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LAUNCH 2015


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LAUNCH 2015


ABOUT LAUNCH

By combining both a music conference and festival, LAUNCH brings together two aspects of the music industry for one exciting weekend in beautiful historic Downtown Lancaster, PA for the seventh straight year!

With the variety of performers and events there's something for everyone going on during LAUNCH - from the most casual music fan to the most die-hard.


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THE CONFERENCE

Featuring a schedule packed full of Panels, Seminars, Parties, Events and Performances, the Conference portion of LAUNCH provides a unique opportunity for artists, music industry professionals and fans to meet, network and further their careers from the up-and-coming artist to the seasoned music industry veteran.

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THE FESTIVAL

The Festival showcases nearly 200 artists from all over the country, representing a variety musical styles - from rock to folk, from pop to punk, from country to funk all performing in a three block radius for fans during one electric weekend. Come and discover artists who might be the next-big thing before they are household names!

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Panels and Panelists


PANELS AND PANELISTS

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Panels and Panelists


PANELS AND PANELISTS

WE BRING INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS RIGHT TO YOU.

Spencer Carpenter (CI), Chuck Andrews (Goodfight Ent), Ryan Soroka (Soroka Agency)

Spencer Carpenter (CI), Chuck Andrews (Goodfight Ent), Ryan Soroka (Soroka Agency)

Warped Tour Founder Kevin Lyman

Warped Tour Founder Kevin Lyman


Each year LAUNCH is pleased to host a number of professionals from all aspects of the music industry to speak on a variety of topics relating to the growing complexities of the business. For a list of currently confirmed guests and panel topics and schedules, see below.

Please note, due to changing schedules, guests are subject to change. Please check back frequently as we announce additional speakers.

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Attend


ATTEND LAUNCH

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ATTEND LAUNCH

ATTENDANCE OPTIONS THAT WORK FOR EVERYONE.

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WEEKEND VIP

  • Free entry to all Conference events and ALL Festival showcases (including marquee showcases the regular badge does not include) Thurs 4/17 through Sat 4/19
  • 2014 compilation CD
  • Attendee bag
  • VIP perks

WEEKEND REGULAR

  • Free entry to all Conference events and all regular Festival showcases Thurs 4/17 through Sat 4/19
  • Half-price entry into marquee showcases (noted on schedule)
  • 2014 compilation CD
  • Attendee bag

FRIDAY ONLY

  • Free entry to all Conference events and all regular Festival showcases Sat 4/19 Only
  • Half-price entry into marquee showcases (noted on schedule)
  • 2014 compilation CD
  • Attendee bag

SATURDAY ONLY

  • Free entry to all Conference events and all regular Festival showcases Fri 4/18 Only
  • Half-price entry into marquee showcases (noted on schedule)
  • 2014 compilation CD
  • Attendee bag
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Lancaster


ABOUT THE AREA

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Lancaster


ABOUT THE AREA

BEAUTIFUL, HISTORIC DOWNTOWN LANCASTER.

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Located in South Central PA, Lancaster city - the oldest inland city in the US - is an area with an exceptional amount of history. During the American Revolution, the small town was, for one day (Sep 27, 1777), the capitol of the colonies, as well as being the capitol of PA from 1799 until 1812 and was the home of several notable historical figures, including the 15th President of the US, James Buchanan.

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Where To Stay


WHERE TO STAY

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Where To Stay


WHERE TO STAY

ALRIGHT, I'M COMING! WHERE CAN I STAY?

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THE LANCASTER MARRIOTT AT PENN SQUARE IS THE HOME BASE OF THE CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL.

The Lancaster County Convention Center and the Lancaster Marriot at Penn Square are located at the very heart of Historic Downtown Lancaster.

An extraordinary gem of a facility set in a city rich with authentic tradition and sophistication, the Lancaster County Convention Center and Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square offer the very latest in amenities, technology, and visitor experience.

Incorporating the iconic 19th-Century Beaux Arts facade of the former Watt & Shand department store, the complex anchors Lancaster's historic Penn Square and is within walking distance of all LAUNCH venues as well as Lancaster County's many fine theatres, attractions, shopping venues and businesses.

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Hope To See You There


HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE.

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Hope To See You There


HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE.