2011 We R Indie & Indiegrrl International Music Conference

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Summary

The 2011 We R Indie & Indiegrrl International Music Conference is the place to be for valuable industry networking opportunities , educational forums designed to enhance artists' music career, and showcasing opportunities. The conference will return to Knoxville, TN at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park & Conference Center. There are 5 slots reserved for Sonicbids artists to play at the conference. The events to submit to include a Battle of the Bands, Songwriters Showcase, Female artists only mainstage and a main stage for males and females./n/nThe 2011 We R Indie & Indiegrrl International Music Conference is the place to be for valuable industry networking opportunities, educational forums designed to enhance artists' music career, and showcasing opportunities. The conference will return to Knoxville, TN at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park & Conference Center.



The event will feature leading music industry professionals as part of workshops, panels, and keynote speakers. The event also features a vendor exhibit hall and several stages where conference attendees, and the general public will view the performers. There are 5 slots reserved for Sonicbids artists to play at the conference.



Artists Can Submit for One of the Following:



  • Battle of the Bands - Open to everyone (male and female). Any duo, group, or band classified as Indie can submit for a chance to compete in the Battle of the Bands (no sound tracks allowed). Bands must perform original songs that a member wrote or co-wrote and to which he or she holds the copyrights.


  • Songwriter Showdown - Male and female solo artists only. Submitting acts must perform live with an instrument (no sound tracks allowed). Artists must perform original songs that a member wrote or co-wrote and to which he or she holds the copyrights.


  • Indiegrrl Main Stage - Open to female bands only. Solo, duo, groups, and bands that classify as Indie (independent) or on an Indie Record Label. Bands and artists must perform songs that a band member wrote or co-wrote and to which she holds the copyrights.


  • We R Indie Main Stage - Open to everyone (male and female). Solo, duo, groups, and bands that classify as Indie (independent) or on an Indie Record Label. Bands and artists must perform songs that a band member wrote or co-wrote and to which she holds the copyrights. Soundtracks can be used on this stage for solo acts, and need to supply their own CD player and cable hook ups for the venue's sound personnel to connect to its sound board.

Please note even if the submitting band is female fronted but has male musicians, submissions must be to the We R Indie main stage showcase opportunities. All members of the submitting band must register to attend the conference and are extended a discounted conference pass of $65.



Artists receive great promotion and exposure from these events, as A&R representatives and booking management are present at the showcases and artists are included in all print material distributed and place ads in various music industry magazines and local Knoxville print media.



Music industry professionals from all around the world attend this event. Artists from previous events have gotten record deals, video deals, songs placed, venue and house concert bookings, consulting deals, and more. These events showcase only Indie (independent) artists and bands or artists and bands on an Indie Record Label. Artists and bands must perform all original music and songs on all stages.