Kimberly Ross (Hardland Management): Mentor


Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Walk-ups may be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with industry leaders and professionals from a variety of fields spanning interactive, film, and music.

Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in management, marketing/PR, and touring.

Kim Ross of Hard Land Management ( is based in Denver, CO. Kim has held a variety of roles in the music industry that have helped develop her skill set and become a well rounded manager. Kim spent five years with management company 7S management ( before accepting a role with Hard Land. Through the years Kim has worked with The Dandy Warhols, Lucero, Damian Abraham, Seratones, Brent Cowles, Lower Dens, and The Doo Wop Project.

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

Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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