ASD reigns supreme in web music dorkery, so we will be front and center at the Bandwidth conference in SF August 17-18, spying the dude who started Tourfilter in Ruby on Rails, Alejandro Escovedo, while keeping an eye on Jordan Kurland of Death Cab fame. Cool dude. A lot of smart heads are going to be at this thing, and we’ll bring you, loyal reader, the latest. Full P.R. release after the jump. –d2
Alejandro Escovedo Announced as Keynote Speaker
The Bandwidth Music | Technology Conference is pleased to announce Alejandro Escovedo will appear as the artist keynote in a "conversation with" format at the conference. The Austin-based Mr. Escovedo is a critically-lauded artist known for his intricate and stunning works. He first came to the public eye as a member of seminal Bay Area punk band The Nuns, and later as a member of the band Rank & File. Last year he released his seventh solo album, The Boxing Mirror, which was produced by John Cale. Alejandro Escovedo will appear at the conference bright and early at 9:30 am Saturday morning.
Other Keynotes: Peter Standish, VP of Marketing, Warner Bros. Records and Jordan Kurland, Zeitgeist Artist Management
On Friday, Bandwidth Conference presents two industry luminaries in conversation. On Friday morning, the conference will open with a conversation with Jordan Kurland, Zeitgeist Artist Management. Jordan manages the careers of Death Cab For Cutie, Feist, Rogue Wave, and other cutting edge artists. Later that day, Peter Standish, VP of Marketing at Warner Bros. Records, will also be interviewed. At Warner Bros. Records, Mr. Standish works with artists including Linkin Park, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day, Neil Young and others.
A Mighty Impressive Speaker Lineup...
... if we do say so ourselves. Look to the right to see the current list of speakers at the conference. For the most up-to-date schedule, go to http://www.bandwidthconference.com/schedule.html
Friends want to attend? Remind them August 14th is the deadline for the $255 pass www.bandwidthconference.com/registration.html
Music! Technology! Cocktails!
Our motto says it all. And don't forget our kickoff party! Registered attendees are also invited to the party on Thursday, August 16 at the Mars Bar at 798 Brannan at 7th. Attendees can either pick up their badges at the party, or the next day at the conference which is held at the Regency Center at Van Ness and Sutter - 1290 Sutter Street, to be exact.
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