Chicago: The New Mu$ic Capitol?

January 24, 2008 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Harris Theater for Music and Dance at Millennium Park
205 E. Randolph Street

On January 24, 2008, the Chicago Music Commission hosted a panel discussion of area experts to discuss economic opportunities generated by the city’s music industry. Chicago Music City researchers Lawrence Rothfield, Sarah Lee and Dan Silver launched the discussion with a summary of the study findings. Led by the Commission’s Dan Lurie, city officials and music industry leaders addressed points of contention and future opportunities to collaborate.

Listen to the panel discussion

Panel participants

Shala Akintunde The Movement Worldwide (Producer and Performing Artist)
Julie Burros City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs
Laura Chmielewski City of Chicago, Department of Tourism
Kenard Karter WGCI Radio
Rita Lee Nu Face Entertainment
Gary Matts President, Chicago Federation of Musicians
David Miranda Univision Radio
Rich Moskal Chicago Film Office
Sean Murphy ASCAP
Paul Natkin Photo Reserve, Inc.
Heather M. Nelson-Beverley Entertainment Attorney
Henry Perritt, Jr. Co-Chair, Chicago Council on Global Affairs Task Force “The Global Edge: An Agenda for Chicago's Future”
Lawrence Rothfield Cultural Policy Center at the University of Chicago
Alan Salzenstein DePaul Music Business School
Chris Schneider Pressure Point Recording Studios
Tim Tuten Owner, The Hideout Chicago