Big Big SLO and Vince Cimo are pleased to introduce the THIRD annual Central Coast Music Con!  

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THE annual music & event industry conference, brought to you by Vince Cimo, Saucepot Studios, and Big Big SLO!

For: Venues, Promoters, Bands, Musicians, Event Planners, Music Businesses, and anyone else looking to connect with the local music industry. 

••• ALL ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE THE 2018 MUSIC SOURCEBOOK: YOUR GUIDE TO 172 LIVE MUSIC VENUES & 210 TOP CENTRAL COAST BANDS! ••• 

Join us for a great day at the beautiful Tooth & Nail Winery (the castle!) featuring: 
WORKSHOPS • PERFORMANCES • BOOTHS • NETWORKING • JAMS

This event is FREE, but please register if you'll be attending. 

SCHEDULE of EVENTS (multiple stages) 

MAIN STAGE: 

  • 12:00 - Women in Central Coast Music by Shawna Marie (Ignite Studio) 

  • 12:30 - Music Technology & Live Looping by Vince Cimo  (Mannequins by Day)

  • 1:00 - Best Ways to Market your Music Locally by Paul Irving (Big Big SLO)

  • 1:30 - Travis Warren - His experience with Blind Melon and the Current State of the Music Industry
  • 2:00 - ••• Bruce Flohr - Q&A with CSO of Red Light Management (signed Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews, and several others) ••• 

  • 2:30 - Optimize your Practice Regimen by classical guitarist Jack Cimo

  • 3:00 - How to Learn a Jazz Tune by Ron McCarley (Cuesta Jazz)

  • 3:45 - Acheiving the Perfect Guitar Tone by Dan Ernst (Grand Central Music) 

  • 4:30 - Samba Jam by Graham Yates (Drum Circuit Samba School)

  • 5:15 - Sound Healing by Lisa Barber J (Love Element Healing) 

EXPRESSION STAGE

  • 12:15 - Songwriter Showcase - Top local artists showcase a variety of songwriter styles. Featured artists: Dasha, Cayden Wemple, Kenneth Davis & Talia Ortega, Amalia Fleming. 

  • 1:00 - Basic Bluegrass Banjo Techniques by Banjer Dan 

  • 1:45 - Rock Lab Demonstration & Performance by Music Motive

  • 2:30 - Pro Jam: Blues led by Linda Martin (Back Bay Betty)

  • 3:15 - A Capella Vocal Jazz Workshop by John & Laura Knutson (Cuesta Vocal Jazz)

  • 4:00 - Pro Jam: Jazz led by Ron McCarle and Darrel Voss (Cuesta Jazz)   

This will be a great day celebrating our rapidly expanding local music industry.  See you there! 

REGISTER FOR YOUR FREE TICKET HERE: 

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

All ages welcome! No ID required, but please show us your event registration ticket for entrance. 

 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Complimentary parking at the venue. 

 

What can I bring into the event?

Yourself, your friends, and a fun attitude.  Please do NOT bring in any outside food or beverage, as Tooth & Nail will have them for sale. 

 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Vince Cimo can be reached at vince.cimo@gmail.com and Paul Irving can be reached at paul@bigbigslo.com.