Parish "PMD" Smith Of EPMD Is Seeking A Band For 10th Annual Midatlantic Music Conference

Parish Smith To Perform Keynote Address And Also Seeks Band To Perform With Him During 10th Annual Midatlantic Music Conference

Online PR News – 27-August-2012 – Charlotte, NC – Parish "PMD" Smith is set to deliver the keynote address to an audience of aspiring musicians and seasoned music professionals during the 10th year anniversary of the Midatlantic Music Conference. He is currently on the road touring with Erick Sermon and the remaining Hit Squad members, through the Rock The Bell tour.

PMD is also looking for the hottest band to perform with him during the weekend and possibly to take on the road for some of his national and overseas tour dates. He is accepting mp3 submissions of one of the bands playing one of his classics through the Midatlantic Music Website,


The Mid-Atlantic Music Conference will be held October 4-7, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The music conference will be celebrating its 10th year and will feature performances by over 100 artists and bands in multiple venues. The event is being hosted in Charlotte’s NODA District, the City's best collection of galleries and performance venues and some of the funkiest full service restaurants including authentic Cajun cooking, Southwest cuisine, a Creative pizza eatery and more. This new partnership solidifies the event as the “The Crossroads of Entertainment and Business” and will elevate the business and networking opportunities to new heights! The 2012 event is sponsored this year by Sam Ash, SESAC, The ID VIP Team, Music Connection Magazine, Monster Energy Drink, and Performer Magazine.

The event is being hosted at The Chop Shop, 399 E. 35th St, Charlotte, NC 28205. The venue offers more than 5000 sq. feet of bar space with a spacious multi-level stage, room for over 400 patrons and an awesome atmosphere for pure enjoyment.

For 2012, the Industry Executives who attend the event in Charlotte are top in their field and bring a vast amount of knowledge with them. They will fly in from all across the country to network and spend time with the conference attendees! Panelists this year will include Music Publishing Directors, Music Supervisors for Film and TV, A&R Directors from many different Record Labels, and Entertainment Attorneys. Also in attendance, there will be Major Recording Artists to provide guests and attendees an artist’s perspective on how to succeed in the Music Business.

Past participants in their events have included executives from major and independent record labels such as Sony/BMG, J-Records, Universal, BME, EMI Music Group, SoSoDef, Arista and Interscope Records. Other industry sponsors and participants include CD Baby, ASCAP, Electronic Musician, XM Radio, Masterwriter, Select-O-Hits, NC Bar Association as well as film and video game companies such as Southern Tip Films, Talent Link, The NC Film Commission and GRS Games, makers of the SIMS. During the 2008 conference, over 100 artists & bands crossing all genres of music performed in 5 of Charlotte's hottest performance venues.

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