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Please note that Monday, May 15 consists of pre-convention meetings, digital service workshops, the Entertainment & Technology Law Conference, and the Industry Jam 2. The full program will take place Tuesday, May 16  through Thursday, May 18.  
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Monday, May 15 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Industry Jam 2 [TICKET REQUIRED]

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Tickets are only $20 with all proceeds benefiting the Music Biz Scholarship Foundation. Admission is FREE for full-time music business students with proper ID. Click here to purchase tickets.

Back by popular demand, the Industry Jam will make its return to the Music Biz convention on Monday, May 15 at 8:30 PM! Doors open promptly at 8 PM. Join your friends and colleagues for an evening of live music, special tributes, awards presentations, signed instrument raffles, giveaways, and more!

SiriusXM ‘80s host Richard Blade will serve as the emcee for the evening, which will include:

  • Rare reunion of the original Alice Cooper band with Dennis Dunaway, Michael Bruce, and Neal Smith
  • Tribute to Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s legacy with band member Carl Palmer
  • Celebration of the Summer of Love’s 50th Anniversary featuring Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals, Cathy Richardson of Jefferson Starship, and Mark Stein of Vanilla Fudge
  • Tributes to The Doors, Leon Russell and Joe Cocker, Chicago, Janis Joplin, and Jefferson Airplane
  • Nashville Symphony Quartet
  • Nashville Symphony Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero
  • Country star Mark Collie
  • The Fisk Jubilee Singers
  • Special Awards to the Alice Cooper band, Glen Campbell, and artist manager Toby Mamis
  • Honoring Music Biz’s former Board Treasurer John Trickett

The Jam will close with a live performance from house band The R.A.T.S. (Rock Against Terrorism), featuring a lineup of top musicians and industry executives:
  • John Esposito (Warner Music Nashville)
  • Adam Kury (Candlebox, Legs Diamond)
  • Mike Aquino (Kevin Cronin, Jack Blades, Jim Peterik)
  • Dave Dederer (Amazon Music, Presidents of the United States of America)
  • Mike Gillespie (Concord Music Group)
  • Music Biz Chairman Fred Beteille (Facebook)
  • Music Biz Vice Chairman Steve Harkins (Baker & Taylor)
  • Randy Antlept (Off-Broadway, Todd Rundgren)
  • Marty Silber (Brian Wilson, Jeff Beck)
  • Island Styles (Candlebox, Jimmie’s Chicken Shack)
  • Judy Tint (Counselor-at-Law, performs with The Four Tops)
  • Joe Rapolla (Monmouth University)
  • Hillel Frankel (aka Frankie Hill, Liquid Soul and Heavy Manners)
  • Scott Sellwood (Source3)
  • Adam Parness (Pandora)
  • Richard Storms (Record Archive)
  • Kevin Quigley (Cinedigm)
  • Steve Herrman (Delbert McClinton, Lyle Lovett, Kenny Chesney, Waylon Jennings)

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Monday May 15, 2017 8:00pm - 11:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom