New York Music Week to Bring Together Industry, Artists
Among the events taking place from June 14-21 are the Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala, which honors new inductees Bog Seger and Tom Jones.
New York’s musicians have a few fans in City Hall.
New York City Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment and The New Music Seminar are teaming up for the city’s first New York Music Week, which is billed as bringing together the international music and entertainment industries through a series of awards, showcases and seminars.
Also putting on events are the American Association for Independent Music (A2IM), the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Make Music New York.
"New York City is home to some of the best musicians in the world," said NYC Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment commissioner Katherine Oliver. "Music is another important part of our local entertainment industry that's responsible for so many jobs here, and we are proud to be part of this exciting week."
Part of the week includes the 43rd Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala. This year’s inductees include Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Seger, Don Schlitz, Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones and Jim Steinman.
The schedule of events also includes:
- New Music Seminar: June 17-19
- New Music Seminar New York Music Festival: June 17-20
- American Association of Independent Music ("A2IM") 7th Annual Indie Week: June 19-20
- A2IM's The Libera Awards: June 21
- Make Music New York: June 21
Visit individual event websites for information on attending.