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Wednesday, March 18
 

3:15pm

Book Signing: Joel Selvin
Joel Selvin will appear at the SXBookstore to sign copies of The Haight: Love, Rock and Revolution and Here Comes the Night: The Dark Soul of Bert Berns and the Dirty Business of Rhythm and Blues.

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Joel Selvin

Freelance Writer, N/A
Joel Selvin (born February 14, 1950) is a San Francisco-based music critic and author known for his weekly column in the San Francisco Chronicle which ran from 1972 to 2009. Selvin has written books covering various aspects of pop music—including the No. 1 New York Times best-seller... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 3:15pm - 3:35pm
ACC Ballroom D Foyer Austin Convention Center

3:30pm

Book Signing: Thomas Leavens
Thomas Leavens will appear at the SXBookstore to sign copies of Music Law for the General Practitioner.

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Thomas Leavens

Partner, Leavens Strand Glover & Adler LLC
Thomas Leavens is a partner in Leavens, Strand, & Glover, LLC. Tom’s career as an attorney has involved transactions, counseling, and litigation in all areas of performing, visual, and literary expression, new media, intellectual property, and technology. Tom also was General Counsel... Read More →


Wednesday March 18, 2015 3:30pm - 3:50pm
ACC Ballroom D Foyer Austin Convention Center
 
Thursday, March 19
 

12:00pm

Book Signing: Martin Atkins
Martin Atkins will appear at the SXBookstore to sign copies of Tour:Smart and Break the Band.

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Martin Atkins

Music Business Chair, SAE Chicago
Martin Atkins is the definition of entrepreneurial activity in cultural arts endeavors, his 30+ years in the music business spans across genres and borders and industries.


Thursday March 19, 2015 12:00pm - 12:30pm
ACC Ballroom D Foyer Austin Convention Center

12:30pm

Book Signing: Holly George-Warren
Holly George-Warren will appear at the SXBookstore to sign copies of A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton From Box Tops to Big Star & & The Cowgirl Way: Hats Off to America's Women of the West.

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Holly George-Warren

Writer, Jackalope Press


Thursday March 19, 2015 12:30pm - 12:50pm
ACC Ballroom D Foyer Austin Convention Center

3:15pm

Book Signing: Eric Sheinkop
Eric Sheinkop will appear at the SXBookstore to sign copies of HIT BRANDS: How Music Builds Value for the World’s Smartest Brands.

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Eric Sheinkop

CEO, Music Dealers
Eric Sheinkop is Co-Founder and CEO of Music Dealers (musicdealers.com), a global music licensing tech company that has disrupted the traditional music industry model to create a new route for artists to break their music. Boasting the world's largest licensing database of indie musicians... Read More →


Thursday March 19, 2015 3:15pm - 3:35pm
ACC Ballroom D Foyer Austin Convention Center

3:20pm

Book Signing: Allen Bargfrede
Allen Bargfrede will appear at the SXBookstore to sign copies of Music Law in the Digital Age.

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Allen Bargfrede

Exec Dir Rethink Music, Berklee College of Music
Allen Bargfrede is Associate Professor of Music Business/Management and Executive Director of Rethink Music at Berklee College of Music. He is an attorney and recognized expert on content distribution, copyright law, and business environments for the music and technology industries... Read More →


Thursday March 19, 2015 3:20pm - 3:40pm
ACC Ballroom D Foyer Austin Convention Center
 
Friday, March 20
 

1:40pm

Book Signing: Jeff Brabec and Todd Brabec
Jeff and Todd Brabec will appear at the SXBookstore to sign copies of Music, Money and Success: The Insiders Guide to Making Money in the Music Business.

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Jeffrey Brabec

VP Business Affairs, BMG Chrysalis
Vice President Business Affairs for BMG Chrysalis. Co-author of the book "Music Money And Success: The Insider's Guide To Making Money In The Music Business".
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Todd Brabec

Author "Music, Money & Success”/Former ASCAP EVP, N/A


Friday March 20, 2015 1:40pm - 2:00pm
ACC Ballroom D Foyer Austin Convention Center

2:00pm

Book Signing: Jesse Sublett
Jesse Sublett will appear at the SXBookstore to sign copies of Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime that Rocked the Capital and Never the Same Again: A Rock n' Roll Gothic.

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Jesse Sublett

Author Musician Legend, Jesse Sublett Writer & Musician


Friday March 20, 2015 2:00pm - 2:20pm
ACC Ballroom D Foyer Austin Convention Center

2:40pm

Book Signing: Nicholas Meriwether
Nicholas Meriwether will appear at the SXBookstore to sign copies of Reading the Grateful Dead: A Critical Survey & Studying the Dead: The Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus, An Informal History.

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Nicholas Meriwether

Grateful Dead Archivist, Grateful Dead Archive/University of California Santa Cruz
Nicholas Meriwether graduated with honors from Princeton University in history and received his MLIS from the University of South Carolina, where he was Oral Historian at the South Caroliniana Library. He did graduate work in history at the University of Cambridge and now serves as... Read More →


Friday March 20, 2015 2:40pm - 3:00pm
ACC Ballroom D Foyer Austin Convention Center

4:00pm

Book Signing: Danny Bland
Danny Bland will appear at the SXBookstore to sign copies of “I Apologize in Advance For The Awful Things I’m Gonna Do” and “In Case We Die”.

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Danny Bland

Author, N/A
Musician and long-time tour manager turned author, Danny Bland's first novel, "In Case We Die", is a brutally honest, descriptive, vivid tale of love and madness. He is a storyteller of ghosts, both spiritual and psychological. In his new book "I Apologize in Advance for the Awful... Read More →


Friday March 20, 2015 4:00pm - 4:20pm
ACC Ballroom D Foyer Austin Convention Center
 
Saturday, March 21
 

12:30pm

Book Signing: Ben O’Hara
Ben O’Hara will appear at the SXBookstore to sign copies of Artist and Band Management.

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Ben O'Hara

Head of Music Business (Higher Education), Box Hill Institute
Ben O’Hara has taught music industry business at a number of institutions across Australia including the Sydney Institute of TAFE Ultimo, The University of Tasmania, EORA College, and JMC Academy in Sydney and Melbourne. He is currently the Head of Higher Education (Music Business... Read More →


Saturday March 21, 2015 12:30pm - 12:50pm
ACC Ballroom D Foyer Austin Convention Center