March 23, 2016 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) announces that the concert event “Pandora Presents” will cap off the first night of the Music Biz 2016 convention in Nashville on Monday, May 16. Beginning at 9 p.m. CT at The Cannery Ballroom, the event will be open to all convention attendees and will feature one of the top up-and-coming artists, with the specific performer to be announced shortly.
“Pandora is one of our newest members, so we are pleased that in their first year as a member they are stepping up to create such an exciting event for attendees,” said James Donio, President of Music Biz. “Live music has played an important role at the convention for over 50 years, and we’re happy to see the tradition being carried forward by a new player in the industry.”
“We couldn’t be happier to be working with Music Biz on this event, which will give an artist who has grown on Pandora a chance to shine live in front of the music industry’s movers and shakers,” said Lars Murray of Pandora, SVP of Music Makers Group. “Artist discovery is a core mission for us, and Music Biz 2016 is the perfect place to demonstrate that. We also throw one hell of a good party.”
Music Biz 2016, which will return to Nashville from May 16-18, is the music industry’s premier event, giving the commerce and content sectors a place to meet with trading partners, network with new companies, and learn about new trends and products impacting the music business. Registration is open now. For more information or to sign up for the conference, visit www.musicbiz2016.com.