Tuesday, Oct. 13
The Gallery @ Dream Downtown

CMJ’s Inaugural Technology Day kicks off the conference on Tuesday, October 13 with a laser eye on latest in music technology from the likes of video platform; Mew365—the collaboration between the Danish band and their fans using Office 365; Concert Window—the live streaming platform for musicians with flexible monetization options; and IBM Watson-yes, the same Watson that competed on Jeopardy!.

See the full list of conference speakers.


Wednesday, Oct. 14
The Gallery @ Dream Downtown

College Day celebrates CMJ’s college radio contingency, the always exciting medium that fosters the future major players in the music industry, with a full day of college radio programming, featuring music from exciting new Australian bands provided by Sounds Australia.

The CMJ College Radio Awards, highlight the best of college radio in categories like Station of the Year and Biggest Champion of the Local Scene.

New styles of programming include radio airchecks, five to eight minute dynamic presentations telling the most interesting stories in college radio; radio programing throughout the week will feature speakers from NPR Music, SiriusXM, Music Choice, Mute, Secretly Group, Saddle Creek, Ninja Tune, and Merge.

See the full list of conference speakers.


Thursday, Oct. 15
PHD Lounge @ Dream Downtown

International Day, taking place at Dream Downtown’s posh PHD Lounge, solidifies CMJ as a cornerstone event for artists breaking into the U.S. market.

This series of programming is uniquely designed for CMJ’s growing international contingency with topics including ‘The Hometown Hero’s Dilemma,’ ‘Exploring Opportunities Abroad,’ ‘Surviving the Windfall: Managing Large Sums of Cash for Your U.S. Campaign,’ and ‘Visas for Performing Artists: Navigating the Labyrinth.’ Featuring speakers from Marauder, Iceland Airwaves, Sounds Australia, A2IM, Indica, Kickstarter and more.

See the full list of conference speakers.

NYSBA's Continuing Legal Education Seminar

Friday, Oct. 16
The Gallery and PHD Lounge @ Dream Downtown

This year’s Entertainment Business Law Seminar will focus on The Currency of Music. New technologies always disrupt the status-quo, and while the music industry is no exception, the recent developments are truly revolutionary. The value of music— the cultural currency in the artist/fan relationship, the proliferation of technology-based music curators, and the dollars and cents of the music business— is the subject of public discourse and debate, and a new kind of music business is emerging. This year’s program is designed to bring you up to date on the latest trends and to look ahead to challenges and opportunities in the music business and the applicable law.

This program is accredited for a total of 6.0 MCLE credit hours, 5.0 in Professional Practice and 1.0 in Ethics, this program is non-transitional and does not qualify for newly admitted attorneys.

Register through New York State Legal Bar Association.

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All CMJ Music Marathon events are subject to change without notice.