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Move Music Festival

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About Move Music Festival

The Move Music Festival is a Bellwether Music Ltd production. The festival will consist of various acts performing at venues in Albany, New York. The main purpose of this event is to give exposure to regional talent through live performances at select venues and provide musicians with insight on how to conduct their careers in today's independent music scene. 

In addition to the music showcases, Move will be holding a Music Industry Panel discussion. The panel will give Move artists an intimate opportunity to connect with various companies that will provide vital information, creative solutions, and online strategies regarding the development, management, and progression of their music careers.

By discussing current digital business models, artists will get a number of diverse perspectives on how to advance their musical endeavors and discover new ways to attain sustainability, reach more fans, book shows, promote their music, and market their brand.


Parish Public House

  • 7pm: Special Guest
  • 8pm: Late Sea
  • 9pm: Avalon Hi-Fi
  • 10pm: Jouska
  • 11:30pm: Diet Cig

Dawn's Victory Cafe

  • 6pm: School of Rock
  • 8pm: Aaron Rizzo
  • 9pm: Auguste & Alden
  • 10pm: C.K. & The Rising Tide
  • 11pm: Jeremy James & The Villaineers

Olde English Pub

  • 7pm: Shlomo Franklin
  • 8pm: Sorrow Estate
  • 9pm: James Hearne
  • 10pm: The Ryan Leddick Trio

Move Music Industry Panel

The Move Music Industry Panel is taking place at the Hampton Inn at 5pm.

Come listen to industry experts discuss what's ne in recording, marketing, concert promotion, etc. Listen. Ask questions. Meet credited experts as they lend their time to Move to help you with your career. 

Speakers include:

  • Nancy Tarr - Music Industry Professor at SUNY Oneonta
  • Joe Blaney - a New York-based independent producer, mixer, and recording engineer
  • David Bourgeois - an artist Manager and Producer
  • Peter Iselin - a Manager and Music Consultant
  • Bernie Walters - President of Bellweather Music Ltd
  • Steve Theo - Co-Founder of Pirate!

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