Thank you for your interest in attending our artist development events! We select 14 artists every month to come to Nashville and participate in this incredible opportunity. Top artists will be invited to return for our end of the year, industry showcase. To be selected, please complete the application by clicking on the “Apply Now” button. If you are selected, you will be contacted by PopGun and will begin the registration process. The fee to attend is $299*
Each artist or band will receive a comprehensive career assessment, along with the opportunity to perform 3 songs for a panel of A&R consultants and industry professionals. After the performance, you will receive a one-on-one consultation with the panel, and will leave with a resource bundle worth over $250 in valuable career-enhancing resources. You can enhance your experience with additional options to bolster your press kit, such as: audio and HD video recordings of your performance, a professional photoshoot and imaging session, professional bio writing services and personal mentoring with Dustin and Lindsey.
*Scholarships are available for a limited number of recipients.
*Individual performace slots will be assigned once registration is complete. Registrants will attend only their alloted time slot on their assigned day.
Here is an abbreviated list of some of our guest panelists. Guest panelists may be different for every event based on their availability, but this list also serves as a small example of our contacts and partners in the industry that we are constantly in communication with about the new artists we come across through our events.
Andrew Patton: General Manager - Inpop Records, President - Patton House Entertainment
Susan Riley: A&R - Word Records
John Mullins: SESAC
Mike Martin: ASCAP
Caroline Lusk: Editor - CCM Magazine
Krissy Nordhoff: Dove award-winning songwriter "Your Great Name"
Bob Morrison: Head of A&R eOne Records
Janet Bozeman: Public Relations - Bozeman Media
Jill Monaco: Artist Associate program consultant
Michael Blanton: President - Be Music
Benita Bellamy: President - The Bellamy Group
David Breen: Booking Agent - Word Records / The Breen Agency/25 Artist Agency
Eric Nordhoff: Owner - Go Global Entertainment
Cindy Wilt Colville: Former Head of Publishing - Word Records / Songwriting consultant / Publisher