The Official Southern Soul Music Conference in atlanta
Join us on March 13 & 14
for more information call 877-ATL-SSMC (877-285-7762)
The Official Southern Soul Music Conference In Atlanta
Join us on March 13th & 14th
The Official Southern Soul Music Conference is designed for those committed to the future of Southern Soul Music with a desire to learn and grow, make professional and personal connections and elevate their careers. With a schedule packed full of informational panels, Keynote Addresses, events, showcases, and parties; be prepared for networking, meeting established professionals and making connections to help you grow in the industry. You will leave with the knowledge to think like an entrepreneur, manage the business of your music and the resources to apply to your career to take you to the next level.
The Atrium 5479 Memorial Dr, #3247, Stone Mountain, GA
Date & Time
March 13, 2020, 6:00 PM - March 15, 2020 - 1:00 AM
Speakers and Panelist
Music industry professionals to speak on a variety of topics relating directly to the Southern Soul genre and the business side of the music industry. More to be announced.
Jay Boogie Jerry Mason
CEO at the boogie report
Radio Personality at The Blues At Sunrise, The Boogie Report at Mason Media Services and Radio Host at The Blues Buffet
Ron G. Ronald Suggs Jr.
Producer/ owner Ron G. Productions
Award Winning Producer; Credits include LeBrado, Big Yayo, Big Pokey, Vic Allen, Mose Stovall, Le'Velle, Tara Keith, Columbus Toy, Miss Lady Blues and many more
J Flood Jerry Flood
Owner/Founder Advantage Recordings/ Artist Manager
Advantage Recording artist
Lacee, Tre Williams and Fat Daddy. Has worked with Tucka, Theodis Ealey, Pokey, Omar Cunningham, and Calvin Richardson
J Red the Nephew Jesse Redmond
Owner/Founder soul mop music group/Artist Manger
Award Winning Southern Soul/R&B Recording Artist, Producer & Promoter. Has worked with Missy Elliott, Sir Charles, Young Buck(G-Unit), Theodis Ealey Big Bubb(Today), Karen Wolfe, Theo Huff, Willie Hill, NayCole and Shay Denise and more
veteran radio host
39 years in radio. Georgia Radio Hall of Fame . Former On Air Personality at Classix 102.9, Kiss 1o4
Robert Aydlett Jr
owner BS2 Photography
Professional Graphic Artist and Industry Image Consultant Sound and Lighting Technician.Celebrity Photographer of First Lady Michelle Obama, Monica, Trey Songz, LeBron James, Tank, Bruce Springsteen, Doug E Fresh and many more
Founded in 1939 BMI is a global leader in music rights management, BMI serves as an advocate for the value of music, representing 15 million musical works created and owned by more than 1 million songwriters, composers and music publishers.
friday 6:00 pM
Southern Soul Social: Meet and Greet
6:00 PM Early Check -In & On Site Registration 7:00 PM Conference attendees and Showcase participants networking opportunity with cocktails and food and enjoy music provided by DJ Uncle Verge from Atlanta and DJ Cutty Cut from Indianapolis
saturday 10:00 AM
Conference attendees partake in a variety of industry related learning session and discussion panels. Topics including:
10:00 AM Check -In and On-Site Registration
11:00 AM: Welcome Address
11:05 - 11:35 AM. Copyright
11:40 - 12:25 AM. Publishing and Royalties
12:39 -1: 15 PM. Internet Presence a) Making Social Media Work For You b) YouTube and Monetization c) Electronic Press Kits d) Building Your Email List e) Artist Website
1:20 - 2:00 PM. Distribution
2:00 - 3:00 PM LUNCH BREAK
3:05 PM - 3:50 PM. Radio Marketing and Promotion
3:55 PM- 4:40 PM. Your Industry Image a) Artist Photos and Graphics b) Music Videos
4:45 PM -5:30 PM. Recording Dos and Don’ts a) Lyrical Content b) Mixing and Mastering c) Recording Tips d) Vocal Coaching e) Maximizing Studio Time
5:35 PM - 6:15 PM Keynote Speaker – Music Industry Legend
Saturday 7:00 PM
The Artist Showcase will provide one-on-one feedback from industry producers, songwriters and Southern Soul industry insiders.
Saturday 10:00 PM
DJ Showcase and End of Conference Party
DJs will display of their skills while they rock the crowd. The winner will take home the Grand Prize.
The Official Southern Soul Music Conference: Artist Showcase
Saturday, March 14 @ 7:00 PM The Artist Showcase will provide one-on-one feedback from industry insiders. Each participant will have 8 minutes to showcase their talent for the opportunity to receive valuable studio time and a one record(single) recording opportunity, including distribution and internet marketing, with an established Southern Soul producer. Register here
The Official Southern Soul Music Conference: DJ Showcase & End of Conference Party
Saturday, March 14th @ 10:00 PM DJs will have 30 minutes to display their skills which encompasses various forms of Disc Jockeying while they rock the crowd. The winner will take home the $500 Grand Prize. Party sounds brought to you by DJ Uncle Verge and DJ Cutty Cut on the 1s and 2s Open to the general public with ticketed admission. Buy General Admission tickets here.
Hotels and Accommodations
For your convenience here are some recommended accommodations, hotels and Airbnbs nearby.