Laurel Stearns (LSS MGMT/Primary Wave): Mentor

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Signing up to speak with Lauren Stearns is highly recommended if you're interested in developing artists, touring, A&R and marketing.

Before venturing off on her own Laurel Stearns for a year and a half, built a small roster at Prospect Park(The Firm) with Red Fang, White Denim , Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Jenny O. and Father John Misty as well as day to day for Danzig, spent 8 years at Capitol Records, 3 years at Red Light Management office and 6 years as an independent manager.

Currently she has partnered with Primary Wave Music (roster includes: Red Fang, U.S. Girls , Baskery, The Album Leaf) and together they are fast becoming a hub of creativity with all the resources at hand on the management side and Primary Wave’s huge publishing catalog with BMG. Laurel is also a partner in the soon to be launched Lucid Tunes, a high resolution interactive streaming platform.

You can see Laurel’s full bio on her speaker page.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced