Georgia Law group hosting May Day Festival and Music Business Expo


Georgia Law group hosting May Day Festival and Music Business Expo

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Writer: Lona Panter, (706) 542-5172, lonap@uga.edu Contact: Michelle Davis, (404) 932-3804, mgdavis@uga.edu

UGA to host May Day Festival and Music Business Expo

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Sports and Entertainment Law Society and Music Business Program will host the May Day Festival and Music Business Expo April 27 from noon to 8 p.m. at The Melting Point in downtown Athens. The event is free and is geared to musicians and those interested in the music industry. It is open to people of all ages.

The day will bring together the entire spectrum of musician resources, from luthiers and lawyers to publicists and publishers. The expo will run from noon to 5 p.m., and 15 bands will perform on two stages from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Proceeds from the event will go to the law school’s student organization Sports and Entertainment Law Society and its community outreach programs, including the Protect Athens Music Program and clinics for musicians, and the Music Business Program at the Terry College of Business.

Vendor booths are still available. The deadline to reserve a booth is April 4. For more information, please visit www.musicbizexpo.com or contact Michelle Davis atmgdavis@uga.edu.

UGA School of Law Consistently regarded as one of the nation’s top public law schools, the School of Law at the University of Georgia was established in 1859. With an accomplished faculty, which includes authors of some of the country’s leading legal scholarship, Georgia Law offers three degrees—the Juris Doctor, the Master of Laws in U.S. Law and the Master in the Study of Law—and is home to the renowned Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy. The school counts six U.S. Supreme Court judicial clerks in the last nine years among its distinguished alumni body of more than 9,700. For more information, please see www.law.uga.edu.

Terry College of Business Founded in 1912 as the School of Commerce, the Terry College is the flagship business school in the state of Georgia and the first in the South. It enrolls more than 3,200 students in undergraduate, master's and doctoral programs in Athens, Griffin and the Atlanta area. It includes seven academic departments and offers certificate programs in actuarial science and legal studies as well as interdisciplinary certificates in leadership, music business and entrepreneurship. Executive MBA, Professional MBA and Executive programs are offered at the Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta. The college also houses the Selig Center for Economic Growth which is engaged in research and outreach that strengthen the business community in Georgia and beyond.