LAMC Welcomes Panelists From Google,Â Nike, NPR, MTV, Youtube, Goldenvoice,Â Sony, Universal, Spotify, Pandora and More
Industry Panel Topics and Line-UpsÂ Announced For The 15th AnnualÂ Latin Alternative Music Conference
LAMC Pre-Order RegistrationÂ Discounted to $199Â UntilÂ July 1st
â€œThis expertly assembled conference â€” a series of panels, concerts
and exhibitions designed to highlight emerging Latin artists working
outside the mainstream â€” always elicits a few unforgettable performances.â€
-Â NEW YORK TIMES
â€œThe Latin Alternative Music Conference… personifies the energy
and diversity within the contemporary Latin music community.â€
-Â WALL STREET JOURNAL
Thursday July 11th @ 2pm – 3:15pm
EVERY CENTAVO COUNTS:Â Making Sense of Streaming & The New Digital Economy
Presented by:Â Google Play
Friday, July 12th @ 11am – 12:15pm
WHAT ACTUALLY MOVES THE NEEDLE? Â Â Publicity, The Media & The Art of Reaching Consumers and Fans
Presented by:Â MiTu
Friday, July 12th @ 1pm – 2:15pm
THE ARTIST AS THE BRAND:Â Licensing & Sponsorship In 2014
Friday, July 12th @ 3pm – 4:15pm
VIVA LOS FESTIVALES:Â The Importance of Lollapalooza, Vive Latino, Supersonico & Other Concert Seriesâ€¦And How to Get Your Artist Booked
This summer,Â thousands of entrepreneurs, musicians, journalists, marketers, executives, managers, filmmakers, programmers and all kinds of music lovers will gather in New York City fromÂ July 8-12thÂ for the 15thÂ annual Latin Alternative Music ConferenceÂ (LAMC).
Today, the LAMC has announced the line-ups and topics for the annual series of industry panel discussions, to be held at the LAMCâ€™s new home, theÂ Affinia Manhattan Hotel at 7th Avenue andÂ 31st Street.
On Thursday July 11thÂ at 2pm, the first panel will be â€œEVERY CENTAVO COUNTS:
Making Sense of Streaming & The New Digital Economyâ€ moderated by Rich BengloffÂ (A2IM) and featuring Zach Diaz (Sony/RED), Pablo Douzoglou (Beggars Group), Ady Harley (Google Play), Chris Harrison (Pandora), Barry Levine (SoundExchange),Â and Valerie Miranda (Spotify)
OnÂ Friday, July 12th at 11am, panelists will discuss â€œWHAT ACTUALLY MOVES THE NEEDLE? Publicity, The Media & The Art of Reaching Consumers and Fansâ€ moderated by Juan Jose Duran (Google/Youtube), and featuringÂ Alex Espinosa (PlayNetwork), Ivan Figueroa (MiTu Network), Maria Hinojosa (NPR Latino USA), Nic Harcourt (KCSN / Guitar Center Sessions on DIRECTV), Puja Patel (SPIN), Henry Quintero (Tr3s) and John Reilly (Rogers & Cowan).
Also onÂ Friday, July 12th at 1pm, the LAMC will explore â€œTHE ARTIST AS THE BRAND: Licensing & Sponsorship In 2014â€ moderated by JT Griffith (Nike), and featuring Anita Benner (Mood Media), Josh Gold (AEG Worldwide), Gustavo Lopez (Universal Music Latin Entertainment), Rudy LÃ³pez-Negrete (Lopez Negrete Communications), Mary Nunez (Sony Latin), Jose Luis Pardo (Musician/Producer) and Alejandro Solorio (Brown-Forman)
The final panel will beÂ Friday, July 12th at 3pm: â€œVIVA LOS FESTIVALES:
The Importance of Lollapalooza, Vive Latino, Supersonico & Other Concert Seriesâ€¦And How to Get Your Artist Bookedâ€Â featuringÂ Rebeca Leon (Goldenvoice / AEG),Â Jordi Puig (Cuatro24 /Â Vive Latino), Erika Elliott (Central Park SummerStage), Sergio Pabon (Estereo Picnic / T310 Producciones),Â Stephen Hobbs (AIRE Radio Networks) andÂ Andy Wood (Como No / La Linea).
Registration is currently discounted to $199 atÂ www.LatinAlternative.com,Â but only until July 1st. Â Walk-up registration willÂ be $299.
In addition to the industry panels and networking opportunities on-site at the conference, the LAMC also offers free concerts at parks from Brooklyn to Harlem, plus intimate private showcases at iconic venues around the city.
On Wednesday,Â July 9thÂ at Central Park SummerStage, the LAMC will present a line-up of hip-hop heavyweights featuringÂ Beatnuts,Â Ana Tijoux,Â Bodega Bamz and DJ Tony Touch.
On Thursday July 10th, the LAMC will once again return toÂ Celebrate BrooklynÂ at Prospect Park for a free show featuringÂ Illya Kuryaki & the Valderramas, ChocQuibTownÂ andÂ RVSB.
OnÂ Friday July 11thÂ at theÂ Gramercy Theatre, the LAMC will feature AJ Davila, Esteman, The Wookies, Diana Fuentes and Los Macuanos.
The LAMC will close onÂ Saturday July 12thÂ with another free show at Summerstage, featuringBabasÃ³nicos, Juana MolinaÂ andÂ La Santa Cecilia.
For more information on theÂ Latin Alternative Music Conference,
Â please visitÂ www.LatinAlternative.comÂ or contact: