The 4th annual Protect Athens Music Conference through three panels addressed issues relevant to the ever-evolving music scene and how to create a more sustainable music ecosystem. Topics included digital revenue streams and healthcare for artists.

This conference was presented by the University of Georgia School of Law’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society and the Terry College of Business’ Music Business Program.

Schedule of events

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Wednesday, March 5th
3:15 PM

Opening Remarks

Michelle Davis, Sports and Entertainment Law Society

Melting Point, Foundry Park

3:15 PM - 3:20 PM

3:20 PM

Demystifying Digital Revenue Streams

David Barbe, University of Georgia Terry College of Business
Casey Rae, Future of Music Coalition
David Lowery, University of Georgia Terry College of Business
David Macias, Thirty Tigers
Deborah Gonzalez Esq., Deborah Gonzalez Esq. LLC

Melting Point, Foundry Park

3:20 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

Healthcare for Artists

Bob Sleppy, Nuci's Space
Alex Maiolo, Future Music Coalition and Tape Op Magazine
Danielle Bowker, MusiCares
Tatum Allsep, Music Health Alliance

Melting Point, Foundry Park

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Athens Music Scene Town Hall

Gabe Vodicka, Flagpole Magazine
Alyssa DeHayes, Team Clermont
Jeremy Wheatley, University of Georgia
Kelly Girtz, Athens-Clarke County
Montu Miller, DMZ Family and ATHfactor Entertainment Group
Rick Poss, Georgia Theatre and Green Room
Tommy Robinson, New West Records and Normaltown Records

Melting Point, Foundry Park

5:45 PM - 8:00 PM