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Wednesday, October 21 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Biz Bits for Musicians - Tracks, Tours and Tidbits - FREE EVENT!

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Want to take your band on tour? Ready to record your first or next album? Is your music career calling? Find out from seasoned pros how to do it right, what to expect and how to keep on the up and up!

Panelists Kris Kerry (Rialto Theater Talent Buyer), Matt Rolland (Run Boy Run), Laura Kepner Adnery (Laura and The Killed Men, The Cordials, Silver Thread Trio) and Winston Watson (XIXA, every other great band in Tucson AND Bob Dylan) will share their experiences in the industry. Topics will range from booking tours, DIY vs. Pro recording, crowdfunding and general business tips. The afternoon will be moderatered by Craig Schumacher, owner and operator of Wavelab Studios (recording mecca of bands like Calexico, Neko Case, Devotchka, Amos Lee and so many more).

This is going to be an amazing afternoon! Just to see inside Wavelab Studios is enough to make it great, but the knowledge of this panel will blow your mind. AND it's a FREE offering of 10West!

Email tana@startuptucson.com for more info or to rsvp.

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Laura Kepner Adney

Laura studied vocal performance at Oberlin Conservatory, and began living in Tucson in 2006. She sings, plays a variety of strings, makes lovely jewelry and has founded some of the finest bands Tucson has seen, folk ensemble Silver Thread Trio, rock band The Cordials and her current band, Laura and The Killed Men. She's a pro at crowd-funding and DIY touring.
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Kris Kerry

Prior to becoming Talent Buyer for the Rialto Theater, Kris Kerry booked for Plush in Tucson and St. Louis. His interest in live music and recognizing talent soon led to the creation of Lost Barrio Artists, a boutique booking agency that works with several up and coming independent artists. Kris has a BA, a BS, an MA and almost a PhD in fields totally unrelated to the music business.
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Matt Roland

Matt Rolland is a founding member, composer, fiddler and manager for the acclaimed acoustic group Run Boy Run.
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Craig Schumacher

Wavelab Studios
Schumacher is an audio engineer and the owner of WaveLab Studio in downtown Tucson, Arizona. He is also the founder of Potluck Audio Conference. He's been recording fine music since 1989, when he got the bug with his own home studio. He doesn't view recording bands as "clients", but rather as "artists" and enjoys helping them grow their career with masterful recordings and mixes.
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Winston Watson

Tucson drummer extraordinaire!

Wednesday October 21, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Wavelab Studios 111 S. 6th Ave Tucson, AZ 85701

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