Alaska Music Summit - Dec 16,2017
SAVE THE DATE!
WHAT: 2017 ALASKA MUSIC SUMMIT
WHERE: Church of Love (3502 Spenard Road)
WHEN: Saturday December 16, 2017, 12pm-11pm
WHO: YOU and a diverse group of musicians, partners, and stakeholders from around the state
including: Alaska Independent Musicians Initiative, Anchorage Music Co-Op, Spenard
JazzFest, Parlor in the Round, Anchorage International Film Festival... plus our friends and supporters!
“TOWARD THE FUTURE OF ALASKAN MUSIC”
Join us on December 16 as we gather for the first ever daylong ALASKA MUSIC SUMMIT to
rally around a new vision for Alaskan music and increase the stakes for Alaskan musicians. We
see a future where Alaska is an international hub of northern music, arts, and culture, and we
are taking action DEVELOP, BRAND, & EXPORT Alaskan music and put Alaska on the map as “a place where music comes from”.
The fast-paced agenda for the day will include presentations by members of the Alaskan music
community. The guest speaker lineup is near completion and will include a representative from
CD Baby and other music industry professionals. Attendees will include Alaskan musicians and
venues, nonprofit leaders, and representatives of the film, arts, tourism, and business communities. We will host a series of workshops and action planning sessions to spawn ideas
between diverse sectors to develop a new music economy in Alaska. At the end of the day, we
will have in place a bold new plan to advance Alaskan music and empower Alaskan musicians.
The Summit will culminate in a blowout concert and fundraiser to support AKIMI and “The
Alaska Room” at Folk Alliance International. Drink beer, mingle with friends and catch live
music featuring the Lullaby Project, Super Saturated Sugar Strings, Harper’s Farce, and the
Nutcracker Big Band!
$30 IN ADVANCE
$40 DAY OF EVENT
($20 EVENING CONCERT ONLY, 7-11pm)
*Summit registration includes concert admission, drink tickets, AKIMI membership