Dave Hopper (HARD 8 WORKING GROUP): Mentor


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Signing up to speak with Dave Hopper is highly recommended if you're interested in producer or artist management, music publishing and branding/marketing.

Dave Hopper is a manager with HARD 8 WORKING GROUP and exclusively represents Record Producers, Recording & Mix Engineers and Songwriters. His current clients have credits with top-tier talent including Taylor Swift, Sia, Niall Horan, P!nk, Andra Day, BTS, Florence + The Machine, Raekwon, Yo Gotti, Moon Taxi, Lewis Capaldi, Daughtry, Birdy, Foxes, Michelle Branch and others.

In addition to Dave’s clients, HARD 8 WORKING GROUP also manages A-list performing artists such as Ashe, Billie Eilish, Brantley Gilbert, Cheat Codes, Dashboard Confessional, R.LUM.R and others. Dave himself has prior experience representing artists and additionally an extensive background in publishing as the former VP of Business Development & Creative for the Billboard Top 10 Publishing Administration company, Words & Music.

You can see Dave’s full bio on his speaker page.

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