Published on June 28th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor


Hudson Valley Music Summit Aug. 9 In Kingston, NY Announces Additional Speakers

Excitement surrounding the Hudson Valley Music Summit (www.HudsonValleyMusicSummit.com) is gaining steam with new speakers, sponsors and features being added every day. The brand new boutique music conference taking place Friday, August 9 in Kingston, NY is designed for managers, artists, A&R reps, booking agents, publicists, consultants, and musicians who are looking to advance their careers.  This unique event is hosted by independent singer-songwriter Daddy Stingray and takes place one week before the 50th anniversary of the legendary Woodstock concert 15 minutes from the town which bears its name. The Hudson Valley Music Summit is an opportunity for serious music industry professionals to converge in the picturesque Catskill region of upstate New York, just two hours from New York City.

The Hudson Valley Music Summit welcomes new speakers including journalist Alan Light from Sirius XM, music promoter Stephen Clair from Beacon Music Factory, radio host and music director Rick Schneider from WKZEand music conference specialist Dave Hazan from Midem.  Sponsors include The Capitol Theatre (with alunchtime interview between owner Pete Shapiro and Relix Editor Dean Budnick), Overt Music Group(providing complimentary :20 minute private mentoring sessions for musicians on site), City Winery (soon opening a new venue in Orange County), EHanby Design (with full graphic design services for bands) andRoyalty Solutions. Plans are also in the works to include vinyl record vendors, a celebrity short film previewand showcases during and after the conference – Craig Greenberg and the Mike Montrey Band have been confirmed, with others to be announced in the coming weeks leading up to the summit.

“There is only one chance to experience a new conference series in its first year,” said Founder Dave Hoffman(author of Producing Success: A Career Guide for Conference Producers). “The people who join us in 2019 will influence the direction of this thing for years to come. We’re very excited at what is taking shape here. Our tagline is ‘Stay Tuned to the Future of Music!’”

Musicians will learn from 10 interactive panel sessions with a varied and experienced speaker faculty includingEric Beal (Shapiro Bernstein), Thomas Valentine (the Counsel PLLC), Andrew Bergman (Songtrust.), Tracy Bonham (Grammy Nominated Performer), Stephanie Scamardo (Hard Head Management) and many more.


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