Meeting in the Middle
“Meeting In The Middle” is hosted by WYXR 91.7 FM in association with The University of Memphis and is powered by a Tennessee Arts Commission’s Arts Build Community grant.
– 12:15 to 1 p.m. – Session 1: How to be a better fan for artists?
Moderator: Jeff Cohran, Jr.
Guests: KadyRoxz, Jordan Occasionally, PreauXX
– 1 to 1:15 p.m. – WYXR DJ(s)
– 1:15 to 2 p.m. – Session 2: How to be a better artist for fans?
Moderator: Alandis Brassel
Guests: McKenzii Webster, Matt Holzmacher, Lee Rankin, and more
– 2:15 – 2:45 p.m. – Toni Mack performance
– 3:00 – 4 p.m. – WYXR DJ(s)
In 2022, the music industry climate is very much alive. But it lives prominently in the online space, especially as artists find fewer opportunities to perform live during the pandemic.
Commonly, artists are left asking how they can connect with fans. Similarly, fans wonder which ways they can discover artists that commercial radio outlets often overlook
With “Meeting In The Middle,” a series of panel discussions geared at bringing artists and fans closer together, Memphis-based music industry professionals explain the strategies that allow artists and fans to find common ground.
Featured topics at the event range from music publishing, music licensing for tv and film, and music streaming.
Guests include Memphis-based musicians, entertainment law professionals, tour managers, talent buyers, DJs, music marketing experts, and more.