Studio Oklahoma was created by The Oklahoma Film + Music Office to provide opportunities for like-minded community partners to support Oklahoma’s thriving creative class and serve as a platform to promote and connect Oklahoma’s filmmakers and music makers to national and international audiences.
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The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) and Studio Oklahoma are proud to partner with the Americana Music Association at the 18th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference (AmericanaFest) in Nashville, Tennessee, September 12-17, 2017.
AmericanaFest is an annual event that gathers thousands of artists, fans and industry professionals from all over the world. The 2017 festival will feature seminars, discussion panels and networking events in conjunction with more than 230 live performances at almost 40 of Nashville’s most prominent venues over the course of six days.
The Americana Honors & Awards Show, the festival’s marquee event, takes place at the historic Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday, September 13. The nationally televised show will feature performances by genre-leading talent including Billy Bragg, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, Iris DeMent, Jason Isbell, The Lumineers, Van Morrison, Graham Nash, Margo Price, John Prine and an all-star house band led by Buddy Miller.
For the second year in a row, Studio Oklahoma, a collective of Oklahoma industry partners, will participate in several Oklahoma-centric events throughout the week. Tava Maloy Sofsky, OF+MO Director, will serve as a panel member for the discussion “Working For You: Regional Music Offices” on Friday, September 15. Sofsky joins several colleagues from music-focused government agencies to discuss how agencies like OF+MO promote and increase opportunities for musicians and artists throughout their communities.
In addition, OF+MO and Studio Oklahoma will host “The Okie Roundup”, a private event open to conference registrants, wristband holders and private guests on Friday, September 15, at InDo Nashville with featured performances by renowned Oklahoma artists Carter Sampson, Kaitlin Butts and Travis Linville. This event will welcome Nashville music industry delegates and music fans, including those with Oklahoma ties, to network with guests as OF+MO showcases Oklahoma’s remarkable sound and allow attendees the opportunity to discover why Oklahoma is a central hub for music.
For more information about AmericanaFest, please visit americanamusic.org.
OF+MO/Studio Oklahoma Okie Roundup at AmericanaFest – Partnership Opportunity
The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) would like to invite you to consider participating in a partnership with Studio Oklahoma presented by OF+MO for the 2017 Americana Music Festival and Conference (AmericanaFest) taking place in Nashville, TN, September 12-17, 2017! We will once again utilize Studio Oklahoma as a launchpad to explore the ample networking opportunities, educational music industry forums and unbeatable performances during this 6-day conference experience for music lovers and music industry supporters.
Celebrating its 18th year, AmericanaFest attracts more than 20,000 visits from around the globe gathering thousands of artists, fans and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville, Tennessee. With planning already underway, the conference and festival promises to once again be the must-attend event for anyone desiring to experience the vast melting pot of Americana’s influences on folk, country, blues and roots music.
After making an impact in 2016, Studio Oklahoma will return to AmericanaFest to continue to showcase Oklahoma’s legendary music history and the state’s current thriving music scene. Studio Oklahoma will present an exclusive Oklahoma Showcase and VIP Okie Roundup to connect Oklahoma businesses and musicians to Nashville music business leaders and executives in Nashville on Friday, September 15. In addition to this exclusive opportunity, there are several available options for participation with Studio Oklahoma throughout the week. We are excited about the possibility of working together! For more information, please email OF+MO Director, Tava Maloy Sofsky, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2017 STUDIO OKLAHOMA PARTNERS!