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 streaming & programming, management, marketing/PR, health & wellness, and promotion.
Michael Starr is the Senior Director of National Promotion at Glassnote Records, and resides in Texas for the NY-based label. He helps lead a team that broke artists like Mumford & Sons, CHVRCHES, Childish Gambino, Jade Bird, The Strumbellas, and more at radio. Michael has nearly 30 years of music industry background that includes retail, distribution, and label experience. He cherishes time spent working with and developing artists, and mentoring up-and-coming talent emerging in industry.
You can see Michael’s full bio on his 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.