AMP Music Summit Announces Inaugural Virtual Summit Responsive to COVID-19 on May 6, 2020

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AMP Music Summit Announces First Wave of Confirmed Speakers

Today, AMP Music Summit announces the first wave of its confirmed speakers, panelists, and topics for their upcoming virtual summit, “Prepping for a Post-COVID World: Trailblazers & Thought Leaders Come Together for the Music Industry.”

Exploring the impact and opportunities created by this pandemic, AMP Music Summit will include digital fireside chats, panels, and workshops with best-selling authors, thought leaders, and experts from music, technology, finance, HR, and business culture. Proceeds from AMP Music Summit will be directed to COVID-19 relief funds.


AMP Music Summit Co-Founder Josh Levine says, “These are scary times, but it’s also exciting to have the opportunity to pivot, to rewrite the rules and to reinvent how we do business. I’m energized to see people try new things and learn quickly.”

AMP Music Summit Co-Founder Simon Rust Lamb says, “Even in the worst of times, we all have the ability to lift others. We are focused on serving our community by sharing critical insights in this evolving crisis and working to raise funds to help people in the music industry impacted by COVID-19.”

Key topics include: how to lead through tough times, pivoting in the face of immense challenge, livestreaming case studies and insights, marketing and monetization, the future of the live music business, staying safe & sane, and tips for finding employment in the face of widespread unemployment.

This independent music conference will take place in a virtual space near you and will feature guests from around the world on May 6, 2020.

Confirmed participants include:

Alicia Karlin, VP Global Touring & Talent, AEG + Co-Founder, Live Lesson Masters
An Ruda, Partner, Bartko, Zenkel, Bunzel
Andrew Goldstone, Executive Manager, YMU Group
Boris Patronoff, CEO, See Tickets, N. America
Chris Monaco, Managing Director & Global Head of Music, Rogers & Cowan
Clint Schaff, VP Strategy & Development, LA Times
Dae Bogan, Founder, True Registry
Dave Brooks, Senior Director for Live and Touring, Billboard
Dennis White / Latroit, Artist, producer, publisher
Disco Donnie Estopinal, Founder/CEO, Disco Donnie Presents
Harper Reed, Hacker & Entrepreneur, Former CTO, Obama for America
James Andrews, Founder, The Authenticated
Jeff Castelaz, Founder, Cast Management
Jessie Rosen, Writer & Producer, President, 20-Nothing
Joanna Combs, HR Exec
Juan Dueñas, Co-Founder/CEO, ViRvii, Co-Founder My Mixtapez
Milana Rabkin, Founder/CEO, STEM
Rachel Miller, Co-Founder, Haven Entertainment
Raymond Roker, Head of AEG Studios, AEG
Reid Speed, DJ, Producer, Founder/CEO Play Me Records
Robb McDaniels, CEO, Beatport
Scott Edwards, EVP Creative Advertising, FOX Entertainment
Sioux Zimmerman, Founder, CEO Magnum PR
Steve Levy, CMO, Virgin Festivals
Susan Marquis, Dean Pardee RAND Graduate School & VP, Innovation, RAND
Todd Richmond, Director Pardee RAND Tech & Narrative Lab

Additional speakers, plus panels and workshops will be announced. Additional details and free registration available at

AMP Music Summit is created and curated by music industry veterans Josh Levine, Seth Combs, and Simon Rust Lamb, Esq. Our summit exists to empower the music ecosphere to support and inspire each other through tales of truth and transformation.

Simon Rust Lamb Esq. represents best-in-class festival producers and creatives in strategy and business development. In his former role as Insomniac’s COO and General Counsel, Lamb shepherded the explosive growth of Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) while overseeing a global festival portfolio. A career-long journalist, Simon writes about music business and culture, currently as a Billboard freelancer. He serves on non-profit boards at Pablove and Film2Future.

Josh Levine is the founder of Rebel Industries, a culture-marketing agency that builds brands through partnerships, content, and experiences. Josh hosts the Rebel Radio podcast featuring interviews with artists and entrepreneurs who are shaping youth culture.

GGM Staff


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