Brad Kennard (Concord Music): 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 songwriting, publishing, and A&R.

Brad Kennard is currently VP-A&R in the Nashville office of global-independent publisher, Concord Music, where he works with 2018 CMA Album of the Year Winner, 2019 Album of the Year Grammy Nominee, Ian Fitchuk (producer/writer - Kacey Musgraves’ “Golden Hour”), Ruelle (Billboard #1 Top Synch Artist ), Blair Daly (Uncle Cracker, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood), and more.

You can see Brad’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: Advanced