To kick off the first-ever PLAY Music Conference, MilkBoy will host a special VIP event and serve as the venue for an amazing Music Artist Showcase featuring up-and-coming independent artists.
MilkBoy is throwing an exclusive Kickoff Party on Thursday, February 16th at both MilkBoy Philly on Chestnut Street and graciously providing its venue to introduce the PLAY Music Conference – a revolutionary event that will bring music industry education at reasonable costs to independent artists in Philadelphia. The conference has insightful panels featuring professionals from the industry, chances for networking, as well as nightly performances.
Continuing the legacy of the beloved Millennium Music Conference, PLAY Music Conference is here to light a flame for music-based education and networking. Featuring hours of interactive panels, industry events, and musical showcases for rising artists, PLAY brings together all you need in one place to experience where your music career can take you.
Doors open at 7 pm for the VIP Kickoff Party and the show begins promptly at 8 pm. Serene Salinas, Maro DēLO, Em, Jack Fanselau, and Mona Mee will all be performing upstairs. PLAY will hold an award ceremony to honor and recognize some of the music world’s most impressive advocates. These individuals include Dyana Williams, a Board Member of The Grammys and former DJ for 100.3 The Beat; David Ivory, Grammy-winning producer from Philadelphia; Councilman David Oh – a supportive advocate of arts in Philly; as well as John Harris – Founder and Director of the late Millennium Music Conference. Access to the exclusive VIP Kickoff Party is limited to individuals 21 and above who possess a VIP Badge, and are Speakers, Moderators, or Sponsors.
On Saturday, February 18th from 8 pm to 1 am, MilkBoy South Street will host the PLAY Music Artist Showcase with performances by some of the most talented musicians around: Craig Greenberg, Erin Porter, Lady Boss, Freez Da Iceman, Jeff Ehling, Don’t Call Me Tina and The Forth Son.
“We are thrilled to be participating alongside so many iconic venues and businesses for in service of the next generation of musicians. MilkBoy started as a studio and grew into a brand, but music has remained foundational to everything we do. Helping others find success through music, it’s a no-brainer.” – Tommy Joyner, Founder and Co-Owner of MilkBoy.