Co.Lab is a new free Spotify for Artists event series designed to connect musicians with experts from across the industry – label reps, touring experts, and creative directors – to help both build their network and understand the nuts and bolts of the modern music industry.
Each Co.Lab event will be organized around a music industry theme and led by experts who will draw on their experience to offer practical advice and insider knowledge.
The first season of Co.Lab will be held New York and Los Angeles over the next few months with topics to include Collaboration, Release Strategies, Touring, Merch, and Revenue Streams. Panels will be moderated by Frosty. founder of dublab and Mindy Abovitz-Monk, founder of Tom Tom Magazine.
Featured speakers will include Annie Flook (Dir. Touring & Artist Development, Atlantic Records), Malia James (Video Music Director), Jenny Swiatowy (VP, Head of Creative Sync Licensing, Capitol Music Group), Jamal Dauda (Global Head of Music, WeTransfer), Jeff Ellis, (Studio Engineer), Christian Coffey (Tour Director), Mitra Khayyam (Creative Director), Loric Sih (Live DJ for Kelela), Alex Gvojic (Lighting Designer), Kacie Lehman (SVP of Partnerships for MAC Presents), Morgan Rhodes (Music Supervisor), Sam Hockley-Smith (Music Editor for Vulture), Laura Escudé (Ableton-Certified Trainer and Live Show Designer) and others.
Participants will able to meet the experts in person, spend time with other artists, and build out your network to drive future collaborations.
While space is limited, other requirements are minimal: you must be at least 21 years old and verified on Spotify for Artists. Priority is being given to artists with 1,000 or more followers on Spotify.
Applications are open now for the first five events. To apply, click right here.