Driven Music Conference AtlantaOn September 17th and 18th I will be part of the Driven Music Conference Atlanta. Driven is a music conference in Atlanta, Georgia that is a direct-connect to music industry professionals. It includes discussions, Q&A, meet & greets and private performance feedback from music professionals, putting you in a great position for career advancement. I will be joining other Featured Panelists such as Kevin Lyman, Vans Warped Tour Founder, Steve “Stevo” Robertson, Atlantic Records VP of A&R and Lou Plaia, Reverbnation, Co-Founder.

My panel is at 2:00PM
Is it Music or is it Business?
Sponsored by Kennesaw State University and Shani Sammons Marketing Group.
Arguably, music without business is only a hobby and business without music is boring work. Where do the 2 meet? Why should the 2 meet?
Featuring: Bruce Burch (Kennesaw State University), Shani Sammons (Shani Sammons Marketing Group), Neil Sheehand (Standby Records), Debra Antney (Mizah Entertainment), Bram (Indiehitmaker), Omar McCallop (Full Circle Entertainment Group), Andi Hill (Black Fuel Music), Steven Weber (BFM Digital), Mike Mowery (Outerloop Management), Michael Brandvold (Michael Brandvold Marketing) and Tony “Bravo” Buttitta (

Other panels during the day include:

  • Music Licensing and PRO Chatter – I Want In!
  • Guerilla Promotion Workshop
  • SoundExchange: What it is, Why it Pays, and How to Get Your Share
  • C’Mon, Already! Sign Me, Record Me, Promote Me and Put Me on the Road!

If you are in the Atlanta area I hope you can come out and join me at Driven, let me know if you are attending.