The 4th Annual Beyond Potential Music Gathering & Showcase | April 29th-30th, 2011


Tennessee State University hosts 4th Annual Beyond Potential Music Gathering & Showcase


NASHVILLE, TN  –  Are you a music industry professional needing to broaden your contacts and relationships?  A songwriter looking for tips on song placement and writer collaborations?  Or are you an artist with a project in need of innovative effective marketing strategies?  Then it’s time you start Going Beyond Your Potential!  The Beyond Potential Music Gathering and Showcase is a unique empowerment event that offers a variety of world-class music educational and entertainment career development sessions and networking opportunities.  The 4th Annual BP Music Gathering is being held April 29-30 in the Performing Arts Center at Tennessee State University in Nashville, TN and you need to be there!


Presented by Artistic Soul Entertainment, this jam packed two-day event is designed to connect and engage passionate entertainment professionals and newcomers, provide fundamental resources for rising artists and innovative tools for established artists, unite producers and writers in collaborative efforts through educational seminars, and highlight emerging artist via performance showcases.  And, they have assembled an amazing lineup of guest facilitators from the industry’s leading agencies and record labels: EMI Gospel, Verity/Zomba Gospel, The Bellamy Group, BMI, Light Records, The B Factor Talent Agency and more! 


“We’re thrilled about this year’s gathering,” said Brandon Egerton, President and Co-Founder of Beyond Potential. “Not only have we fine-tuned our program to offer even more invaluable insight and guidance, but we’ve teamed up with the music department at TSU to host the event.”


The BP Music Gathering continues to be set apart from any other event of its kind by the unique activities and highlights of the conference: On-site photo shoot for attendees needing professional headshots, group tour to Oceanway Nashville Recording Studio (Rascal Flatts, CeCe Winans, Christina Aguilera, Garth Brooks), and an artist development showcase with insightful feedback and critique from an industry panel.


Sessions and topics include: Understanding Publishing, Music Distribution…What Are My Options, The Business: A Legal Overview, Harnessing the Power of Social Media, Effective Marketing on a Budget and several other essential and applicable topics to equip attendees.  Registration is now open at only $99 through March 30.


BP Music Gathering Clinicians:

Angela Green, Esq – Entertainment Attorney, founder of Positioned for Millions Publishing Consulting

Antonio Neal – Award winning song writer, co-founder Artistic Soul Entertainment (Canton Jones, Point of Grace, Stacie Orrico, Kierra Sheard)

Benita Bellamy – The Bellamy Group (Mali Music, Brian Courtney Wilson, Trinitee 5:7, Twinkie Clark, Kim Burrell)

Brandon Egerton – Co-founder Artistic Soul Entertainment, former EMI Gospel A&R (Kierra Sheard, Myron Butler, Smokie Norful)

Cameron Hilson – New Media Manager, EMI Gospel

Eboni Funderburk – Founder, EFG Radio Promotions (Marvin Sapp, Fred Hammond, Smokie Norful)

James Robinson – President of Light Records, Founder of

Karen Jackson – Artist Development Director, EMI Gospel (Smokie Norful, Clark Sisters, Heather Headley)

Marcelo Pennell – Grammy award winning recording/mix engineer

Monica Coates – Author and former Sr. Director of A&R for Verity Records (Joann Rosario, Fred Hammond, Vickie Winans, TD Jakes)

Roger Ryan – Award winning songwriter/producer (Take 6, CeCe Winans, Mandisa, Avalon)

Wayne “Holla” Waller – Media personality and artist development consultant

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