Soul Music by the Bay Music Conference Announces Full Schedule of Workshops and Discussions

Jun 08, 2010, 11:34 ET from TraMai Entertainment

OAKLAND, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- TraMai Entertainment, producer of the first annual Soul Music By The Bay music industry conference, announced today its complete schedule of informational, cutting edge workshops and panels led by some of the industry's most powerful executives and innovators. The conference, which takes place at the Waterfront Hotel in Oakland on June 25 and 26, offers a two-day educational environment and networking opportunities to attendees seeking to be in the music business or to those who are already in the business and are looking for fresh ideas to advance their career. The artist showcases are a great opportunity for those looking for new talent. The full conference schedule is available at

Highlights of the conference include:

  • Opening keynote speaker Michael Winger, President of the San Francisco Chapter of the Recording Academy, on "The Future of the Business as We Know It." (Friday, June 25 at 9:30am)
  • Martin Luther McCoy, multi-talented singer, songwriter, actor, musician and producer with Rebel Soul Records, leads a panel discussion on "Soul Music: Past, Present, and Future: Its current state and where it's headed." (Saturday, June 26 9:00am)
  • Grammy award winning songwriter James "Pharoah" Brown leads a session on "Songwriter Tips: How to Write Effective Songs."
  • Tim Quirk, Vice President of Music Programming for Rhapsody who discusses "Exploring The Art of Using Online Tools" in order to get your music heard and make a profit

As a kick off to the conference TraMai Entertainment is hosting a mixer on Wednesday, June 9, from 5pm - 8pm at Cocina Poblana located at 499 Embarcadero West in Jack London Square in Oakland. The mixer is open to the public.

Tickets can be purchased on General admission is $155. Order before June 14 and receive $50 off using promo code "I love discounts." Student tickets are available for $60. Sponsors of Soul Music By The Bay Conference include: Oakland Chambers of Commerce, Pandora, Waterfront Hotel, Ben and Jerry's, Home of Chicken and Waffles, Cocina Poblana, Its A Grind, Noisy Planet, BAMM, Blip. FM, Tribes Magazine, Muzik Mill Magazine, B Digital Studios, US CO. Brand Official Hershey's Apparel,

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