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Thursday, September 25th

3:00pm-
6:00pm
REGISTRATION (RUSTY RUDDER)
7:00pm-
8:30pm
MID DECK PARTY @ RUSTY RUDDER, FREE BUD LIGHT & MUNCHIES (Badges Required)
7:00pm-
1:00am
SHOWCASES AT VENUES

Friday, September 26th

11:00am-
5:00pm

REGISTRATION (RUSTY RUDDER)

11:00am–
4:00pm
TRADESHOW (RUSTY RUDDER)
11:30am-
1:00pm
Interviews with Artist & Industry Profesionals for DBMC
DVD Short Documentary (RUSTY RUDDER TRADE SHOW)
12:00pm–
4:00pm
OCEAN 98.1 ACOUSTIC STAGE (RUDDER DECK, STAGE B)
11:30am–
5:00pm
PANEL DISCUSSIONS (RUSTY RUDDER, STAGE C)
2:00pm-
4:00pm
MENTORING SESSIONS (RUSTY RUDDER/TRADE SHOW, SIGN UP AT REGISTRATION TABLE)
5:30pm-
7:00pm
5:30PM-7:00PM: DOWNHOME DELAWA RE BBQ – BOTTLE & CORK
Sponsored by Bud Light and Absolut at The Bottle & Cork (1807 Highway One). Free Food catered by Jimmy’s
Grille w/ Special performances by Adam Kowalczyk, and Colourslide (winner – Song of the Year, John Lennon
Songwriting Contest). Badges Required – 21+ Only
7:00pm-
1:00am
SHOWCASES AT VENUES

MENTORING/DEMO LISTENING SESSIONS
The Dewey Beach Music Conference and Festival Mentoring Sessions offer unique networking opportunities. All showcase performers and registrants can sign up for 20 minute sessions with a select group of music industry professionals. Meet one-on-one with someone who can help your act chart a course for success. Get the information and contacts you can use to advance your career. Your session also includes demo listening and critique. Artists should submit their best work and be prepared for some knee-jerking opinions and critiques regarding production, structure, vocal/lyrical content and musicianship.


PANEL DISCUSSIONS (STAGE C) RUSTY RUDDER
11:30am-
1:00pm

Meet the Producers

Dick Hodgen – Osceola Studios (Moderator)
Vic Steffens – Horizon Music group
Ian Schreier – Osceola Studios
Jon King – Smoking Gun Recording
Ted Comerford – Low Watt Recording/BK Entertainment
Gary Filadelfo – Garrett Studios
Dan McLoughlin – Garden Street Music / The Pushstars
Dustin Burnett – Plume Media

1:30pm-
3:00pm
Meet the Talent Buyers/Agents - DIY Topics

Chris Lausch – Dogfish/Industry of Music (Moderator)
Jeremy Weiss – Independent/CI records
Jim Thorpe – Brownies 23E./Triumph
David Silbaugh – Summerfest
Kyle Brendle – Stone Pony
Brian Waymire – DreamScapers / RedGorilla Music Fest
3:30pm-
5:00pm
Publishing, Licensing and Performance Rights

Jamie Dominguez – SESAC (Moderator)
George Stein, Esq. – Entertainment Lawyer
Marcy Wagman – Mad Dragon
Neeta Ragoowansi – Sound Exchange
Patrick Sullivan – Rights Flow
Robert Case – New Pants Publishing
Blake Athen – Human Factor
Van Wilson – 5 Points Records

Saturday, September 27th

11:00am–
2:00pm
REGISTRATION (RUSTY RUDDER)
11:30am-
3:00pm
TRADE SHOW (RUSTY RUDDER)
11:30am-
1:00pm
Interviews with Artist & Industry Profesionals for DBMC
DVD Short Documentary (RUSTY RUDDER TRADE SHOW)
11:30am-
5:00pm
PANEL DISCUSSIONS (RUSTY RUDDER/STAGE C)
12:00pm–
4:00pm
OCEAN 98.1 ACOUSTIC STAGE (RUDDER DECK – STAGE B)
1:00pm–
3:00pm

MENTORING SESSIONS (RUSTY RUDDER/TRADE SHOW, SIGN UP AT REGISTRATION TABLE)

5:30pm–
7:00pm
ARTIST/INDUSTRY RECEPTION @ VENUS ON THE HALFSHELL
Sponsored by Bud Light and Absolut at Venus on the Half Shell (Dagsworthy Street) ) Complimentary Bud Light, Absolut Drinks & Food. Badges Required. PERFORMANCES BY: TRUSTFALL, AUTOVAUGHN
7:00pm–
1:00am
SHOWCASES AT VENUES

