Cyndi Lauper will sit for a rare, intimate keynote interview as part of this year's Canadian Music Week Executive Conference March 3-6 at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, ONT. She joins a long list of entertainment executives and artists scheduled to speak, including Joan Jett and producer/manager songwriter Kenny Laguna.
Presented by the Songwriters Association of Canada, Lauper will be interviewed by Canada AM anchor Seamus O'Regan on March 6 at 5:30 p.m. The Jett and Lagunaís interview, to be conducted by host/producer of MuchMusic/MuchMoreMusic Bill Welychka,is scheduled for March 5 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 per event. Admission is free for CMW delegates and Tune Up pass holders.
Other keynote speakers confirmed for the Canadian Music Week Executive Conference include: Paul Burger, president of Soho Artists; Michael Dreese, CEO of Newbury Comics; Larry Kenswil, president of Universal eLabs; Matt Ragas, best-selling author and cult branding expert; and Tony Viner, president and CEO of Rogers Media. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen