Official press release:
The Eighth Annual Launch Music Conference set for April 21st – 24th in Lancaster, PA is a jam-packed event, full of panels, seminars, parties, events, and performances. This year, Launch Music Conference is partnering with The Entertainment Institute (TEI), founded by Kevin Lyman (Creator of The Vans Warped Tour), Jen Kellogg (20 year concert industry veteran) and Matt Halpern (Founder of Bandhappy and drummer of band Periphery) who will be curating all educational panels and host a slew of breakout sessions throughout the weekend. Each panel and breakout session will give Launch Music Conference attendees a chance to learn about artist career growth, finding the right manager, booking agent roles, touring and more.
Today, Launch Music Conference is thrilled to welcome some of the top industry personnel to this year’s event including: Jen Kellogg (The Entertainment Institute), Kevin Lyman (Creator of The Vans Warped Tour, The Entertainment Institute), Biggie (Good Fight Ent.), Jesse Cannon (NoiseCreators), Mike Ziemer (Third String Productions), Mark Schulz (Recording Academy), Tim Borror (United Talent), Eric Tobin (Hopeless Records), Matt Halpern (The Entertainment Institute), Ryan Soroka (Soroka Agency), and Derek Brewer (Outerloop Management).
Earlier this week, Launch Music Conference welcomed Yazz The Greatest, an American Actor and Rapper, best known for his role as Hakeem Lyon in the Fox primetime musical drama TV series, Empire, who will be performing at the Convention Center- Freedom Hall. Opening for Yazz The Greatest, is Philly’s own Freeway, and PNB Rock. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at this location. Yazz The Greatest will join a slew of already announced artists including: Bayside, Ice Nine Kills, Intervals and The Weekend Riot to perform at this year’s conference.
Already Announced Panelists Include: Finn Mckenty (CreativeLive), Dan Rozenblum (Circle Talent Agency), Christian McKnight (LiveNation New York), Mike Ciprari (SJC Drums), Eric Osman (Bands With Management), Randy Nichols (Force Media Management), Jason McMahon (Substream Magazine), and Jen Appel and Chrissy Borsellino (The Catalyst Publicity Group).