New York Music Month Full Schedule Announced


The New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment has announced the full schedule for the sixth annual free program. New York Music Monthconcerts, performances, industry talks and workshops, and community-sourced calendar for users to upload free and ticketed music events taking place in the five boroughs — see the full schedule at: NYMusicMonth.NYC.

“This New York Music Month, with a calendar full of celebrations such as the city’s 50th anniversary of hip-hop, the beat of New York City will be heard around the world,” said Mayor Eric Adams. “Among the free rehearsal spaces, workshops, master classes, songwriting camps and more, there is something for everyone interspersed across the five boroughs, and music will serve to unite, educate and entertain us as it always has.”

NYMM 2023 will feature the annual NYMM Conference presented by MOME and the NYU Steinhardt Music Business Program, which will take place June 7 at the NYU Kimmel Center. Some of the biggest names like artist/songwriters Torae Carr and Vernon Reid, ABKCO Music COO Alisa Coleman, Apple Music’s Ebro Darden, TuneCore CEO Andreea Gleeson, Verve and Impulse Records president Jamie Krents are on hand to discuss the state of the industry. will be. , Chissy Nkemere, Head of Education for Women in Music, and Datwon Thomas, Vibe editor-in-chief. Participants can answer HERE.

Additionally, MOME is expanding NYMM’s free rehearsal space program, which provides free studio space to NYC musicians. The program will be presented for the first time in studios in the five counties at the following locations:

  • Astoria Soundworks – Queens
  • Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Studios – Brooklyn
  • Phoenix Studios – Staten Island
  • Greenwich House School of Music–Manhattan
  • Lush Studios – The Bronx

New NYMM events and series include:

  • How to Build a Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Income Streams, 12-episode Podcast Recording, Producer: Emily White (Collective Entertainment) – Third season of the world’s #1 Music Industry podcast to be recorded live (12 sessions from 6/6) 1 In Tower Records’ new Tower Labs space).
  • Downtown Music Educational Webinar Series Produced by Downtown Music Holdings – Featuring more than twenty speakers worldwide, this virtual series will shed light on eight areas of the music industry, debunk myths and the best way to start a music company, from marketing artists, to collecting royalties, to new to find fans (from 6/1).
  • Immigrant and Music Initiative 3-Part Series Produced by Sonic Records – Immigrant and Music Initiative (I AM I) will celebrate the diverse cultural contributions immigrants make to the music industry through panel discussions and masterclasses (6/6 and 6/13, Berklee NYC and 6 /20, Quad Studios).
  • Studio40 Showcase by the New York Public Library – Studio40 is the New York Public Library’s flagship public recording studio and media center in downtown Manhattan. The NYMM Studio40 live Showcase will feature creative work produced by the new, growing and vibrant community of Studio40 creators – musicians, podcasters, videographers, producers and artists (6/15 at the NY Public Library).
  • Kids Rock for Kids Concert – An all-ages open-air concert (September 21, at the Old Stone House in Brooklyn) featuring young bands from New York City.
  • The Future of the Haitian Music Industry (HMI), Kreyol Fest – This panel discussion will explore the rich history of HMI and explore strategies for overcoming obstacles. This discussion aims to ignite collaboration and innovation by highlighting the enormous potential of HMI to attract global audiences and make its way into the international music scene. (6/21) on Dumbo House
  • Creative AI: What Artists and Music Industry Professionals Need to Know, Producer: Music & Water – An intimate panel discussion of what technology distills critical to artists and music, bringing public excitement (and fear) about music AI down to the world—industry professionals today and why to know (6/22).
  • The Hang: Live, Producer: Tallboy 7 – Part showcase, part variety show, part music network event, The Hang will be an evening of shared songs, stories and advice for the next generation of music professionals (6/29 on The Bitter). ).
  • Produced by Cyber ​​PR AI Music Marketing – Find out how ChatGPT is about to change everything we know about music marketing and walk away with a roadmap of how AI can be your music marketing assistant (6/27, Bowery Electric).

NYMM events celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop in NYC include:

  • 300Unplugged x NYMM Producer 300 Studios – 300 Studios, the content and film division of 300 Entertainment – ​​is proud to celebrate Hip Hop 50 with special episodes of their digital series 300 Unplugged (300U). based artists and 300 Elektra Entertainment Chairman and CEO Kevin Liles (1/6, 20:00).
  • Who Shot You – Producer: 4 Wheel City – A virtual chat, Q&A and performance show with hip hop artists who were shot and paralyzed/crippled due to gun violence. Artists will highlight how hip hop music has helped them overcome their failures and difficult times (6/16).
  • From Sedgwick Avenue to Madison Avenue: The Impact of Hip Hop on Advertising Produced by the Clio Awards – Artists, creative directors, and agency executives share the stories and strategies behind hip hop’s greatest commercials and brand partnerships (6/8, 220 West 18th Street).

Returning NYMM 2023 concerts, performances, industry talks and key workshops:

  • Concert Series with the Parks Department – ​​includes eight shows in Queens and the Bronx (starting 6/2).
  • Make it Live! – Presentations by Mehmet Dede, talent buyer at Drom, on how live music works, including the booking, planning and marketing processes (6/5 at BerkleeNYC, 6/20 at National Sawdust).
  • Anti Social Camp – The world’s largest songwriting camp (12/6-17 at various locations, 12/6 Opening Ceremony at The New School Lang Center, Industry Showcase at 6/12 Baby’s All Right).

NYC Media’s flagship channel, NYC Life, will stream the following NYMM content:

  • “A New York Evening With…” Series – A 5-part broadcast series featuring events presented in partnership with the GRAMMY museum. The first episode will feature 14-time GRAMMY winner Jon Batiste (from 18.02 at 20:00). Later in the month, the GRAMMY Museum will present the latest live performance of the series “A New York Evening With…Peggy Lee,” featuring an intimate conversation with Mo Rocca and Peggy Lee’s grandmother, Holly Foster Wells, as well as a special performance from Kristin. Chenoweth (6/12 at Buttenwieser Hall in Arnhold Centre).
  • Inside the Power Station @BerkleeNYC The season 2 premiere of the 12-episode broadcast series takes viewers to the legendary NYC Power Station recording studio. The first episode features the famous vocalist Nona Hendryx (6/9, 21:00).

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