The Music Industry
We have been re-developing our website throughout 2014 in order to improve member experiences and further assist you all in furthering your careers. Due to site personnel changes, there have been a variety of delays with the relaunch. We will keep you posted with updates. Our new site will feature a plethora of new content, enable members to connect with one another in a simpler manner, and offer many many more services and opportunities! If there are any specific kinds of content that you’d like to see on the new site send us an email as we are open to suggestions (because we’re here to serve your needs). Once the new site launches our LinkedIn group will still exist but will no longer be the primary source of The Music Business Network or its members’ activity. A $99 annual membership fee will also be imposed for both students and musicians upon the relaunch. Industry professionals and companies will not be charged but will continue to be screened for membership. All current student and musician members will be grandfathered in and will not be charged the new membership fee for their first year. Thank You For Your Patience While We Undergo These Changes!
~ The Music Business Network Team
JOIN US FOR OUR 5TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY & HOLIDAY NETWORKING EVENT ON 12/11/13!
CMJ Done? Not just yet!!! Join us for our CMJ 2013 Afterparty & Networking Event!
Date: Wednesday October 23, 2013
Time: 7:00PM – 10:00PM
Location: Pranna Lounge (79 Madison Avenue at 28th Street)
Who: This event is open to those individuals who are currently working in the music industry (including those recently laid off), musicians, and all students of the music and entertainment industries.
Event Food & Drink Specials From 7:00 – 9:00
– Draft Beer $5
– Bottled Beer $6
– Signature Cocktails $8
– Wok Fired Bowls $5
– 5 Types of Dim Sum $5
For More Info About the Venue Please Visit:
VOLUNTEER FOR ROCK THE BELLS 2013 – 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
It’s that time of year again….Rock The Bells are searching for volunteers for all four shows around the country for the 10 year anniversary of the tour. Please help spread the word.
These shows bring together some of the World’s best Hip Hop veterans for two days of liver performances at Rock the Bells. This year the line up is amazing including Wu Tang, Hopspin, Rakim, Immortal Technique, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Brothers Ali, Common, Dizzy Wright, E-40 & Too Short, Talib Kweli, Supernatural and a host of others.
Check out the website for more details http://www.rockthebells.net/ RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS CALIFORNIA: Where: San Bernardino, CA. San Manuel Amphitheater, 2575 Glen Helen Pkwy, San Bernardino, CA 92407 Date: Saturday September 7th and Sunday September 8th Time: TBD Where: Mountain View, CA. Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043 Date: Saturday September 14th and Sunday September 15th. Time: TBD WASHINGTON, DC Where: Festival Grounds @ RFK. 2400 East Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC, 20003 Date: Saturday September 28th and Sunday September 29th. Time: TBD
NEW JERSEY/NEW YORK Where: Meadowlands Racetrack, NJ. 50 Rte 120, East Rutherford, NJ 07073 Date: Saturday October 4th and Sunday October 5th. Time: TBD RESPONSIBILITIES
Volunteers will be helping the Guerilla Union team (organizers of Rock the Bells) with the VIP ticket holders area, artist meet and greet, general admission area, 1 or 2 professional volunteers will be asked to help with backstage area duties and runners to help with all kinds of stuff around the show. Its a great experience and opportunity to make contacts with the organizers and everyone will have breaks to watch some of the show.
All interested volunteers please e-mail me the following information: DEADLINES BELOW FOR APPLICATIONS TO EACH SHOW: CALIFORNIA: DEADLINE IS FRIDAY AUGUST 16th 2013 WASHINGTON, DC: DEADLINE IS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 6th 2013 NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY: DEADLINE IS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13th 2013
INCLUDE IN YOUR E-MAIL: Which show you are applying for (include the state and date) Which day you can help (if both, please indicate you are available for both days in the state in which you are applying for) Full name Address Cell Phone Number Age (You will need photo ID – 18 and over only) 2 Work References (Title, Full Name, E-mail, Telephone Number)
Send info to email@example.com
ONLY SERIOUS AND PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS NEED APPLY! Please note that you are responsible for your own transport to and from the shows.
