Yellow Phone Music Conference 2012

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  Booking 15 Sonicbids bands

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DEADLINE EXTENDED! Yellow Phone Music Conference (YPMC) is a three day gathering of talented artists and music professionals scheduled for September 6th through 9th, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Milwaukee, WI. YPMC will present engaging panel discussions and mentor sessions with experienced, respected leaders in the music business, bringing professionals, artists and fans together to share ideas and discover new opportunities. At least 15 slots are reserved for Sonicbids artists.

All bands who get selected will get one free badge and wristbands for the rest of the band. Additional badges will be available for purchase at a significant discount.

Kevin Lyman, founder of Warped Tour, Mayhem and Country Throwdown, as well as co-founder of SideOneDummy Records, has been confirmed as a panelist for 2012. Additional confirmed panelists are Jeff Castelaz – Founder/Owner, Dangerbird Records; Nick Haussling – A&R, Warner Bros. Records; Sep V – Founder/Owner, Bright Antenna Records; Mollie Moore – A&R, Atlantic Records, Johnny K – Multi-Platinum Producer; Peter Cohen – Talent Produce for NBC’s “The Voice”. More to be announced soon!

Yellow Phone is a more focused version of larger conferences which seem to have become less accessible to up-and-coming talent and new industry professionals. The priorities of those conferences have been redirected toward launching signed acts instead of showcasing undiscovered talent. Yellow Phone, on the other hand, is focused on the unsigned artists. With fewer artists and fewer venues, the quality of the talent presented is paramount.

Yellow Phone's goal is to bring together career oriented artists and positive, forward-thinking leaders in today’s music business, taking the best qualities of the larger industry conferences and downsizing them into a concentrated, quality experience with powerful, pertinent takeaways.