–the Beatles, Stones, Motown and girl groups–with a Texas twang. Kathy started a few high school bands, almost went... Read More →
avatar for Jane Wiedlin (The Go-Go's)

Jane Wiedlin (The Go-Go's)

 While in design college in the mid 1970′s, Jane Wiedlin stumbled upon the burgeoning LA punk rock scene and was inspired to form The Go-Go’s. The band quickly became local favorites, and were signed by the indie label IRS Records. With many of their songs written or co-written... Read More →
avatar for David Paich

David Paich

 David Paich (born June 25, 1954 in Los Angeles, California) is a songwriter, performer, recording producer, arranger, vocalist and main composer of the Los Angeles-based rock/pop band Toto. David is the son of the late Oakland born jazz composer, musician, and arranger Marty Paich... Read More →
avatar for Allen Shamblin

Allen Shamblin

 Allen Shamblin was born in Tennessee and grew up in Huffman, Texas, about 30 miles outside of Houston. In August of 1987, Allen moved to Nashville, with 14 completed songs.  His vivid detail and honest, earthy lyrics quickly caught the ear of the Nashville music establishment... Read More →

Moderator

Thursday April 19, 2012 8:00pm - 10:00pm PDT
The Highlands Hollwood & Highlands Complex

10:00pm PDT

ASCAP EXPO iStandard Producer and Rapper Showcase

ASCAP and iStandard are excited to present for its fourth year this showcase opportunity at the EXPO, specifically for Producers and Rappers. Eight EXPO attendees, whose tracks were pre-selected by iStandard, will have their music played before a panel of prominent music industry tastemakers, who will then provide valuable constructive criticism for the benefit of the participants and the audience. Two rappers have been selected, via submissions from EXPO attendees, to perform as part of the showcase. The iStandard Producers Showcase has been held in 12 major U.S. cities.


Panelists
avatar for Battleroy

Battleroy

Producer, Songwriter - "Lighters"
avatar for Marcos

Marcos "Kosine" Palacios (Da Internz)

 Chicago’s production duo Da Internz (Ernest 'Tuo' Clark and Marcos Palacios) have produced for many of hip-hop/R&B's heavy hitters such as John Legend, Mims, Greyson Chance, Rihanna and Big Sean. Their songs include: Rihanna’s “Birthday Cake,” Sean Kingston & Justin Bieber’s... Read More →
avatar for Ernest

Ernest "Tuo" Clark (Da Internz)

 Chicago’s production duo Da Internz (Ernest 'Tuo' Clark and Marcos 'Kosine' Palacios) have produced for many of hip-hop/R&B's heavy hitters such as John Legend, Mims, Greyson Chance, Rihanna and Big Sean. Their songs include Rihanna’s “Birthday Cake,” Sean Kingston & Justin... Read More →
avatar for S1 (Symbolyc One)

S1 (Symbolyc One)

 S1, aka Symbolyc One, (born Larry D. Griffin Jr.), grew up in Waco, TX, infatuated with old tunes that played on his parents’ turntable. This led him to learn the alto sax and piano through out his teen years and in church, and eventually led him to venture into the art of production... Read More →
avatar for Malik Yusef

Malik Yusef

 Spoken word artist Malik Yusef was born in Chicago, Illinois. He began performing spoken word in open mic venues in the late 1980s, and had his first big break in 1997 when Ted Witcher, director of the film, Love Jones, recognized his poetry and hired him to coach the film's lead... Read More →


Thursday April 19, 2012 10:00pm - Friday April 20, 2012 12:00am PDT
The Highlands Upstairs Hollwood & Highlands Complex
 
Friday, April 20
 

11:10am PDT

Live at the ASCAP Playback Stage...Makana (Presented by State of Hawaii, DBEDT, Creative Industries Division)

Live at the ASCAP Playback Stage...Makana

Come see a live performance by Makana, who is an internationally acclaimed Slack Key guitarist, singer, composer, philosopher, activist and one of Hawaii’s cultural ambassadors to the world. He is considered the youngest authority on his art form and recognized as one of the top guitarists in the US (Guitar Player Magazine, 2008).


