This is great information. Press release here:
The Asheville Music Professionals will be hosting an educational seminar for local musicians on Marketing and Publicity. This is a continuation of a series of educational seminars and panels designed to help make the local music industry more robust by providing tools and networking opportunities for the extremely deep talent pool of artists in the region.
The panel is made up of local industry professionals who can help advise on topics and best practices related to getting your music in the hands of decision makers and influence peddlers.
Brad Watson, WNCW
Scotty Robertson, WNCW
Mark Starling, iheartmedia/Clear Channel Asheville
Nikki Mitchell, SAGA/Asheville Radio Group
Benton Wharton, Talent Buyer, Pisgah Brewing Company
Josh Stack, Moderator
Wednesday July 27, 2016, 6 pm
Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Avenue
About Asheville Music Professionals (AMP):
AMP is a non profit organization dedicated to helping to improve the Asheville music industry. This is being done by facilitating connection and collaboration among the different sectors of the industry, educating artists and industry professionals about best practices, and advocating for the scene with civic bodies such as the Convention and Visitors Bureau and other government bodies. AMP believes that the music industry in Asheville is a vibrant and essential piece of Asheville culture that helps define the city. Past events have included award winning panelists like Jerry Douglas, Jim Lauderdale, Tift Merritt, as well as industry leaders in Production, licensing, recording, and writing.