James Evans (Interscope): 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 streaming & programming, management, marketing/PR, and touring.

He has been with Interscope for 23 years working on U2, The Wallflowers, Imagine Dragons, Sting, Sheryl Crow, Dermot Kennedy and many others. He works on partnering with radio stations (program directors, music directors, marketing directors) around the country on behalf of their artists. Prior to Interscope, he worked with Hollywood Records, Island Records and as a marketing director for WHJY/WHJJ (Rock radio and news talk/sports).

You can see Jame’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.

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