PANEL DISCUSSIONS (STAGE C) RUSTY RUDDER
11:30am-
1:00pm
Band as a Business

Glenn Romano – Entertainment Lawyer (Moderator)
Vic Steffens – Producer
Derek Fuhrmann – The Crash Motive
Brian Waymire – DreamScapers / RedGorilla Music Fest
Michael Wood – City Lights Entertainment
Brian Cronin – Origivation Magazine/Mirror Image Duplication
Joshua Latshaw – Boy Sets Fire
Jeff Levin – Puretone Music
Matt Holmes – The Underwater
1:30pm-
3:00pm
DIY Panel – Roundtable Discusions to help artists
reach new levels in their career

Paul Sacksman (Moderator)
William Gaus – The New York Songwriters Circle CEO
Phil Schuster – Magus Entertainment
Tina Shafer – NEW YORK SONGWRITER'S CIRCLE
Allison Shaw – Manic Monkee Management/Listen Records/Sony
Dustin Burnett – Plume Media
Michele Samuel – Manager
Joe Scrocca Jr. – SCROCCA ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
12:00pm-
1:30pm
Indie Music Busines Workshop with Madalyn Sklar & Tish Meeks

FREE BEER! Bud Light Lime & Mich Ultra (Executive Suite –Rusty Rudder Offices). Madalyn Sklar of GoGirlsMusic.com and Tish Meeks of the party punk band 3 Kisses will host an informal yet very informative music business workshop on Social Networks for Musicians
and How To Get Band Sponsorships. They will discuss their work together helping musicians and music business professionals with their Myspace, Facebook, Twitter and Blogs. You will gain new insight on how to make these social networks work
3:30pm-
5:00pm
Demo Derby

Ted Richardson – Cedar Studios (Moderator)
Jeremy Weiss – CI Records
Jon King – Smoking Gun Recording / Nashville,TN
Peter Gilroy – PG Productions
Chris Lausch – Dogfish/Industry of Music
Joshua Latshaw – Boy Sets Fire
Jim Thorpe – Brownies 23E./Triumph
PANEL DISCUSSIONS (EXECUTIVE SUITE) RUSTY RUDDER OFFICES
2:00pm-
3:30pm

Maximize Your Song's Potential

Seminar will cover - Initial Song Evaluation, Arrangement Do's and Dont's, Learn Tips & Tricks for sonic quality,
Increase your Audience target market in a fun and lighthearted way, music supervisor and producer Blake Althen of Human Factor offers a real time demonstration of how to maximize your song for radio play, television placement, and feature film placement. (Free Beer) (Executive Suite - Rusty Rudder Offices)


Sunday, September 28th

11:00am-
1:00pm
EGGS N KEGS @ NALU HAWAIIAN SURF BAR & GRILLE
(1306 COASTAL HIGHWAY , Dewey Beach, DE)
FREE BREAKFAST BUFFET W/ BUD LIGHT & ABSOLUT BLOODY MARY’S. Badges Required
 


2008 Panelists

Dick Hodgen
Osceola Studios

Vic Steffens
Horizon Music group

Ian Schreier
Osceola Studios

Jon King
Smoking Gun Recording

Ted Comerford
Low Watt Recording

Gary Filadelfo
Garrett Studios

Dustin Burnett
Plume Media

Dan McLoughlin
Garden Street Music/Pushstars

Chris Lausch
Dogfish/Industry of Music

Jeremy Weiss
Independent/CI Records

Jim Thorpe
Independent/Brownies 23E.

David Silbaugh
Summerfest

Kyle Brendle
Stone pony

Brian Waymire
DreamScapers/RedGorilla Music Fest

George Stein, Esq.
Entertainment Lawyer

Marcy Wagman
Mad Dragon

Neeta Ragoowansi
Sound Exchange

Glenn Romano
Entertainment Lawyer

Vic Steffens
Producer

Michael Wood
City Lights Entertainment

Brian Cronin
Origivation Magazine/Mirror Image Duplication

Joshua Latshaw
Boy Sets Fire

Jeff Levin
Puretone Music

Aaron Burton
Fizzkicks

Lou Plaia
REVERBNATION.com

Phil Schuster
Magus Entertainment

Tina Shafer
New York Songwriters Circle

Allison Shaw
Listen Records/Sony

Joe Mattis
Slugfest Records

Paul Sacksman
Listern Station

Jeremy Weiss
CI Records

Ted Richardson
Cedar Studios

Jon King
Smoking Gun Recording/Nashville,TN

Peter Gilroy
PG Productions