Pollstar Live!, the world’s largest gathering of live entertainment professionals, returns to the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, Feb. 21-23. The three-day conference is a flagship event for Pollstar magazine with compelling keynotes, panels, roundtables and the Pollstar Awards, celebrating the best in the business, along with plenty of opportunities to network and engage in insightful discussions.
Pollstar Live! kicks off with Production Live!, the one-day companion conference that features panels on all topics related to staging live events including lighting, video, stage management, sound technique, concert production, video, regulations, security and more.
Getting To Know Your Pollstar Live! Panelists
Co-Producer, Trio Presents
Panel: What Matters Most — Developing An Enduring Touring Career
Date/Time: Wednesday l Feb. 22 l 12:10 p.m.
Why must everyone go to your panel?
Without enduring careers for artists, we have no industry.
What story will you tell during the panel?
My commitment to legendary women artists and why it matters.
What’s the story you won’t tell?
We are all here to learn from each other, I have nothing to hold back in support of that process.
What may cause tempers to flare?
The demographic composition of the stakeholders must expand significantly in order to achieve genuine inclusivity, diversity, and equity for our industry.
What was the best part of your 2022?
Working with Chaka Khan was the highlight of my career in 2022, and in my 31-year history with the music industry.
Your predictions for 2023’s live industry highlights?
Black women are changing country music for the better.
Career tent poles you are most proud of?
Curating our 2021 festival lineup to include women-led artists in all 26 slots of this three-day annual event.