Saturday April 13th, Noon to 5pm and 7pm to 11:30pm
The New England Music Awards & Artist Conference
The Lowell Memorial Auditorium
The Artist Conference takes place from Noon to 5pm and is totally free to the public!
The Artist Conference will feature guest speakers, panel discussion, and Q&A sessions covering many of the topics most concerning to the independent musicians/artists of New England.
Beginning at Noon on Saturday April 13th
Getting a beat on the future of the industry/keeping time with an ever changing model...
Session I @ 12:45pm
Bringing Your Beat to a Wider Audience
(making your band viable/attractive to potential managers/booking agents/talent buyers)
w/ Phil Simon & Megan Sabella
Session II @ 2:15pm
Staying On Beat with the Changing Industry,
(dealing with legal issues, publishing, licensing, and ownership of your music)
w/ Tony Timpano & Shannon Sadowski
Session III @ 3:15pm
Marching to a New Beat in the Social Media Age
(marketing, promoting, and advertising your band online, using websites, youtube, facebook, twitter, etc.)
w/ Ryan Spaulding, David Avery, and Mike Cusanelli
***New England Musicians' Merch Mall***
& special performance by Tabula Rasa
(Bryan Worley, Jeffrey Lipsky)
And later that night...
The 2nd Annual New England Music Awards
7:00pm to 11:30pm
For one night, the entire music industry of New England will come together to celebrate! And for one night, The Lowell Memorial Auditorium will transform itself into the biggest nightclub in New England! Finally - a chance for every musical act in New England to meet all their Facebook friends!
Hosted by The Rock Babe, Suzanne Tonaire;
w/ live performances by:
Adam Ezra Group
Hot Day at the Zoo
Winner of the 2012 RJL Memorial Fund Battle of the Bands
Jessica Prouty Band
The Alternate Routes
Air Traffic Controller
The Veayo Twins
...and a special performance by Doubtful Guest featuring Siobhan Magnus.
Tickets for the all ages event are $10 and $15 and can be purchased online or at The Lowell Auditorium Box Office
Hotel reservations can be made at:
enter rate code NEMNEMA for a discounted stay
Guests may call 800.321.2211 and reference the New England Music Awards Room Block at the Lowell Courtyard by Marriott to make their reservations at the group rate. They may also book directly online using the link above.
The UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center
reference the NE Music Awards when booking.