BB Music Summit 2019 in San Francisco Speaker Announcement

Join Balanced Breakfast in San Francisco on February 8th for our pre-party and on the 9th for our second national Music Summit. We will be bringing all of the BB groups together for this event at PianoFight. New to 2019, we will also be at the Center for New Music across the street.

Meet professionals from San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Austin, Charlotte, Reno and more. Learn from panels discussing everything from social media to licensing.

Very Early tickets available at $29 (SOLD OUT)
Early tickets available at $39
General Admission is $49 presale / $59 day of

Feb 8th at 8PM ($5 or Free with Ticket)
BB Pre-Party for Music Summit 2019 at PianoFight

Feb 9th at 10AM

10:30 AM • “Welcome” • Front Cabaret Stage
Stefan Aronsen – BB Co-founder

10:40 AM • “Flow Warm-up” • Front Cabaret Stage
Barb Blank – Yoga Instructor

11:00 AM • The Importance of Radio • Center For New Music
Alvie Alex Adams (Moderator) – DJ at BFF.fm
M Florentino Buenaventura – CEO EnterTalk Media
Mindi Levine – Radio DJ & Music Marketing Maven
Amanda Guest – Founder of BFF.fm
Pam Benjamin – Director at Mutiny Radio

11:00 AM • No Photo, No Video, it Didn’t Happen • Small Theater
Reed Cameron Fox (Moderator) – Artist
Boris Petrov – Software Engineer @ YouTube Music
Anne Cook – Co-founder of PressureDrop.tv
Paige Parsons – Photographer
Greg Chow – Photographer

11:00 AM • How to Build a Stronger Brand • Big Theater
Zen Zenith (Moderator) – Song Writer & Podcast Producer
Ben Givarz – Sr. Content Specialist at Dolby Labs
Bryce David Dow-Williamson – C.E.O. at Second Octave
Ayliffe Brown – Director of Programs at Zoo Labs
Matt Roads – CEO/Founder of IHE Entertainment

12:00 PM • The Power of Social Media & The Web • Center For New Music
Suzanne Yada (Moderator) – Social Media Specialist
Isabelle Garson – CCO at Second Octave Media
Dakin Hardwick – Managing Editor of Spinning Platters / Product Trainer for Eventbrite Music
Cory Zechmann – Editor Silence Nogood
Barbara M Wahli – Artist Manager / Social Media Advisor
Moody Jones – Director of Marketing at EMPIRE

12:00 PM • Tech Tools for Music Professionals • Small Theater
Elaine Ryan (Moderator ) – Founder Hooplays
Rémi Jourdan – Founder TuneTrax
anisa khoshbakhtian – Digital Asset Advisors (blockchain)
Jeremie Habib – CEO, Gigwell

12:00 PM • How to Book Better Shows • Large Theater
Travis Hayes – (moderator) Booker at Neck of The Woods
Jules Indelicato – Booker at Bar Fluxus
Kent Jamieson – Manager at Slim’s
Paul Chalker – PR & Marketing Manager at The Chapel
Audra Angeli-Morse – Talent Buyer for Thee Parkside

1:00 PM • Live Broadcasting
Dor Wand – Founder at Fault Radio
Dundee Maghen – Co-founder at Fault Radio

1:00 PM • Afternoon Stretch
Eve Fleishman – Yoga Instructor & Musician

2:00 PM • Creating an Unforgettable Experience • Center For New Music
Josh Windmiller (Moderator) – Artist, Festival Producer, Venue Director
Liam Shy – DJ / Lawyer
Andi Galpern – Founder & Producer at Cascade SF
McKay Garner – Record Producer, Mix Engineer, Composer

2:00 PM • How to Musician Better • Small Theater
Kat Downs (Moderator) – Sit Kitty Sit
Serafino Barto – Forgotten Dreamers (formerly Serf & James)
mike hoffman – Panic is Perfect
Sivan Lioncub – Everyone is DIrty
Alexi Rose Belchere – The Y Axes

2:00 PM • Music Business Stories • Large Theater
Kit Russell (Moderator) – Creative Consultant
Lyle Burns – Creative Consultant
Ashley Kervabon – Stoyanov – Founder of #WomenCrush Music
Fred Hausman III – President of Prize Fighter Records
Justin Pogue – Consultant / Financial Advisor / Author

3:00 PM • Tools For Industry Success • Center For New Music
Arya Zarrinkelk (Moderator) – Creative Arts Career Counselor & Musician
Marcus Ghiasi – Lead Singer of Your Fearless Leader
Elliot Gann – Executive Director at Today’s Future Sound
Paige Clem – Marketing Director for High Sierra & Musician
Michael Annuzzi – Musician

3:00 PM • Opportunities in Music Engineering • Small Theater
Kalib DuArte (Moderator) – Executive Producer Asylum Arts Record Label
Chis McGrew – Producer and Mixer at Hyde Street Studio C
Carmen Caruso – Music Producer, Engineer & Lead Singer of Agouti
Michael Romanowski – Mastering Engineer
Edmond Clare – Producer at Nova Noir Productions (Sony Music)
Chris Wirsig – Music Library Owner, Composer Producer

3:00 PM How to Treat it Like a Business • Large Theater
Peter B. Jacobsen (Moderator) – GM at Music City SF
Mark Pearson – Lawyer with ARC Law Group
Bob Duskis – President and Co-Founder of Six Degrees Records
Dae Bogan – Co-founder & CEO of TuneRegistry
Alison Lucille Griggs – Owner of Note 4 Note Accounting



Please note there are no refunds on tickets sold for this event.

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Balanced Breakfast is a group of local music industry professionals that meet for “breakfast” on a regular basis. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the local scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make substantial progress doing what they love. (Music)


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