MusExpo 2016 Brings New Global Talent to L.A.!
fans of up-and-coming music: L.A. is about to host its own “United
Nations of Music”! The 12th Annual MusExpo will be taking place
April 17-20th at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (where the Oscars
were originally held!) and will feature leading executives from
record labels, publishers, radio, and digital companies from major
and independent labels.
A number of prominent speakers will take the stage at MusExpo, includingLarry King, Jimmy Kimmel,Carson Daly, Global Director A&R of Warner Bros Music Group Aton Ben-Horin, co-founder of Shazam Chris Barton, CEO of Fathom EventsJohn Rubey, and many more. In addition,Kevin Weatherly of KROQ will receive the International Person of the Year award.
The epic event won’t just feature speakers from the music industry -- a music event wouldn’t be complete without a bunch of musical acts! Artists from over a dozen countries will take the stage at SIR Studios Hollywood. A few of this year’s artists includeWhite Eskimo, Fingertips,The Bongo Club, Sada Vidoo,The Response, Evol Walks,Bitter’s Kiss (pictured above),Broken Backs, Kinney,Reverse Order, and De La Torreamong many others. Previous artists who have gone on to international success after performing at MusExpo includeKaty Perry, Jessie J,Robyn, Churchill, Missy Higgins, and A Fine Frenzy, so you'll definitely want to keep your eyes (and ears) on this new crop of musicians!
For more information on MusExpo, please visit their Website!
(Photo via James Moore)
- Sarah Osman, YH Contributing Writer