— Ms Elnaz Nesva Regional Coordinator, Rock The Bells www.RockTheBells.net
Wednesday April 17, 2013, Music and Entertainment Industry professionals are invited to attend The Music Business Network’s Spring Networking Event “HELLO SPRING!” (hosted at White Rabbit from 7:00 – 10:00pm). Come chill, drink, and connect with individuals who comprise the future of the music industry.
This is one of our quarterly PAID networking events. We will have appetizers, giftbags, and other goodies at this event! If you have promo materials that you’d like to us to include in our giftbags at this event please contact us.
The Cost to Attend This Event Is As Follows and does not include any fees EventBrite charges for registration (**Special Promo: We’ve reduced the cost of attending for this event**):
- Non-Members of The Music Business Network– $15 to attend (Reduced from $25)
- Members of The Music Business Network – $15 to attend
- Student – $15 to attend
Event Overview & Recent & Upcoming Events
The Music Business Network hosts monthly (no fee) “Music Connect” meet-ups (in both New York City and Albany, NY) and quarterly networking events (in New York City) for Members and Potential members so that they may connect and interface with one another on a more personal level in an intimate setting. “Music Connect” monthly meet-ups are held at various locations throughout New York City and are held in Albany, NY at Lark Tavern (on the last Wednesday of each month from 6:00pm – 9:00pm).
Our Next MUSIC CONNECT Event in New York City will be on 2/20/13 from 7:00 – 10:00pm at White Rabbit
Our First MUSIC CONNECT Event in New York’s Capital District will be on 2/27/13 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at Lark Tavern (Albany, NY)
**We Are Currently Planning our Spring (Quarterly – Paid) Networking Event – Keep Checking Back for More Information!**
Thank you to all who attended The Music Business Network’s 2012 Holiday Meet Up at Aspen Social Club on 12/5/12!
Wednesday March 21, 2012, Music and Entertainment Industry professionals are invited to attend The Music Business Network’s 3rd Annual Post-SXSW Networking Event
After the craziness of SXSW, come chill, drink, and meet the individuals who make up the future of the music industry.
Musicians – Bring Your Press kits and Demos for consideration to perform at the The Music Business Network’s “Music Takes Over Albany” Festival (in October) – this will be held October 9th – October 13th
**More Details To Follow**
This event is open to those individuals who are currently working in the music industry, musicians, and all students of the music and entertainment industries. Come along to meet a host of excellent people working in the music industry.
** YOU MUST RSVP TO ATTEND THIS EVENT **
PLEASE NOTE: There is a $5 Cover Charge To Attend This Event
SPREAD THE WORD to your friends and colleagues in the music industry and Don’t forget to bring your business cards!!!!
For More Info About the Venue Please Visit: www.madamex.com
- Beer (Amstel, Corona, IPA, Yuengling, Original Sin Hard Cider) – $4
- Well Drinks & House Champagne – $5
- Specialty Cocktails (Born Yesterday, Cherry Pop, Indecent Proposal, MadameX, Paradise Found, P***y Galore) – $5
- House Wine (Pino Grigio & Pino Noir) – $5
Wednesday October 26 2011, Music and Entertainment Industry professionals were invited to attend The Music Business Network’s 3rd Annual Post-CMJ Networking Event. After the craziness of CMJ, individuals who are currently working in the music industry, musicians, and all students of the music and entertainment industries came out to chill, drink, and meet a host of excellent individuals who make up the future of the music industry.
**Check out our Event Information & Pics page to view more photos from the event.**
Here’s Some Feedback We’ve Received from Attendees:
“I wanted to email you and say thank you for having that wonderful event at the Blue Owl. Made some great connections and met some talented people. Who knew some many talented folks in one space. Keep doing your thing and looking forward to the next one.” – Brooklyn Ink Songs
“Thank you for hosting the networking event at The Blue Owl last Wednesday – I wish I could have stayed longer. The crowd was quite the interesting amalgamation of young entertainment professionals – I look forward to attending events in the future.” – An Attendee from The Harry Fox Agency
The 10th Annual Washington DC Hip Hop Theater Festival
Date: July 11 – July 16, 2011
Location: The Saint Stephens Church
Time: 6:00pm- Midnight
Celebrating our tenth anniversary in Washington, DC the Hip-Hop Theater Festival returns to celebrate the best in local and national culture from the Hip-Hop generation. The 2011 Festival presents a series of free and low cost events for Capitol residents.
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