Music Marketing Meetup: The DIY Musician: Jessica Boudreaux, The Slants, and Yardsss at Doug Fir Lounge

Doug Fir Lounge830 E Burnside St. PortlandOR97214

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 1pm show
all ages
In an effort to establish an educational conversation amongst musicians, Vortex, MOGO Music Festival and J-Fell Presents are hosting a panel featuring pro do-it-yourselfers from the local scene talking about recording and self-releasing music, booking creative tours, promoting it all—and more. Panelists include Simon Tam of The Slants, Jessica Boudreaux of Summer Cannibals, and Krist Krueger of Self Group. Moderated by Jason Fellman of J-Fell, the conversation will provide insight and expertise into how to be a DIY musician. The event is all ages, free and runs from 1 to 4pm. Plus, you'll also be able to score copies of Vortex's newest mag! RSVP using the Get Tickets link below.

Want to school yourself before the meetup?

Vortex, J-Fell Presents and MOGO Music Festival have organized several past music marketing meetups and here are some tips from those panels on:

▶ How to license your music: Listen below to get more advice from a local agency and artist
▶ How to turn your concert into an experience
▶ How to sell out your next show
▶ Why you should not go dark on social media between shows
How to book gigs
Record labels 101
How to get press

Have questions for our panelist that you'd like answered? Featuring Simon Tam of The Slants (author of multiple music industry books, TEDx speaker, and fighter of the Supreme Court), Jessica Boudreaux of Summer Cannibals and New Moss Records (independent touring musician set to self-release her debut solo record—watch her new vid below!), and Krist Krueger of Self Group (collective record label with writing, recording, manufacturing, promotion, and event production experience, plus performing artist as Yardsss, Southerly and more), feel free to leave our panelists questions in the comments below or on our Facebook event page.

See you on Sunday, November 5 at the Doug Fir!

Lead photo by Brent Angelo Photography

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