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Guild members will load in and set up tables on the afternoon of Nov 6th between the hours of 6:30-8:00 pm.

First day of convention will begin at promptly 9:00 am on Nov 7th. Artists are required to be in the building at 8:45 am to receive information and assigned showcase times.

Artists will break for lunch at 12:00 each day and will return to the facilities at 1:15 to resume Guild activities.

Convention Time Line

All events are at the Broadcast Group unless otherwise specified.

http://thebroadcastgroup.com/event-center/complex/

 

Wednesday, Nov. 6–Arrival Day

Registration Desk and Exhibit Move-in

Please see Dan Coy for official table assignments. If you have questions beforehand you may contact Dan at dan@renewanation.org.

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

 

 

Thursday, Nov. 7–Day 1

Artists must have sent their performance tracks (this means without their vocal!) to Elddy Trevino at AMGShowcase@gmail.com. If you arrive and you have not sent your Mp3′s to Elddy in advance, you will NOT be permitted to showcase as all of our programs are pre-recorded in advance!

8:00 a.m. Registration Desk Open

9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks by Jimmy Davis and David L. Cook

10:00 a.m.  Showcases begin

12:00 p.m.  Lunch

2:00 p.m.  Showcases Resume

6:00 p.m.  Dinner

7:00-9:00 p.m.  Jam Session

 

Friday, Nov. 8–Day 2

All Seminars are subject to change. Please check with Guild administration if you should have any questions regarding any of the seminars.

8:00 a.m. Registration Desk Open

8:30 a.m.  Opening Remarks

 

 9:00 a.m.

How the Guild Helps You and Branding Your Career

Presented by  David L. Cook

10:15 a.m.

Booking and Dealing with Venues

Presented by Matthew Dudney

 11:15 a.m.

Radio and Social Media

Presented by Karen Berka

1:15 p.m.

Tools To Help Your Career

Presented by Paul Kiker

 2:00 p.m.

Career Direction and Planning

Presented by Frances Pearson (Academy of Country Music)

3:15 p.m.

Writing a Good Song

Presented by Christy Sutherland

 4:00 p.m.

 Making You Hireable and the Tools to Make it Happen

Presented by Dale Hill and Russell James (The Broadcast Group)

 6:00 p.m.  Dinner

 

Saturday, Nov. 10–Day 3

8:00 a.m. Registration Desk Open

8:30 a.m.  Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m.  Networking Games

12:00 p.m.  Lunch

2:00 p.m.  Special Presentation by Hearts of Faith for Southern Gospel Artists

5:00 p.m.  Red Carpet

SHOW REHEARSAL TIMES

TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!!

If you are a performer or presenter please find your name on this list and report to the television studios at assigned rehearsal times. If you do not show for rehearsals you will be replaced. Please contact the Guild should you have any questions regarding your assigned rehearsal time. Once you have finished your rehearsal time please return to the seminar area

IMPORTANT: If you are not a presenter or performer please do NOT come into the television studio areas during rehearsal times. There will be a great deal of movement going on with cameras and technicians and we do not need anything  to hinder their progress. Thank you.

FRIDAY REHEARSALS

10:00 a.m. – Marlana VanHoose

10:15 a.m. -  Jimmy Davis

10:30 a.m. – Tommy Brandt and Cindy Hughlett

10:45 a.m. – Hearts of Faith

11:00 a.m. – Mikayla Lynn, Isaac Cole, Tommy Brandt Jr., Charee White, Hunter Cook, Abby Paskvan, Ashley Yoder, Weaver Believers

1:15 p.m. -  Stella Parton

1:30 p.m. – Abby Paskvan and Nai Medina

1:45 p.m. – Lynn Anderson

2:15 p.m. – Dino Kartsonakis and Stella Parton

2:30 p.m. – Terri Gibbs and Betty Jean Robinson

3:00 p.m. – The Parish Family

3:45 p.m. – The Guild Board of Directors

4:00 p.m. – Chubby Checker and David L Cook

5:00 p.m. – Guild members to rehearse song for show. Here are the lyrics> http://www.oldielyrics.com/lyrics/the_new_seekers/id_like_to_teach_the_world_to_sing.html 

and here is the performance track to learn by> I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing

6:30 p.m. – Lee Park Choir and Union County Youth Ballet with respective bands and musicians

SATURDAY REHEARSALS

9:00 a.m. – Dylan Arms

9:30 a.m. – Corey Brooks Band and Roxanne Flagler

9:45 a.m. – Dino Kartsonakis

10:15 a.m. – The Dixie Melody Boys

10:30 a.m. – Christy Sutherland, Kat Williams and the Dixie Melody Boys

10:45 a.m. – Richard Kiser, Kat Williams, David L Cook and Russ Hosey

11:15 a.m. – Jason Howell

11:30 a.m. – Eddie Mabry Dancers, David L Cook, Richard Kiser, Charles Shelton Jr., Jesse Cann, Terry Webster and various musicians and singers

3:00 p.m. – Northwest School of the Arts and Sterling Elementary Schools with respective  musicians and bands

AIRPORT, HOTEL, TICKETS, VENUE  INFORMATION and DIRECTIONS

People needing transportation to and from the airport may call Walkers Transportation which is an official service provider of the Guild. They have arranged for special rates for Guild members. Here is their information> Walkers Transportation Services

Quality Inn Carowinds  3560 Lakemont Blvd, Fort Mill, SC 29708  (803)-548-0100

Directions from Charlotte Douglas Airport to Quality Inn

Directions from Hotel to The Barn at Regent Park Studios

 

Comfort Inn Carowinds:  3725 Avenue of the Avenue, Fort Mills, SC. 29708   (803)-548-5200.

Directions from Charlotte Douglas Airport to Comfort Inn

Directions from Hotel to The Barn at Regent Park Studios

Please have your AMG Membership number ready when you call!

IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED TICKETS YOU WILL OBTAIN YOUR TICKETS THE NIGHT OF THE SHOW BY VISITING TO TICKET BOX OFFICE IN THE FRONT RECEPTION AREA OF THE THEATER. TICKETS WILL BE LISTED UNDER YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER

This event is a BLACK TIE formal event. Proper dress is required!

Should you have a problem please call the Artists Music Guild Offices:  615.469.1595