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Adult Rock Music Meeting

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At a radio station, the programming staff meets regularly to decide which new songs they're going to add to their playlist. At these "music meetings," songs are presented that many of the participants are hearing for the first time. We'll dig deep to find exciting unreleased music to play for our esteemed panel of adult rock radio professionals. Audience members and panelists alike will rate each song 1-10 immediately after auditioning each track, and discussion about their potential for radio airplay will ensue from both sides of the floor.


MODERATOR Sean Coakley Owner Songlines

Has spent the last twenty years with Songlines, a marketing and promotion company specializing in rock and roots music for adults. Previously, he headed MMA Management/rooArt Records (INXS), North America (1991–93) which followed twelve years of radio promotion and artist development at Arista (1983–91) and ATCO/Atlantic (1978–83). Loves dogs and baseball.

Liz Mozzocco Music Dir WAPS-FM

Liz Mozzocco is the Music Director at the Summit, a member-supported music station in Akron, Ohio (hometown of the Black Keys, Chrissie Hynde and Devo!). In addition to choosing songs for the station, she books bands in the Summit’s new performance space and hosts a weekly new music hour called Liz’s Found Sound.

Jim McGuinn Program Dir KCMP The Current

Jim McGuinn joined 89.3 The Current in January 2009 as Program Director and on-air host. Ever since seeing the Clash for his first concert, McGuinn has been hooked on rock 'n' roll- whether via radio, playing bass, or corrupting our youth by teaching an actual university course in "Rock and Roll Cinema." He lives in St Paul with his son Jameson, cat Sylvia, and tremendously understanding wife Christine.

Jessica Besack Program Dir Sirius XM Satellite Radio

Program Director at Sirius XM - The Spectrum.

Norm Winer Program Dir WXRT Radio

Rob Reinhart Exec Producer Acoustic Cafe/RDR Radio

Acoustic Café is a two hour weekly radio show, and an independent media production of RDR Radio, LLC. The program is produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart, who started the show in 1995. The show is carried by 90 affiliate station, Voice Of America worldwide, and heard in numerous forms on the Internet.

Each week, listeners around the globe tune in to Acoustic Café to hear the latest from today’s great songwriting talents in all genres.

Bruce Warren Asst Station Mgr, Programming WXPN FM

Hi folks! Nice to meet you. I work at WXPN in Philly. I tweet @somevelvetblog way too much. I blog a bit at Some Velvet Blog My favorite color is blue. My favorite candy is Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. I love Drake.