Panelists
avatar for Makana

Makana

Born and raised in Hawai’i, Makana is an internationally acclaimed Slack Key guitarist, singer, composer, philosopher, activist and one of Hawaii’s cultural ambassadors to the world. He is considered the youngest authority on his art form and recognized as one of the top guitarists... Read More →


Friday April 20, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
Playback Stage 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

7:30pm PDT

Evening Performances at the Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge

Join us at night at the Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge (1st floor) and enjoy live performances from songwriters. Check the hotel lobby area for details.


Friday April 20, 2012 7:30pm - 11:45pm PDT
Hotel Lobby Lounge Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge (1st Floor)

8:00pm PDT

ASCAP EXPO Attendee Showcase (with support from West L.A. Music)

ASCAP proudly presents our annual Attendee Showcase. The lineup represents a diverse group of EXPO registrants, all of whom were hand picked from a pool of submissions by our panel of music industry experts. Don’t miss this great opportunity to meet your fellow ASCAP members while listening to some great music from independent songwriters! On tap to host and perform is ASCAP member Eric Bazilian (member of The Hooters, writer of Joan Osborne’s “One of Us”), who will entertain the audience between acts, and will be joined by Hawaiian artist Makana.


Panelists
avatar for Eric Bazilian

Eric Bazilian

 Eric Bazilian, along with Rob Hyman, co-founded the Hooters in 1980. With a total of six albums, the Hooters achieved worldwide superstar status throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s. Securing his status as a songwriting architect of the highest degree, Eric composed, produced and performed... Read More →
avatar for Gordon Chambers

Gordon Chambers

 After amassing an impressive collection of prestigious awards and penning hit songs for some of R&B’s most iconic legends, esteemed Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Gordon Chambers had another exciting milestone in his career as a recording artist with the release of his... Read More →
avatar for Makana

Makana

Born and raised in Hawai’i, Makana is an internationally acclaimed Slack Key guitarist, singer, composer, philosopher, activist and one of Hawaii’s cultural ambassadors to the world. He is considered the youngest authority on his art form and recognized as one of the top guitarists... Read More →



Friday April 20, 2012 8:00pm - 10:00pm PDT
Hollywood Ballroom #2 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)
 
Saturday, April 21
 

4:15pm PDT

The Writers Jam

This group represents some of modern music’s most successful songwriters and performers from across the musical spectrum. In a fun, stripped-down, in-the-round setting, they will share the fascinating stories behind the creation of their best-loved and chart-topping songs and will perform them live. Feel free to sing along!


Panelists
avatar for Jonny Lang

Jonny Lang

 Jonny Lang started playing the guitar at the age of 12 after his father took him to see the Bad Medicine Blues Band, one of the few blues bands in Fargo, ND. Lang soon started taking guitar lessons from Ted Larsen – the Bad Medicine Blues Band's guitar player – and several months... Read More →
avatar for Hillary Lindsey

Hillary Lindsey

 One of the most successful young songwriters in contemporary music, Nashville-based Hillary Lindsey possesses a gift for telling the unvarnished truth, expressing honest emotion and getting to the heart of the human condition. Her intelligence, observant eye and acute compassion... Read More →
avatar for Priscilla Renea

Priscilla Renea

 A short time ago, from her bedroom in Vero Beach, Florida timidly recording the first strains of “I Fell In Love” on YouTube, Priscilla Renea couldn’t possibly expect the zealous support she now enjoys as songwriter and artist. “I started writing my own songs because there... Read More →
avatar for Lindy Robbins

Lindy Robbins

 Lindy Robbins is a multi platinum selling award winning songwriter. Current releases include the # 1 Hot Chelle Rae radio single “Tonight, Tonight,” Jason Derulo's top 10 single “It Girl,” Demi Lovato's acclaimed #1 iTunes single “Skyscraper,” “I Like it Like That... Read More →

Moderator

Saturday April 21, 2012 4:15pm - 5:30pm PDT
Grand Ballroom 5th Floor

7:30pm PDT

Evening Performances at the Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge

Join us at night at the Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge (1st floor) and enjoy live performances from songwriters. Check your program book and hotel lobby area for details.


Saturday April 21, 2012 7:30pm - 11:45pm PDT
Hotel Lobby Lounge Renaissance Hotel Lobby Lounge (1st Floor)
 
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