Free EBook For Musicians: Attending Music Conferences 101

Dave Cool Releases A Comprehensive Guide For Musicians To Maximize Their Music Conference Experience.

Online PR News – 16-February-2011 – – Montrealer Dave Cool has released a free eBook for musicians called “Attending Music Conferences 101”. Just in time for the music conference season, the eBook is a comprehensive guide to making the most of a music conference. From pre-conference planning, showcasing and networking, to the post-conference follow-up, it offers a step-by-step look at the music conference experience and how to maximize it from a musician’s point of view.

The eBook features interviews with several industry veterans including Panos Panay (Founder, Sonicbids) and Madalyn Sklar (Founder,, as well as with several artists. Also included in the eBook are a sample music conference budget and a comprehensive music conference listing.

“Attending Music Conferences 101” can be downloaded for free under Creative Commons Licensing on Dave Cool’s website:


About Dave Cool:

Dave Cool (and yes, that’s his real name!) is perhaps best known for having directed and produced the documentary film “What is INDIE? A look into the World of Independent Musicians” which documented the experience of being an independent artist in the music industry. The film featured several leading experts in the music industry, including Derek Sivers (CD Baby) and Panos Panay (Sonicbids), as well as with 20 independent artists.

Currently, Dave is the Director of Member Services for the Canadian Independent Recording Artists’ Association (CIRAA). Dave will help launch and oversee a national micro-grant program for independent Canadian artists, as well as oversee a mentorship program focused on providing artists with hands-on career advice.

Dave also co-wrote a guide for singer-songwriters called “Your Successful CD Release” with Peter Spellman, Director of Career Development at the Berklee College of Music.

To Contact Dave Cool: