MXM2014 Radio Panel

Now in it’s second year, the MixMaster Music Conference & Showcase (aka #MXM2015) is a music industry event that brings music professionals and local artists together to share information, connect, collaborate, and showcase some of the best local talent that Lawrence has to offer.

The aim of #MXM2015 is to support the local and regional music industry by informing and improving the creative and business practices of artists and musicians, while also offering a unique concert experience for the community. #MXM2015 sees expanded programs and partnerships, with two days of workshops, performances and discussions. Read more below and join us on May 1st-2nd in Lawrence!


Lawrence_Public_Library_official_logoFriday May 1st [Daytime]

Production Workshops
Sound + Vision Studio,
Lawrence Public Library
sound+vision mixer9.30am – 5pm

Join local music producers for a master class and open discussion in music production techniques and approaches, and get a sneak peak into studio sessions of some of the best locally-produced music.

Click here for full details and to sign-up
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9.30am: Jim Barnes (Hembree, Quiet Corral)
11.15am: Mike West (Truckstop Honeymoon, Wells the Traveler, Betse Ellis)
1.30pm: Ed Rose (LPL, Motion City Soundtrack, The New Amsterdams)
3.15pm: Robert Rebeck (Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko, Origin)


ingredient+fivebarFriday May 1st [Evening]
Songwriter Night
Five Bar & Tables
7pm til late

fivebar july19Open mic night with a twist! Performers each play three songs – two original compositions and one cover version of a song from an artist who has influenced their songwriting.

Hosted by Carswell & Hope
Special guest F.A.I.T.H.

Open mic sign-up to be announced soon!
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Don at mxm2014Saturday May 2nd [Daytime]

Music Conference & Panels
The Bottleneck
12noon – 5pm | Tickets: $12
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12pm – 12.50pm: Music Industry Mechanics

The music industry, where it’s come from, where it’s going, and where you fit in.
Don Simon (Mudstomp Records, Midwest Music Foundation, KCVLAA)
Isaac Flynn (Pipeline Productions, Hembree)
Nick Carswell (InterUrban ArtHouse, Silly Goose Records)

1pm – 2pm: Assemble! Building Your Team

It takes a whole team of people to support a successful recording and touring artist.
How do you put together a great team for your music, and who does what?
Panel: Isaac Flynn (Pipeline Productions, Hembree), Katlyn Conroy (La Guerre), Rolf Petermann (Whatever Forever), Bill Sundahl (KKFI), Steve Ozark (Ozark Talent)

2pm – 3pm: Break & Networking

Mingle with music industry folks and get to know your local music community.

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3pm – 3.50pm: A Moving Target: Music promotion and growing your audience

Growing your audience is easier said than done. Pick up some tips and tricks.
Panel: Fally Afani (iheartlocalmusic.com), Chris Haghirian (INK Magazine, Middle of the Map Fest), Kelly Corcoran (Love Garden), Mike Logan (The Granada)

4pm – 5pm: Demo Dip

A chance to submit your demo to be listened to live and followed by honest feedback from music journalists and industry experts. Bring your best stuff on a CD!
Panel: Barry Lee (KKFI), Sarah Bradshaw (The Bridge 90.9FM), Tim Finn (Kansas City Star), Chris Haghirian (INK Magazine), Matt Primovic (KJHK)



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Saturday May 2nd [Evening]
Live Showcase – The Bottleneck | 7pm-late | Tickets: $7



[The Record Machine]

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[Silly Goose Records]

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[Whatever Forever]

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[The Record Machine]

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[Dusty International]

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