2009 Texas Urban Music Summit II “Celebrating The Sound” set to take place June 5-7, 2009 in Dallas, TX
The Texas Urban Music Summit, an expansion of the Core DJ Retreat presented the Core DJs, Definition DJs, AllHipHop.com, & Richmind Records, is an event designed to educate and create opportunities to empower artist in the Texas market & surrounding areas. Now in its second year, the event has created opportunities to connect up-and-coming artists directly with local, regional and national DJ’s while empowering the artists to become more knowledgeable about the entertainment industry as a whole.
(Texas U.M.S) is becoming one of the premiere music events of the South bringing together unlimited networking opportunities with artists, DJs, Industry Executives, producers and various media outlets. Since its inception in 2008, Texas U.M.S has provided the appropriate mediums and dialogue to ensure its attendees leave the event more knowledgeable in their role in relation to the entertainment industry. Texas U.M.S has featured high profile panels moderated by hip-hop advocate, Wendy Day and CORE DJ’S Founder and CEO- Tony Neal. These panels have provided event attendees with invaluable knowledge and direction.
The Texas U.M.S II will be held at the Sheraton Hotel-Dallas, June 5 - 7, 2009. Additional event sponsors include A. Steele Unlimited, Lavish Models, Core Models, Party Chaser, Clout Records, Definition DJs, Southern Fried Marketing/F.I.R.M. Agency, Ozone Magazine, Midwest Leak Magazine, I.C.O.N. “The Life Style Issue”, Aware Affair Fashion, Jen-gerbread Marketing, TJs DJS, & Urban South Radio.
Scheduled events include DJ and industry expert panel discussions such as how to copy write music, how to get music played on the radio, how to network and approach DJs, how to sale music online, how to get music placed in TV and Film, BDS and MediaBase and much more.
Last year’s event attendees included Texas Hip-Hop Sensations, Slim Thug, Swisha House, Chamillionaire, Grammy Nominated Producers Play-N-Skillz, Rob G, Wendy Day, Trae the Truth, Tony Neal, & Eric Bonet as well as Urban Media powerhouses, Ozone Magazine & All Hip-Hop.com among others.
Texas U.M.S will feature various vendors promoting music-oriented products that will be beneficial to Texas U.M.S attendees. The event will consist of various industry panels, label listening suites, artist showcases, and networking mixers, including after parties. Popular Dallas-based DJ Coalition, Definition DJs and International DJ Coalition, Core DJs will present a Dallas/Forth Worth showcase. This showcase will feature the hottest artist in the city and create visibility for each artist to key and influential DJ’s Labels, & renowned Hip-Hop website AllHipHop.com’s Breeding Ground showcase.
This year’s featured event includes a high profile party for the launch of I.C.0.N. “The Life Style Issue", hosted by Tony Neal, Lavish & Core Models, A. Steele Unlimited and Midwest Leak Magazine.
“It is my goal to educate independent artist about the music industry,” says Texas U.M.S CEO, Aleshia Steele. “With knowledge comes power, and if we can assist these artist by providing them with the information they need, we are setting them up to achieve success within this industry.”
For more information on the Texas Urban Music Summit and to register, log on to www.texasums.com.
For more information on the Core DJs log on to www.coredjradio.ning.com.
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