Entering its tenth year, LAUNCH Music Conference & Festival is set to return to the beautiful Lancaster, PA on April 12 - 15, 2018. The jam-packed event not only showcases musician performances, but also provides an educational tool for industry go-getters. LAUNCH is thrilled to announce PNB ROCK will be performing at The Chameleon Club on Saturday, April 14th. To celebrate, the first 100 VIP badges are guaranteed entry. Tickets are $30 in advance (online) and at CI Records (226 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA). Tickets can be purchased at LaunchMusicConference.com now! This news comes just days after the announcement that War on Women will also be performing on Saturday, April 14th in the Galactic Room at the Lancaster County Convention Center.
In addition to festival performances, there will be an onslaught of educational opportunities for attendees. During the conference portion of the weekend, panelists will discuss various topics within the entertainment industry such as making the most with marketing and branding, how to build the right team, landing a dream job, and how to understand the world of copyright, audio production, and legal assets. A full list of panel times and descriptions, can be found at LAUNCH2018.SCHED.COM. In addition to all panels, panelists will offer mentoring sessions, which will be available every morning from 9-10am and 4-5pm. Additional details on how to sign up for all mentoring sessions will be provided to attendees closer to the conference kick off. Co-Director Jen Kellogg had this to say about the conference,
"We are looking forward to another great year of conference programming to help our developing artists and aspiring industry professionals take their career to the next level. In addition to many returning speakers and favorite sessions, we are working to bring in new faces to the conference to keep it fresh, relevant, and extra informative."
Attendees wishing to gain access to all of the panels will need to purchase a LAUNCH 2018 VIP Badge. This badge provides attendance to each of the 150+ live performances by night throughout the City of Lancaster, including the Fest Friday outdoor concert event, Barn Burner movie premiere, and August Burns Red show. The badge also provides full access to the LAUNCH daytime educational program, consisting of panels and sessions that feature dozens of the country's foremost music industry professionals, speaking on their respective areas of expertise, for aspiring artists and persons seeking to learn more about the industry.