Music Expo Announces the First Round Of Speakers and Exhibitors for Upcoming Nashville Conference

Nashville, TN

1 Jul 2019




Music Expo Announces the First Round Of Speakers and Exhibitors for Upcoming Nashville Conference

1 Jul 2019

Making its return for the second year, the multi-city conference series for music makers will be hosted by SAE Institute and take place on Saturday, Sept. 21st. 

Limited Early Bird and VIP Tickets are On Sale Now at

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 28, 2019) - Music Expo in association with Sound On Sound Magazine announces the first round of speakers and exhibitors for its' upcoming Nashville conference. Making a return for the second year, the multi-city conference series for music makers will be hosted by SAE Institute and take place on Saturday, Sept. 21st. Offering unparalleled, up-close access to some of the most successful music creators, the series provides a full-day of hyper-focused workshops, live demos, keynote presentations and panels, offering attendees tracks in audio technology, music creation and business.

Limited early bird tickets are available for $20 now until June 30th (
HERE). Following that, general admission tickets will start at $30. Limited VIP ticket packages are also being offered and are available now until sold out (HERE). Each VIP package will include access to all sessions and exhibitions, the VIP lounge, Music Expo swag and an exclusive invitation to the official after party. For more information, visit A full lineup and program to be announced.

Music Expo Nashville will welcome multiple GRAMMY-winning producers, engineers, songwriters, music artists and leading technology brands. Esteemed music makers confirmed thus far include Producers and Engineers; Zach Allen (Keb Mo, Buddy Guy, Maren Morris), Daniel Bacigalupi (Parker Millsap, Parmalee, Kane Brown), Bob Bullock(Art Garfunkel, Crazy Horse, REO Speedwagon), Neil Cappellino (Vince Gill, Darius Rucker, Avicii), Shani Gandhi (Kelsea Ballerini, Sarah Jarosz, The Mountain Goats),Bobby Holland (Kesha, Maggie Rose, ZZ Ward), David Kalmusky (Journey, Shawn Mendez, Keith Urban), Tim Lauer (‘Nashville’ TV Show, Taylor Swift, BMW), Matt Leigh(Natalie Grant, Ronnie Milsap, The Cult), Pete Lyman (Brandi Carlile, Chris Stapleton),Piper Payne (Third Eye Blind, Madame Gandhi, Geographer), Jonell Polansky (Tim McGraw, Many Barnett, Collin Raye), F. Reid Shippen (Little Big Town, Ingrid Michaelson, Steven Tyler), Robert Venable (Kelly Clarkson, Twenty One Pilots, JLo) and Femke Weidema (Belle Mt, Dancing On Tables, Annie Bosko). Multi-instrumentalists/artists include; Laura Donohue, Hayley McLean (Buddy Guy, Maren Morris, Chad Brownlee) and Folk-Blues band South For Winter. Music industry notables include Craig Anderton, Author of Electronic Projects for Musicians, How to Record and Mix Guitar and Digital Delay HandbookBeville Dunkerley, Head of Country Music at Pandora, Greg Ondo, Senior Technical Specialist at Steinberg, Valerie Pensa, Senior VP of Marketing at RCA Records and Shani Fuller Tillman, VP of Marketing at RCA Records.

Music Expo will host at least a dozen exhibitors for the Nashville edition with a mix of audio demo rooms and displays of the latest technology and products. Exhibitors confirmed thus far include; the Audio Engineering Society (AES), Full Scale AV,GenelecHarrisonIK MultimediaKali AudioPrism SoundSAE InstituteSteinberg,SoundGirlsWomen In Audio and Yamaha. Exhibitor packages are still available at For sponsorship opportunities,

“Music Expo made its debut in Nashville last year, to standing room only for every session that we had on our programming. It was incredible and the Nashville community has been very receptive to us. We are eager to bring this collaborative platform back to a place that is a hub for so many creators,” said Loïc Maestracci, Founder of Music Expo.

Gold Sponsors for the 2019 season include Yamaha and Steinberg. Presented in association with Sound On Sound magazine, additional media sponsors includeGearslutz, Making Music, SonicScoop and Tape Op.

Register for Music Expo Nashville today to be connected with thousands of music creators who have attended Music Expo conferences across the country. For the latest Music Expo Nashville updates, please visit or follow Music Expo on Facebook and Twitter. Music Expo Nashville is one in a series of conferences for music makers held nationwide. For upcoming conferences and more information, visit

Music Expo in association with Sound On Sound magazine, is a multi-city conference series to inspire music makers. Music Expo presents annual events nationwide in cities including Boston, Miami, Nashville and San Francisco and offers attendees up-close access to some of the world’s top DJs, producers, artists, engineers, songwriters, music industry tastemakers and leading technology brands. Founded in 2014, Music Expo provides pros and aspiring talent the opportunity to learn from some of the most successful music creators and has connected thousands of music makers across the country. Each year, Music Expo donates a portion of proceeds to help support non-profit organizations making an impact in their local community. Music Expo is committed to celebrating diversity and the inclusion of women and minorities. For more information, visit or follow Music Expo on Facebook and Twitter.

Based in Cambridge, England and independently-owned, Sound On Sound has been delivering a quality monthly print magazine since 1985 and is recognized internationally as the 'bible' of the music recording industry. Every month our UK and USA editions deliver consistently more pages than any competing title, packed full of in-depth product tests of Recording Systems, Music Software: DAWs, Virtual Instruments, Plug-ins, Synthesizers, Keyboards & Rack Modules, Music Computers, Samplers, Audio Interfaces, Effects & Signal Processors, Mixing Consoles and not forgetting studio essentials like Microphones and Monitors, plus the best Musician/Mix Engineer/Record Producer interviews you'll read anywhere. Our regular Tutorials and practical 'how to' Workshops offer no-nonsense advice, to help readers gain the most from their studio tools - at all levels of expertise. The SOS website draws over 1.3 million unique visitors each month.

SAE Institute provides aspiring creative media professionals with a foundation of practical theory and valuable hands-on training in their chosen areas of concentration. Under the guidance of industry experienced faculty, students gain the essential experience they need for entry-level jobs in the creative media industry. Students are supported in their job searches by SAE Institute’s international network of alumni, many of who are leaders in the music, film, game arts, and live performance arenas. SAE Institute offers accredited programs in Audio, Animation, Film, Games, and Entertainment Business focused on preparing students for employment in the creative media industry upon graduation. SAE Institute Group, Inc. is a part of Navitas LTD. Learn more at