Undercurrents, the Cleveland based music business education and showcase company, will present the first of a series of music business educational forums on Saturday, January 19th, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the Lakewood Public Library located at 15425 Detroit Avenue in Lakewood, Ohio 44107. This forum, entitled “Succeeding with Songwriting in the Music Business,” will be presented by John Latimer, Executive Director of Undercurrents. The forum will also feature networking oppor...tunities, music demo listening and information about future forums and showcases planned for the Cleveland region. This forum is free and open to the public.
Musicians are encouraged to bring their latest demo, business cards and an attitude to learn about succeeding in the music industry. The forum will begin with a short demo listening session followed by networking opportunities and information about succeeding in the music business. In addition, musicians will gain knowledge about future regional and national showcase opportunities, gig swaps and other music services available through Undercurrents.
Future monthly forums will include panelists with expertise in topics such as: how to get a record deal, music marketing, radio airplay, recording, contracts, publishing, merchandising and more. Each forum will be scheduled on the second Tuesday of the month. Presentation locations may vary. In addition, future plans for Undercurrents include offering these educational forums for college credit, online feedback via web cams and group discussions, as well as capturing content for Internet archive retrieval.
Undercurrents has been connecting bands with fans since 1989 with music showcases, music seminars and music industry trade shows.