Protect Athens Music 2016 Details

14 Feb

The sixth annual Protect Athens Music Conference is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited! Find complete information about this year’s conference under the PAM 2016 tab. We will continue to update the website with more details as they become available. See you at the 40 Watt Club in just a few weeks!


Protect Athens Music

17 Feb

We have updated the page to include all the information for the 2015 Protect Athens Music Conference. This year we have have switched venue to the legendary 40 Watt. Additionally we will be having a meet and greet and happy hour before the first panel. See all the details on the PAM 2015 page and we look forward to seeing everyone!


May Day Festival Totes are in!

16 Apr

May Day Festival Totes are in!

The May Day Festival totes are in! We’ve got 300 of these beauties (thanks to our sponsors MailChimp and Satisfactory Design & Printing) and they will be packed with goodies, including vinyl, CDs, sticker and more, and given away at the Expo!

Prizes, raffles, giveaways and more!

12 Apr

The first 300 attendees to show up at the May Day Festival and Music Business Expo will get a FREE May Day tote filled with goodies, including vinyl, CDs, stickers and more from New West Records, BMI, NARAS and other sponsors.

You’ll also have the chance to enter a raffle for awesome gifts, including a very special posted autographed by Widespread Panic!!


Protect Athens Music 2014: Demystifying Digital Revenue Streams

7 Apr

March 5, 2014 at The Melting Point in Athens, GA.

Moderator: David Barbe, Director of UGA Music Business Program
Casey Rae is a musician, recording engineer, educator, journalist and the interim Executive Director for Future of Music Coalition.
David Lowery is the co-founder of critically acclaimed rock bands Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker. He currently teaches the economics and finance of music business at UGA and writes about artists’ rights on his blog, The Trichordist.
David Macias is a Grammy Award-winning producer and co-founder of Nashville-based entertainment company Thirty Tigers.
Deborah Gonzalez, Esq. is an entertainment attorney whose legal practice focuses on art, music, digital and social media law. She obtained her J.D. from New York Law School and is currently based in Atlanta.

Watch the PAM2014 panel on Healthcare for Artists

5 Apr

Video coming soon!

25 Mar

Looking for footage of this year’s Conference? It’s on its way! We’ll be uploading video from all three PAM2014 panels soon.