LAS VEGAS, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- John Kohl, CEO of TuneGO®, Inc., a music platform that connects independent artists with a global community of music fans and industry professionals, will be a featured panelist during Canadian Music Week, one of North America's most influential media and music conferences. Kohl will participate in the panel discussion titled "Artists as Labs" on Friday, April 21 at 5:40 p.m. in the Osgoode Ballroom West located at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Canadian Music Week will run from April 18 - 23.
"Canadian Music Week is a great event and I am thrilled to be part of a panel discussion for the Music Summit. With 35 years of success, it has become one of the leading events for the music industry and not just for music executives, but also musicians, students, and tech companies. At its core, Music Week still caters to independent artists, providing the inside scoop from people in the know along with the tools and knowledge to help in the business," said Kohl. "The founders of Canadian Music Week recognized that something just like this event was needed many years ago. Similarly, we at TuneGO have recognized the need to provide a place for artists to grow and help them get discovered by both fans and the music industry."
PANEL DISCUSSION TOPIC: "Artists as Labs"
Music creators are start-ups: they leverage their talent in an eco-system that rewards them with success, or not. But how can they maximize their assets? What are the tools at their disposal? What services do they need?
This year's Canadian Music Week will feature an all-star line-up in the music industry that includes Scott Borchetta - head of Big Machine Label Group; Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino; Paul Shaffer - Singer/Actor/Comedian; Pete Ganbarg - Atlantic Records: Executive VP / Head A&R; Michael Huppe - SoundExchange: President & CEO; Natalia Nastaskin - United Talent Agency: Head of U.S Music; Danny Strick - Sony ATV: Co-President and Jeremy Summers - 20th Century Fox EVP Television Music.
About Canadian Music Week
Now in its 35th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The Canadian Music Week festival spans 5 nights of performances, over 800 showcasing bands at more than 40 live music venues in downtown Toronto. Canadian Music Week's 3-Day Music Summit is designed for serious dealmaking for both industry executives and recording professionals focused on the business of global music by providing networking opportunities. For more information, visit www.cmw.net.
TuneGO® is a music platform that connects independent artists with a global community of music fans and industry pros. Its interactive online community helps independent musicians and singers build their international fan base and grow as artists through personalized career development tools, community and industry feedback, and analytics of their music listening trends. For more information visit www.TuneGO.com, or contact TuneGO at [email protected]. The TuneGO app is available at the iTunes Store and Google Play and is free to download.