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615: Why Your Label, Publisher, and Agent Have This Area Code

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Music City is developing far beyond the major label country business. Artists are finding creative support and a business infrastructure that is unique. The panel will provide an in-depth discussion of why Nashville is the hotbed for up-and-coming and established artists.


MODERATOR Howell O'Rear Attorney McInteer & O'Rear PLC

Music business, copyright, and trademark lawyer based in Nashville.

Paul Roper Pres Dualtone Music Group

John Strohm Sr Counsel Loeb & Loeb LLP

Robert Clement Co-Owner American Songwriter

Robert is CEO and co-founder of Songspace, has worked in media, music and technology for ten years. From 2004-2012 as co-owner and publisher of American Songwriter Magazine, Robert transformed the 20 year-old trade magazine into a nationally recognized media brand now reaching over 250,000 monthly unique readers worldwide.

Before moving to Nashville, Robert lived in Birmingham, AL and prior to that graduated from Auburn University magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Andrew Colvin Agent Ground Control Touring