Above Photo Courtesy of The U.S. National Whitewater Center
Whitewater Center has created a new festival that aims to highlight, celebrate, and support the Charlotte music industry and community. Confluence is part festival, part conference, and part platform. It will feature two days of live performances and panel discussions covering a range of topics from Artist Development to the Economics of live shows with local, regional, and national professionals and advocates in these areas.
With a spotlight on local musicians, Confluence aims to be a resource to all artists and musicians, promoters, producers, venue operators, and the public regardless of locale, while aiding in the development of Charlotte’s music identity.
Artists include: RevelWood Mission, DownTown Abbey & The Echoes, Emily Sage, The Hawthornes, Junior Astronomers, Chócala, Sinners & Saints, The XMen, Cyanca, Jason Scavone, Jason JetPlane, Dexter Jordan, Jim Avett and David Childers, Orquesta Mayor, The Mike Strauss Band, Dane Page, Tony Eltora, Akita, and Lovell Bradford..
Panelists include: Dolph Ramseur, Paul Lohr, Jim Avett, Jessica Tomasin, Gregg McCraw, Eric Knapp, Mike Kitchen, Tim Scott, Jr.; Leah Ross, Kevin Hopkins, Keith Richards, Ellie Schwarz, Benton Wharton, Jim Mallonee and more. Wayne Martin, Sara Colée, Garret Woodward, Chris Garges, Jason Bieler, Leo Solis, Dane Page, Jason JetPlane, and Tony Arreaza.
About Dolph Ramseur: President and owner of New Frontier Touring with a roster of 85+ bands and artists including The Avett Brothers, Highly Suspect, Rodney Crowell, Reckless Kelly, and DeVotchKa.
About Paul Lohr: Owner and Founder of independent label Ramseur Records and current manager of The Avett Brothers, Bombadil, David Childers, and Samantha Crain.
August 3 – 4, 2019.
Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28214
Free to attend. Panel discussions require registration (free) due to limited seating capacity. Register HERE.