Top Industry Professionals and Regional Musicians Gather This Week for 3 Days of Industry Knowledge & Opportunities
OWENSBORO, KY, April 10, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Aspiring artists, seasoned music industry professionals, award-winning songwriters, composers, producers and engineers are scheduled to share a one-of-a-kind experience for the debut of Owensboro Music Business Expo (OMBE) on April 13-15 at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum, making Owensboro a leading destination for advancement.
Participants will experience innovative seminars/panels, workshops, jam sessions and exhibits on the creative and business side of the music industry. They will have the opportunity network with Co-Founders Adam Gaynor, formally of Matchbox 20 and Francine Marseille a longtime Entertainment Event & Talent Management Professional, along with some of the industry’s top leaders: Rick Barker, Taylor Swift’s former manager with his comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of the music industry; Michael Elsner, whose songs have been in over 180 individual television series such as American Idol, The Voice, Cold Case, EXTRA; Hank Linderman, best known for performing and producing America, Chicago, The Eagles, Keb Mo, Don Henley, John McFee (of the Doobie Brothers), and many others; Jim Dooley, Emmy Award-winning composer/songwriter, who currently scores the hit TV show ‘WALKER’ for the CW; Local engineer, producer Steve Chandler, with 5 Grammy Nominations, 2 Grammy awards, awarded IBMA Engineer of Year 2022 and has worked with Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Wynonna Judd, Willie Nelson and more; Steve Levine, Grammy award winning, Brit Award and Musicweek award winning top producer and engineer from Liverpool. Brent Harvey, Executive Producer and Founder of the HMMA’s and HIMA’s; Reggie Helm, Gordy Wilcher, Shaun Murphy, LaTasha Shemwell, Alex Alexander, Tommy Stillwell, Steve Bridgmon and more.
“It will be super informative for anyone looking to break into the Music Business, develop improved marketing skills to build their brand, or even have their music evaluated by accomplished industry professionals.” states Gaynor. “In the ever-changing world of music, the expo will help increase their chances for overall success, while seriously enjoying the process. This is the real deal….and this is going to be a great deal of fun.” states Gaynor.
The expo is bringing some of the industry’s most well-known in the business to Owensboro.
“I am proud to say, Owensboro is a music city. We are known as the Bluegrass Capitol of the World, so I’m excited for all this musical talent to come and see just what our amazing city has to offer.” said Mayor Tom Watson, City of Owensboro.
The Owensboro Music Business Expo is providing tools to better develop music careers of all types and will combine the best of education and creativity.
“I am so happy to see the industry come out to support OMBE.” Co-Founder Francine Marseille remarked. “Being able to bring such amazing award-winning professionals together with independent musicians from our region and beyond will provide an epic experience.”
Those interested in joining the Owensboro Music Business Expo can visit www.ombeoffical.com and click register before the last seats fill. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok social media platforms for updated information. Special hotel room rates are available for attendees and exhibiters by following the links on the website.
We want to thank our sponsors, Music Connection, Owensboro Visitors Bureau, Yamaha Music, Green River Distilling, Tunesmith TV on Roku and AdVentures.
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