2010 Homemade Music Symposium

2010 Homemade Music Symposium Poster

2010 Homemade Music Symposium Poster – Designed by Kelly Young

The Homemade Music Symposium returns to Ybor City June 12-13 for its third year of celebrating and incubating the Tampa Bay area music community. The Artists and Writers Group is the organizer of the event.

This year the festival addresses topics including DIY Recording, Social Media, Electronic Press Kits, Booking Tours, Licensing, Record Labels and Promoters, Print Media, the Blog Network and more. Plus showcase concerts will feature more than thirty Tampa Bay area bands and musicians.

Join us for a great weekend of exploring the art, business, and culture of making music, and all that makes Tampa Bay a great area for music. All programs of the Homemade Music Symposium are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Homemade Highlights

For a full schedule, including individual workshops, presenters and performers, please visit the Homemade Music Symposium website.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

7-9pm – Demo Listening Party – Tre Amici (1907 N 19th St)

Bring your demo for a chance to be included in a live, interactive review session with some of the Tampa Bay area’s leading music professionals, bloggers, and critics.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

7:30-10pm – Tips on Recording Live Performance – Mainstage Theatre – HCC Ybor Campus (2112 N 15th St)

Keith Arsenault, theatre manager and recording engineer, offers tips and advice on maximizing quality of live digital recording. Featuring performances by Bunko Squad, Cosmic Gospel Hour, Ronny Elliott, Christie Lenee, and John Stephan.

Friday, June 11, 2010

6-9pm – INTERSection Arts Networking Event – Listen Local Campaign – Don Vicente (1915 N Ave Republica De Cuba)

Debut of a new series of networking events designed to spur collaboration amongst Tampa Bay’s creative industries. Come out and network with other local musicians, music professionals, designers, filmmakers, artists, writers, and business owners.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

9am – 6pm – Workshops – Ybor Room – HCC Ybor Campus (2001 N 14th St ) / CL Space (1300 E 8th Ave Suite W200)

10am – 5pm – Saturday Music Market / WMNF Saturday Folk Show stage – Courtyard – HCC Ybor Campus (2001 N 14th St)

8pm – 1am – Homemade Music Symposium Showcase Concerts – $12 all-access pass, individual venues vary

Locations and performers:

  • Ybor Square Courtyard (1911 N 19th St) – FreeSonic Departures: Avant Garde Interludes
  • CL Space @ Creative Loafing (1300 E 8th Ave Suite W200) – $5BrokenMold Entertainment ShowcaseNovember Foxtrot Whiskey, The Jim Morey Band, Florida Night Heat, Cosmic Gospel Hour
  • New World Brewery (1313 E 8th Ave ) – $8New Granada Records ShowcaseCandy Bars, Zillionaire, King of Spain, Rec Center
  • The Roosevelt (1812 15th St N) – $5Beat-Off, featuring original mixes based on the Homemade Music Symposium 2010 Compilation Album
Sunday, June 13, 2010

Noon – 4pm – Workshops – CL Space (1300 E 8th Ave Suite W200)

Noon – 5pm – Music and Meat – (1911 N 19th St)

Featuring the Homemade Music Symposium Sunday Showcase and BBQ, including music from Ronny Elliott, Rebekah Pulley, Emily Roff, Acho Brother, Bunko Squad,and much more.

The Homemade Music Symposium is presented by the Artists and Writers Group in partnership with Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City Development Corporation, Creative Loafing, REAX Magazine, BAAMO, WMNF, Grown Man Brand, and many other community partners.

Read more about the 2010 Homemade Music Symposium at the website.

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