Conference 2024

The second annual Fort Worth Music Conference begins Wednesday, February 28th, 2024 and runs through Friday, March 1st. The conference will begin with a keynote address from Brendon Anthony, Director of the Texas Music Office, on Wednesday evening. The Thursday and Friday sessions will cover a number of topics for artists, singer-songwriters, event promoters, venue operators, and festival promoters. Several catch-all sessions are also scheduled, including The State of the Texas Music Industry, The Power of Digital Marketing, and Knowing Your Rights: Music Distribution, Licensing, A.I. & Live Performance Redtape.

The artist breakout portion of the conference will focus on panel discussions regarding booking, management, songwriting, branding, product and merch distribution, and a songwriting workshop. Panelists featured will be industry-leading agents, managers, and established artists and singer-songwriters.

The concert promoter breakout portion of the conference will have sessions highlighting venue & event operations, talent booking, festival production, special events, staffing and vendors. Panelists featured will be industry-leading booking agents, event promoters, venue operators and event marketing professionals.

The goal of the conference is to generate awareness surrounding the Texas music scene while working to build an infrastructure where artists can establish and grow their career in Texas and beyond.

The 2024 Fort Worth Music Festival & Conference will begin with an evening opening keynote address from Brendon Anthony, Director of the Texas Music Office, mixer and performance by Radney Foster on Wednesday, February 28th, followed by two full days of conferences: Thursday, February 29th & Friday, March 1st, beginning at 10am and ending at 4pm each day. Following the conclusion of the conference sessions each day, there will be live musical performances throughout the Fort Worth Stockyards at seven different venues showcasing both established and up-and-coming talent. The musical performances will extend to an all-day festival on Saturday, March 2nd.

Welcome to the official

FWMF24 Speaker Lineup