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Tuesday, September 24 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Reinvigorating Festivals

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The bluegrass festival has been a staple of our industry for over fifty years. It is the premiere vehicle for new fans to be introduced to the power of live bluegrass music. With the changes in technology and times, there are new ways to promote your event to fans old and new, and to improve the overall festival experience. We will discuss these topics and more in this informative session.

Moderators
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Daniel Mullins

Daniel Mullins is a full-time radio broadcaster and IBMA award-winning journalist from southwestern Ohio. He is heard weekdays on Real Roots Radio, and has had work published in Bluegrass Unlimited, Bluegrass Today, The Bluegrass Situation, and Singing News Magazine. His multi-faceted... Read More →

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Joyce Bowers

Joyce Bowers is the co-founder of Pickin' In Parsons bluegrass festival. This five-day festival is held at Five Rivers Campground in Parsons, WV, and was named the 2017 IBMA Bluegrass Event of the Year.
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Joe Mullins

Joe Mullins is an award-winning bandleader, broadcaster, and bluegrass promoter. He leads Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, and is the manager of the Real Roots Radio network, where he is heard on air every weekday afternoon. He also owns and operates the twice annual Southern Ohio... Read More →
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Stan Strickland

In the late 1980s, after 10 years of a vertical run with Top Billing International and Regency/Triad (which would become WME), Stan created Rainmaker Inc. Then in 1997, he formed Skaggs Family Records with Ricky Skaggs. The first artist signed under Skaggs’ label was The Del McCoury... Read More →


Tuesday September 24, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Raleigh Convention Center Room 306 C 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Attendees (16)