John Kohl, CEO of TuneGO®, Inc., a multi-platform music discovery network that connects independent artists with the music industry, will be a featured speaker at the annual Vegas Music Summit. Kohl will participate in the panel discussion titled “The Streaming Business“ 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Fremont Room in the Downtown Grand Hotel. The music and media conference returns to Downtown Las Vegas Feb. 2 and 3.
“It is great to have such a premier music event right in our own backyard,” said Kohl. “As a Vegas resident myself, I look forward to the chance to participate in an event that provides insight into the music business and a platform for the many talented musicians within our community looking for a big break. It is a mission that we at TuneGO® share with VMS: to provide undiscovered artists an opportunity to be heard and a chance to break on through to the other side of the music business.”
“TuneGO is such an emerging and exciting platform in the music-tech industry and is doing great things for independent artists, we’re delighted to have them contributing to the event,” said Brian Saliba of Vegas Music Summit.
PANEL DISCUSSION TOPIC: “The Streaming Business”
2015 marked the transition for paid streaming subscriptions out-selling physical and digital sales. Where are we headed? How is it affecting different facets of the music industry from label owners, managers, attorneys, tech start-ups and artists? And how do artists stand out on the different streaming platforms?
Moderator: Holmes Pooser, CBS Radio
Speakers: John Kohl, CEO / TuneGO®
Ash Avildsen, Owner / Sumerian Records
Tiffany R. Almy, Entertainment Attorney / ReedSmith
Scott Sheldon, Manager / RM 64 (AWOLNATION, Iron Tom)
Vegas Music Summit, an annual music and media conference plus festival, is one of the hottest events to showcase prominent, emerging artists and give a forum for industry experts to share insight on a diverse range of topics in the music industry, including A & R, social media, touring, music licensing, songwriting, management, legal and production.
About Vegas Music Summit
Created in 2008, by veteran industry professionals with deep relationships in the A&R and creative recording community, VMS floods Downtown Las Vegas for a 2-day/2-night event, showcasing artists, industry professionals and entertainment education. Industry panels feature some of the most influential people in the music and tech business. VMS participants include music executives from major and indie labels, producers, recording/touring artists, booking agents, promoters, managers, attorneys and music publishers. For more information, visit www.vegasmusicsummit.com.
TuneGO® is a multi-platform music discovery network that connects independent artists with legendary music producers, songwriters and promoters as well as consumers worldwide. Its interactive online community helps independent musicians and singers build their international fan base and grow as artists through personalized career development tools, community and industry feedback, and analytics of their music listening trends. For more information visit www.TuneGO.com, or contact TuneGO at info@TuneGO.com.