Announcing The Second Annual Motor City Music Conference

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Motor City Music Conference
May 17-21, 2006

From Motown, The Stooges and the MC5, to Eminem, Kid Rock and The White Stripes – nothing compares to Detroit Rock City. Drawing on Detroit's rich musical history that continues to captivate the world –the Motor City Music Conference (MC2) will bring music industry professionals, musicians, and music fans together for showcasing, networking, career development, media exposure, promotional opportunities and much more. Over 400 bands from around the world will showcase in 40+ Detroit venues over 5 nights. MC2 will also include 3 days of music industry/A&R panels, and a music and lifestyle trade show at Cobo Expo Center.

In 2005 some of our showcasing artists included: Moby, The Black Keys, Trail of the Dead, Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson, Snoop Dog, The Game, Paul Westerberg, Proof (D12), The Detroit Cobras, The Dirt Bombs, Crud, Me Without You, The Paybacks, Paradime, Dirty Americans and many more.

Additionally, over 25 music industry panel discussions were led by well-known artists, label reps, managers, booking agents and radio programmers who talked about every aspect of the music industry. Topics included getting signed to a label, booking, licensing your music for television and film, new technology, how to get airplay and more.

Our trade show featured over 100 music and lifestyle exhibitors - and a skateboard ramp and interactive displays at Cobo Expo Center.

2006 Band submission and ticket information coming soon!

For more information please email info@motorcitymusic.com

For Corporate sponsor and trade show information please email kyle@motorcitymusic.com

For Media sponsor information please email amir@motorcitymusic.com

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A Motorcityrocks.com Editorial Comment more...Apr 25, 2005

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Recent Panels

Masterwriter Software
Room 02-37TBA
Marketing And Promotion
Shawn P. Williams, Katrina, Dj Polo, Denour Hicks Kim Ward, Marquise Hatchette,Mark (doughboy) Hicks, Carlton Clyburn, Adam (wolf) Rodgers
Room 02-35Apr 23, 2005
6:00 PM
Death Of A DJ
Tyrone Bradly, Gordon Alderson, DJ Hen House, Doc Chill, DJ Babe, La Rock, Drew Rives and DJ Zap
Room 02-43Apr 23, 2005
6:00 PM
Ryan Sult, Zac Johnson, Mark Graham, Rob Theakson and Sam Valenti
Room 02-41Apr 23, 2005
4:30 PM
Urban Organic Presents
Kenny Mahone, Malik Alston, Kim Ward, Kem Lynn Hobson, Ja Streeter and Drew Rivers
Room W2-66Apr 23, 2005
4:30 PM

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Recent Artists

The Grip WeedsHarry's Bar & GrillApr 23, 2005
10:00 PM
MardoSeverance GalleryApr 24, 2005
12:00 AM
Thornetta DavisCobo Joe's BarMay 01, 2005
1:00 AM
Writhering2500 ClubApr 23, 2005
11:00 PM
H8inc2500 ClubApr 23, 2005
10:00 PM

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