InterContinental Hotel New Orleans
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Applications closing at 02. Mar. 2020, 06:59 CET
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All genres
Artist Type
Live Acts & DJs
No compensation
Travel Expenses
Not negotiable
Equipment provided
Sound Engineer
About the event

The Cutting Edge CE (formerly the Cutting Edge Music Business Conference) will select artists to perform at this year's event. Each band chosen members will also receive passes to attend the Conference. Seize your chance to network and become educated about all facets of the music business. As well as perform in front of industry representatives and music fans.

About the Promoter
Cutting Edge CE began started in 1993 as a conference dedicated to educating musicians and music professionals about the latest "Hot Topic and Current Trends" in the music industry. Since its inception, it has evolved into an array of entertainment workshops covering legal issues, filmmaking, interactive applications, and music business education. Cutting Edge CE brings together established and aspiring entertainment professionals; it is as much about bringing people in the entertainment business together as it is about the business of entertainment.

About the Conference
The Conference takes place in New Orleans' Central Business District and French Quarter District. New Orleans tourism leaders have transformed the Warehouse District into New Orleans' latest nightlife and festival district. Showcase locations will include Poydras, Esplanade Ave., Frenchmen St. St Claude Ave., and the French Market.

Examples of Past Speakers Include:
• Kevin Lyman (Vans Warped Tour)
• Michael Koch (CEO, Entertainment One US)
• David Silbaugh (SummerFest)
• Scott Aiges (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation)
• Michael Olsen, President eOne Nashville
• Lou Plaia (ReverbNation)
• Jake Schneider (Madison House Booking and Management)
• Linda Septien (Superstar Talent Developer)
• Lee Dannay (Vice President, A&R, Thirty Tigers)
• Jeffery Brabec, Esq. (Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs, BMG Publishing; Co-Author of the Deems Taylor Award-winning, Music Money and Success: The Insider’s Guide to Making Money in the Music Business)
• Todd Brabec, Esq. (former ASCAP Executive Vice President and Worldwide Director of Membership; Co-Author of the Deems Taylor Award-winning, Music Money and Success: The Insider’s Guide to Making Money in the Music Business)
• Martin Atkins (Entrepreneur, Music Industry Raconteur, author of Tour: Smart)

Examples of Past Performers Include
• Jess Meuse (2014 American Idol finalist)
• Zhavia (from The Four: Battle for Stardom)
• Jonathon "Boogie" Long (2011 Gibson King of the Blues)
• Captain Ledge Band (2018 Bluegrass Album of the Year)
• Tyler Marl (selected for Vans Warped Tour from 2012 showcase)
• Olga (songwriter, actress, and music supervisor showcased in 2012)
• Joel Laviolette and RattleTree Marimba (2013 showcase)
• Henry Turner Jr. and the Flavor Band (2013 showcase)