Second Annual OU Music Industry Summit to Feature Chuck D

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The second annual Ohio University Music Industry Summit will take place on Ohio University’s Athens campus on Thursday, March 28. The event features a wide array of regional and national music industry professionals speaking about the industry that they have succeeded in. The summit will also feature an artist showcase with Doc Robinson, Blueprint, and WYD to take place in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

Space for the event is limited, and registration is required. Registration can be completed at this link.

Check out the schedule of events below, and listen to WOUB’s interview with the summit’s director, Josh Antonuccio, embedded above.

11 a.m.

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Nora Felder, Music Supervisor of Stranger Things; Moderator: Liz Pahl, Host of Life’s Soundtrack Podcast

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Entrepreneurial Artists in the Making
Moderator: Eddie Ashworth, School of Media Arts & Studies
Panelists: Blueprint, Jonathan Vernon & Nick D’Andrea of Doc Robinson, Carly Fratianne, Maddy Ciampa & Courtney Hall of WYD

2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Keynote Conversation: Chuck D
Moderator: Josh Antonuccio, School of Media Arts & Studies

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Building the Music Festival Industry in Ohio
Moderator: Tim Peacock, Director, Nelsonville Music Festival
Panelists: Debbie Branscom, Founder, Cincinnati Events Management; Marissa McClellan, Marketing Director, PromoWest Productions; Conor Stratton, Director, Good Guys Entertainment

5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Sameer Gadhia of Young The Giant
Moderator: April Kulcsar, Tour Manager of Young The Giant, Joywave, and OAR

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Networking Mixer in the CoLab – DJ’d by Bobby Booshay

8:30 p.m. – Midnight
Artist Showcase in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium
9 – 10 p.m. WYD
10 – 11 p.m. Blueprint
11 p.m. – 12 a.m. Doc Robinson

Registration for the OHIO Music Industry Summit is free and guarantees access to all panel discussions, the networking hour and the live artist showcase. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.