Sofar Sounds, GA & Nerdery Present: The Future of Listening - Data & Music
29

Thursday, 29 November

6 7:30 pm CST

GA Chicago @ Nerdery

1033 West Van Buren, Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60607
FREE!
Regular Ticket

In Partnership With:

Nerdery logo
Sofar Sounds - Chicago logo

Questions? Read our FAQs

Sofar Sounds, GA & Nerdery Present: The Future of Listening - Data & Music

Jenna Chapman Photo


Record Fair Co-Director, Chicago Independent Radio Project

Ryan Kunkel Photo


Co-CEO, Red Frog Events

William Cove Photo


Chicago Director, Sofar Sounds

Buck Foley Photo


Talent Buyer, Riot Fest & Artist Manager, Sleep On It

29

Thursday, 29 November

6 7:30 pm CST

GA Chicago @ Nerdery

1033 West Van Buren, Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60607
FREE!
Regular Ticket

In Partnership With:

Nerdery logo
Sofar Sounds - Chicago logo

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Everyday, we enjoy innovation in music through personalized playlists, streaming and live videos accessible at the tap of a screen, and it has all been driven by an unlikely friend - data.

Join us for a panel as we explore the intersection of big data with the music industry in a race to the future of musical entertainment. We’ll be featuring speakers from the music industry who have mastered the art of using data and technology to deliver an exciting and unique experience of music en masse.

Following this panel, guests will have the option to enjoy a live performance organized by Sofar Sounds Chicago. In order to attend the performance (which is not required), please purchase a separate ticket for $20 on the Sofar Sounds website here: https://www.sofarsounds.com/cities/chicago/events/21357


Use the following code for direct access to purchase tickets: GENERALASSEMBLY-2D02A

Please note that this is a BYOB event and you must be 21+ to sign up.

Agenda:

Check-in for Panel & Networking: 5:30 - 6:00 pm
Panel Discussion: 6:00 - 6:45 pm
Q&A & Networking: 6:45 - 7:15pm
Check-In for Sofar Performance: 7:15 - 8:00 pm
Sofar Performance: 8:00 -10:30 pm

By signing up for this event, you’re giving our partners and sponsors for this event permission to contact you about upcoming events and promotions. Please note seating is on a first come first serve basis.

About the Instructors

Jenna Chapman Photo

Record Fair Co-Director,
Chicago Independent Radio Project

Ryan Kunkel Photo

Co-CEO,
Red Frog Events

CO-CEO of Red Frog Events, an event production company known for its success pioneering the experiential entertainment industry and its award-winning company culture. Since 2007, the company has developed innovative brands including the Warrior Dash obstacle race series, Firefly Music Festival, Air Show Majors, and Chicago Beer Classic. Red Frog also provides event services ranging from food and beverage to its ticketing platform, EventSprout. Red Frog has been named one of Forbes’ “Most Promising Companies in America," has appeared consecutively on Inc. Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Companies” list, and was awarded Business of the Year by the US Chamber of Commerce, among other honors. In recognition of its philanthropic efforts, the company was selected as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital “Corporate Partner of the Year,” and has committed to fundraise $25 million for the organization.

William Cove Photo

Chicago Director,
Sofar Sounds

Buck Foley Photo

Talent Buyer, Riot Fest & Artist Manager, Sleep On It

Day to day operation is a talent buyer for the multi-day music festival. Riot Fest specializes in rock, punk, alternative rock, and hip hop. Riot Fest is known for booking reunions, guest performances, and full album performances. First started as a multi-venue festival in Chicago in 2005, Riot Fest has since expanded to Denver and Toronto. When Buck is not booking talent, he is managing an American pop punk band Sleep On It.

About Our Partners

Nerdery

Nerdery is a digital business consultancy. We take companies from today to their digital future, working at the leading edge of strategy, design and technology to help clients evolve and thrive. By focusing on business outcomes, Nerdery crafts impactful digital experiences and infrastructures that accelerate digital transformations, innovations, modernizations and operational initiatives. Nerdery was founded in 2003 and has offices in Minneapolis, Chicago, Kansas City and Phoenix.

Sofar Sounds - Chicago

Sofar Sounds is a global music community, in over 390 cities, that unites music lovers to experience shows in an intimate, unique setting. We curate a secret lineup of 3 diverse artists, each playing 4 songs, and give the audience an opportunity to connect with the artists & their music. Sofar transforms everyday spaces - like a living room or retail shop - and turns it into a captivating venue for secret, live shows, creating an immersive experience that brings guests and artists closer together. Each Sofar is small, and typically features three diverse acts, with no headliner. To learn more and experience it yourself in Boston and beyond, visit https://www.sofarsounds.com/chicago.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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