|Title:||Alaska Music Summit|
|Address:||Church of Love Spenard, 3502 Spenard Rd.|
|Hours:||12 PM - 11 PM|
|Cost/Cover:||$30 IN ADVANCE / $40 DAY OF EVENT $20 STUDENT RATE ($20 EVENING CONCERT ONLY, 7-11pm)|
|Details:||WHAT: 2017 ALASKA MUSIC SUMMIT|
WHERE: Church of Love (3502 Spenard Road)
WHEN: Saturday December 16, 2017, 12pm-11pm
WHO: YOU and a diverse group of musicians, partners, and stakeholders from around the state. Hosted by the Alaska Independent Musicians Initiative, Anchorage Music Co-Op, Spenard JazzFest, Parlor in the Round, Anchorage International Film Festival… plus our friends and supporters!
Visit our website for more info: www.akimimusic.org
“TOWARD THE FUTURE OF ALASKAN MUSIC”
Join us on December 16 as we gather for the first ever daylong ALASKA MUSIC SUMMIT to rally around a new vision for Alaskan music and increase the stakes for Alaskan musicians. We see a future where Alaska is an international hub of northern music, arts, and culture, and we are taking action DEVELOP, BRAND, & EXPORT Alaskan music and put Alaska on the map as “a place where music comes from”.
The fast-paced agenda for the day will include presentations by members of the Alaskan music community. The guest speaker lineup is near completion and will include a representative from CD Baby and other music industry professionals. Attendees will include Alaskan musicians and venues, nonprofit leaders, and representatives of the film, arts, tourism, and business communities. We will host a series of workshops and action planning sessions to spawn ideas between diverse sectors to develop a new music economy in Alaska. At the end of the day, we will have in place a bold new plan to advance Alaskan music and empower Alaskan musicians.
The Summit will culminate in a blowout concert and fundraiser to support AKIMI and “The Alaska Room” at Folk Alliance International. Drink beer, mingle with friends and catch live music featuring the Lullaby Project, Emily Anderson, Matt Hopper, the Super Saturated Sugar Strings, Harper’s Farce, and more!
REGISTRATION LINK - http://bit.ly/2z37Z6z
$30 IN ADVANCE / $40 DAY OF EVENT
$20 STUDENT RATE
($20 EVENING CONCERT ONLY, 7-11pm)
*Summit registration includes concert admission, drink tickets, AKIMI membership
SUMMIT AGENDA OUTLINE
December 16 – 12pm-6pm
“Alaskan Music Today”
Taking stock of where we’ve come from. Positioning Alaska in the global music business. Developing and branding a sense of identity. Charting a new path forward.
PechaKucha - Case Studies
Rapid succession of presentations by Alaskan musicians and friends: What we can learn from what’s been working for Alaskan musicians: Touring, licensing, publicity, and more
Music Industry Presentations
Guest speaker presentations with topics to include: YouTube and Sync Licensing; CD Baby – distribution, royalties, and more; Grammy; “PRO” organizations; Professional Conferences; Venues and Festivals at home and around the globe; What other places are doing for their music: Norway, Canada, Sweden… and more
“Idea Bank” for Alaskan Music
Break-out sessions and brainstorming to discuss new partnerships, developing and professionalizing Alaskan music; generating income for musicians, new business ideas and connecting sectors, exporting Alaskan music
Take away’s, network, next steps and timeline moving forward
AKIMI and “The Alaska Room” Fundraiser Concert (7-11pm)
Beer! Music! Become an AKIMI member and support our projects including “The Alaska Room” showcase at Folk Alliance International. Concert admission includes drink tix.
AKIMI partners and supporters include: KNBA 90.3 FM, Visit Anchorage, Alaska Folk Festival, Denali Brewing Company, Atwood Foundation, Alaska State Council on the Arts, Taiga Creative, Upward Creative
AKIMI is supported, in part, by a grant from the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts
Connect with us!
AKIMI on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/akimimusic
The Alaska Room on Facebook: www.facebook.com/alaskaroom
|Event is:||One Day Only|