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2016 Electric City Music Conference announced for September in Scranton

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Singer Ed Randazzo performs his song I Need a Woman during last year’s Steamtown Music Awards at the V Spot in Scranton.
Amanda Hrycyna|For Weekender

SCRANTON — Dates have been announced for the 2016 Electric City Music Conference. The third annual event will take place Sept. 15 through 17.

Keeping with tradition, the conference will consist of a music festival featuring more than 100 bands and multiple venues, conferences and panels with music industry professionals and the Steamtown Music Awards.

Artist applications are now being accepted. Bands from Northeastern Pennsylvania can apply at electriccitymusicconference.com, and regional and national bands are invited to apply at https://www.sonicbids.com/find-gigs/2016-electric-city-music-conference/.

Acts already confirmed to play include Graces Downfall, Death Grip, Dreamers Like Us, Drew Breeze, DJ Hersh, Skip Monday, The ClamStompers, Bottle Rocket and Kenton.

Suzanne Paulinski of Nashville’s The Rock/Star Advocate, Greg Shaffer of Glory Torch Productions and Rich Howells of NEPA Scene will be among the industry professionals on hand during conferences.

Nominations for the Steamtown Music Awards will open next month. Parties interested in being partners or sponsors in the event should contact organizers at [email protected].

Weekend of music performances, conferences, awards slated for September

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Singer Ed Randazzo performs his song I Need a Woman during last year’s Steamtown Music Awards at the V Spot in Scranton.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_steam-awards-2-1.jpgSinger Ed Randazzo performs his song I Need a Woman during last year’s Steamtown Music Awards at the V Spot in Scranton. Amanda Hrycyna|For Weekender

http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_STEAMTOWN-MUSIC-AWARDS.jpgAmanda Hrycyna|For Weekender
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