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Music Expo Announces the First Round Of Speakers and Exhibitors

Music Expo Announces the First Round Of Speakers and Exhibitors for Upcoming Nashville Conference

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 28, 2019) - Music Expo in association with Sound On Sound Magazine announces the first round of speakers and exhibitors for its' upcoming Nashville conference. Making a return for the second year, the multi-city conference series for music makers will be hosted by SAE Institute and take place on Saturday, Sept. 21st. Offering unparalleled, up-close access to some of the most successful music creators, the series provides a full-day of hyper-focused workshops, live demos, keynote presentations and panels, offering attendees tracks in audio technology, music creation and business.

Music Expo Nashville will welcome multiple GRAMMY-winning producers, engineers, songwriters, music artists and leading technology brands. Esteemed music makers confirmed thus far include Producers and Engineers; Zach Allen (Keb Mo, Buddy Guy, Maren Morris), Daniel Bacigalupi (Parker Millsap, Parmalee, Kane Brown), Bob Bullock (Art Garfunkel, Crazy Horse, REO Speedwagon), Neil Cappellino (Vince Gill, Darius Rucker, Avicii), Shani Gandhi (Kelsea Ballerini, Sarah Jarosz, The Mountain Goats), Bobby Holland (Kesha, Maggie Rose, ZZ Ward), David Kalmusky (Journey, Shawn Mendez, Keith Urban), Tim Lauer (‘Nashville’ TV Show, Taylor Swift, BMW), Matt Leigh (Natalie Grant, Ronnie Milsap, The Cult), Pete Lyman (Brandi Carlile, Chris Stapleton), Piper Payne (Third Eye Blind, Madame Gandhi, Geographer), Jonell Polansky (Tim McGraw, Many Barnett, Collin Raye), F. Reid Shippen (Little Big Town, Ingrid Michaelson, Steven Tyler), Robert Venable (Kelly Clarkson, Twenty One Pilots, JLo) and Femke Weidema (Belle Mt, Dancing On Tables, Annie Bosko). Multi-instrumentalists/artists include; Laura Donohue, Hayley McLean (Buddy Guy, Maren Morris, Chad Brownlee) and Folk-Blues band South For Winter. Music industry notables include Craig Anderton, Author of Electronic Projects for Musicians, How to Record and Mix Guitar and Digital Delay Handbook, Beville Dunkerley, Head of Country Music at Pandora, Greg Ondo, Senior Technical Specialist at Steinberg, Valerie Pensa, Senior VP of Marketing at RCA Records and Shani Fuller Tillman, VP of Marketing at RCA Records.

Music Expo will host at least a dozen exhibitors for the Nashville edition with a mix of audio demo rooms and displays of the latest technology and products. Exhibitors confirmed thus far include; the Audio Engineering Society (AES), Full Scale AV, Genelec, Harrison, IK Multimedia, Kali Audio, Prism Sound, SAE Institute, Steinberg, SoundGirls, Women In Audio and Yamaha. Exhibitor packages are still available at For sponsorship opportunities, contact [email protected].

“Music Expo made its debut in Nashville last year, to standing room only for every session that we had on our programming. It was incredible and the Nashville community has been very receptive to us. We are eager to bring this collaborative platform back to a place that is a hub for so many creators,” said Loïc Maestracci, Founder of Music Expo.

Gold Sponsors for the 2019 season include Yamaha and Steinberg. Presented in association with Sound On Sound magazine, additional media sponsors include Gearslutz, Making Music, SonicScoop and Tape Op. Music Expo Nashville is one in a series of conferences for music makers held nationwide.

Early bird tickets for all cities are on sale now at:

Use code GearslutzMX2019 for an exclusive 20% discount on all tickets!
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