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31 JAN, 2019


FALCON College Panel - Las Vegas Room

Professors and students from prominent music business programs discuss entertainment and education and how experiential activities prepare students to be the next generation of entertainment executives.

Moderator: Rodel Delfin / The FALCON Program
Terry Tompkins / Hofstra University
Clyde Rolston / Belmont University
Ulf Oesterle / Syracuse University
Scott LeGere / Minnesota State University


1:00PM – 2:00PM

Mac Reynolds Q&A - Fremont Room

Managing Imagine Dragons from their early days as an unsigned group to becoming one of the biggest artists globally is a life-changing experience. A special Q&A to hear a successful manager's journey.

Moderator: Brian Saliba / Smash Magazine
Mac Reynolds / Imagine Dragons


2:00PM – 3:00PM

Recording and Writing for Film & Television - Las Vegas Room

Songs placed in commercials, films or television use are typically not hit songs. Learn what licensing A&R reps and music supervisors are looking for.

Moderator: Joe Berman / Media Horse
Vince Quintero / VQ Creative
Brad Smith / Film Composer
TJ Courtney / Film Composer


2:30PM – 3:45PM

The Artist Panel - Fremont Room

From a newly-signed artist to a seasoned, platinum-selling veteran, our panel of musicians share their journey to success and longevity.

Moderator: Enrique Abeyta / Revolver
Blake Riley / Lovelytheband
Christian Brady / Hellyeah
Rick DeJesus / Adelitas Way
Mikey Carnevale / The Frights


4:30PM – 5:30PM

The Legal Panel (Reed Smith) - Fremont Room

Our panel of esteemed barristers from the top entertainment law firms will answer all your legal questions, from recording contracts to music licensing deals.

Moderator: Stephen Sessa
Speakers TBA


1 FEB, 2019

12:00PM – 1:00PM

Marketing & Social Media - Las Vegas Room

What is artist development in today's music landscape? What are effective strategies to establish fans on the road, at radio and online?

Moderator: Terry Tompkins / Hofstra University
Victoria Camera-Quintero / ReverbNation
Ash Avildsen / Sumerian Records
Chris Bitonti / Brooklyn Bowl
Tiffany Bosman / AEG


1:15PM – 2:15PM

Today's Rock Radio Programmer - Las Vegas Room

How are stations adjusting their programming in today's streaming world. And how do they creatively champion new artists in their format?

Carlota / KOMP 92.3FM
Ross Mahoney / KXTE-Las Vegas
Tracy Brown / AMPLIFY Entertainment Group
Jake Wagner / KUNV / Vegas Golden Knights


2:30PM – 3:30PM

Streaming Playlists - Las Vegas Room

Being added to a large playlist can skyrocket an artist's exposure. How you approach curators, pitch your music, present yourself online will affect your chances of being supported. What are the best practices? A must attend for artists and music marketers at every level.

Moderator: Steve Ambers / SOCAN
Mike Sherwood / Warner Music Group
Mike Warner / Playlist Curator
Ranya Khoury / Hits Magazine


3:45PM – 4:45PM

Agent & Booking Panel - Las Vegas Room

After years working for major agencies, several well-respected talent agents recently formed a new firm bringing with them 75 combined years of experience. Hear career stories from the trenches and learn what the current state of the touring business us especially for a new agency in Tinseltown..

John Pantle / Sound Talent Group
Matt Andersen /Sound Talent Group

Our Artists

Archer Nation

Bravo Delta

Code Red Riot

Death In Motion

Devil in Disguise


DJ Scream

Electric Radio Kings

Foreign Sons

Franky Perez/FXP

Hyro the Hero


Mikey Carnevale (The Frights)

Nocturnal Affair



Purejoy People

The Real Ulysses



Sonia Barcelona

Soul Juice Band

State to State


Vegas Emo Knights

The Schedule

day name time
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019 Registration begins – Fremont Room 5:00pm
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019 Art Bar Mixer / DJ 5:00pm - 10:00pm
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019 Freedom Beat, Soul Juice Band – Performances 10:00pm - 12:00am
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 Registration Opens 9:00am
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 Falcon College Panel - Las Vegas Room 9:00am - 11:00am
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 Fremont Room Showcase (Mikey Carnevale, Sonia Barcelona) 12:00pm
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 Fremont Room - Mac Reynolds Q&A 1:00pm - 2:00pm
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 Las Vegas Room – Recording and Writing for Film & Television
2:00pm - 3:00pm
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 Fremont Room – The Artist Panel 2:30pm - 3:45pm
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 Las Vegas Room – Showcase ( Bravo Delta, Nocturnal Affair ) 3:45pm – 4:30pm
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 Fremont Room – The Legal Panel 4:30pm - 5:30pm
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 *Art Bar Mixer DJ 5:30pm - 6:30pm
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 **Triple George Dinner for Panelists / VIP 6:00pm
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 Las Vegas Room - Showcase (Pure Joy, Silversage, Devil In Disguise) 8:00pm - 10:00pm
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 <Invite Only> *Showcase in Hotel Suite (State To State, Mikey Carnevale of The Frights, Otherwise, Norwell) 10:00pm - 12:00am
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 Freedom Beat open Showcase – Vegas Emo Knights (cover band) 10:00pm - 2:00am
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 ^^ <Invite Only> Falcon Industry Breakfast @ Freedom Beat 9:00am - 11:00am
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 Commissary – Showcase (Otherwise, Foreign Sons, Electric Radio Kings ) 11:00am - 12:00pm
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 Las Vegas Room – Marketing & Social Media 12:00pm - 1:00pm
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 Las Vegas Room – Today's Rock Radio Programmer 1:15pm – 2:15pm
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 Las Vegas Room – Streaming Playlists 2:30pm - 3:30pm
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 Las Vegas Room – Agent & Booking Panel 3:45pm – 4:45pm
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 Commissary – Showcase (Edde Jayy, Loose Cannon, Ulysses ) 4:45pm – 5:45pm
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 ***Fremont Room - KILPOP AWARDS 8:00pm - 10:00pm
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 Backstage Bar After Party 21+
(Death In Motion, Archer Nation, Mynas, *Sigil, Otherwise)
8:00pm - 2:00am
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 Fremont Country Club After Party 18+
(Code Red Riot, State to State, Hyro the Hero, Franky Perez / FXP)
10:00pm - 2:00am
^^ = VIP BADGE includes industry breakfast
* = VIP BADGE includes open bar
** = VIP BADGE includes Triple George dinner with panelists
*** = VIP BADGE includes reserved seating at the KILPOP AWARDS

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