March 24, 2017
More than 200 songwriters, artists, and bands will be selected to perform at showcase slots during of original music performances and educational workshops on Friday April 21, and Saturday April 22, 2017. The first annual All Music Festival & Sustainability Conference will kick off with two afternoons of music business panels, sustainability panels, workshops and clinics, with night time showcases at area restaurants and other venues in historic Ambler, PA, open to the public.
The original music of both emerging and established artists, representing many popular genres will be performed back to back on Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, beginning at 6:30 PM. During the day, artists will have the opportunity to network and hear from music industry professionals, with a focus on sustainability for musicians for touring and income.
“Ambler is ideal for this event, and we’ve received tremendous support from the community to make this happen,” said Rick Denzien, President of Slot One Entertainment and co-founder of the All Music Festival.
Corporate sponsors and vendors are welcome to contribute and display products and services, available to conference participants as well as the general public throughout the event. This can be done online through http://www.AllMusicFest.net
“Ambler has been host to live original music artists for many years,” he explained. “The Ambler Cabaret, formerly called the Tap Room, continued a live music tradition hosting bands like The Hooters, Tommy Conwel, Flaming Harry, Richard Ace & the Sons of Ace. ” Hit songs including The Greatest Love of All were written in Ambler area resident songwriter, Linda Creed; Johnny Mathis used to hang out at the Tap Room, and hit songwriters in the area would tailor make song lyrics for him to sing.” More recently Ambler has been host to OMG, JayReem, Christo, Lyra Project, Ronstadt Generations, Craig Bickhardt, Michael Ronstadt and hundreds of other artists.