2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Music Curation Through Artist Festivals

Friday, March 18
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 17B
531 E 4th St

As the universe of music festivals continues to simultaneously expand and contract, one model that has had success is the artist-curated event. From Solid Sound to the Gathering of the Jugglalos there are many ways to approach this challenge. We'll discuss all aspects of the process particularly the sweet sauce of booking a lineup that both satisfies curator and audience with professionals who have pulled off the challenge successfully. We'll also discuss how the creators keep the concept relevant over time.

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Mark Kates  at SXSW

Mark Kates


Fenway Recordings

Michele Fleischli

Artist Rel

The Windish Agency

Michele has been an artist manager for two decades, having guided the careers of Bad Religion, Sonic Youth, Beck, Tenacious D, Ryan Adams and Charlotte Gainsbourg, as well as provided support for F...

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Eric Mayers at SXSW

Eric Mayers


Red Light Management

Eric is a manager at Red Light Management, where he manages Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek, and is also the touring and production director for My Morning Jacket, Flight of the Conchords, Preserva...

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Alex Maas

Lead Singer

Black Angels


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