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Musicians Get A Chance To Learn The Industry's Business Side

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The city of New Orleans is offering musicians a chance to learn the business side of the industry at the "Y'Heard Me? Music Business Summit" on Saturday.

The city of New Orleans is offering musicians a chance to learn the business side of the industry at the "Y'Heard Me? Music Business Summit" on Saturday.

The free conference, to be held from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ellis Marsalis Center, will give aspiring musicians the opportunity to learn from industry professionals about copyright and intellectual property law, artist management and goal setting, fan engagement and Internet marketing, licensing music to motion pictures, and small business development.

Musicians are encouraged to register at yheardme.splashthat.com.

Mayor Mitch Landrieu tells NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune that music is a key component of the city's rich culture. He says the city will continue to promote opportunities for musicians to help them thrive.

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