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Electric City Music Conference announces dates, begins taking applications

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Fronted by Aaron Ferranti, Clever Clever performs at the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards. The 2017 Electric City Music Conference is slated for Sept. 14 through 16 at various venues in Scranton.
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Hip-hop troupe Animal Planit, of Hazleton, arrives at the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards.
Times Leader file photos

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    SCRANTON — Producers of the Electric City Music Conference have announced the three day gathering of musicians and industry professionals will take place Sept. 14 through 16.

    The event will feature a multi-venue music festival, conferences and panels discussing the music industry and the Steamtown Music Awards.

    Northeastern Pennsylvania musicians who wish to perform at the conference can apply now at electriccitymusicconference.com, while regional and national bands must submit applications at sonicbids.com starting Feb. 24.

    Acts already scheduled to perform are Lucas Hex (formerly Drew Breeze), The Sellout Soundtrack, DJ Hersh, Behind the Grey, Alma Mater, The Aeagen, Uman Era, Tony Halchak, Permanence and Moral Code.

    The theme for the 2017 Electric City Music Conference will be “Education, Performance and Acknowledgment.”

    Nominations for the Steamtown Music Awards will open on March 1.

    For information on event partnership and sponsorship, contact organizers at [email protected]

    Fronted by Aaron Ferranti, Clever Clever performs at the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards. The 2017 Electric City Music Conference is slated for Sept. 14 through 16 at various venues in Scranton.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_awards21-2.jpgFronted by Aaron Ferranti, Clever Clever performs at the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards. The 2017 Electric City Music Conference is slated for Sept. 14 through 16 at various venues in Scranton. Times Leader file photos

    Hip-hop troupe Animal Planit, of Hazleton, arrives at the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_awards9-2.jpgHip-hop troupe Animal Planit, of Hazleton, arrives at the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards. Times Leader file photos

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    Reach Matt Mattei at 570-991-6651 or on Twitter @TimesLeaderMatt.

    Reach Matt Mattei at 570-991-6651 or on Twitter @TimesLeaderMatt.