WAMFest Speakers, burgers, bookers for WAMCon 2017

WAMFest is returning for 2017 and have announced the speakers for their music industry advancing event, WAMCon which will take place at the State Theatre Centre of WA on November 3 and 4. 

This year, WAMCon will also include an all new masterclass, and a Burgers and Bookers session, which will help anyone in the music industry, whether beginners, or pros, navigate their way through the industry.

WAMCon have announced the first four speakers appearing across the weekend, alongside more than 50 other music industry professionals. Speakers announced so far are:

Keith Harris OBE (UK): Keith was the General Manager of Motown, driving promotion and A&R for EMI and Transatlantic Records and managing artists such as Stevie Wonder.

Sean Bohrman (USA): Cofounder of Burger Records, responsible for over 500 releases, such as The Black Lips and Ty Segall. Creating Burgerama Music Festival and the genius promotional campaign of ‘Burger Revolution’.

Helen Marcou (VIC): Cofounder of Save Live Australia’s Music and consultant to government on matters of live music policy and sexual assault of women in venues. Inductee on the Victorian Honour Role for Women.

Nick Findlay (pictured, NSW): Set to take over from Richard Kingsmill as the triple j Music Director.

Early bird tickets for WAMFEST are on sale now.

WAMCon is at the State Theatre Centre of WA on Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4.