Emerge Music+Impact Conference

Emerge got a whole lot right during its second go-round. What’s left for a potential year three? Drawing bigger crowds, across the board.

Emerge takes a meaningful step forward during its second festival edition

June 3rd, 2019

Emerge got a whole lot right during its second go-round. What’s left for a potential year three? Drawing bigger crowds, across the board.

  • Music

    Hogg and Gonzalez will be at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas to speak at Emerge, an interdisciplinary festival that combines art, social justice ...

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    “To me, when I’m onstage, if I’m not risking anything, then I kind of think, “What’s the point?” A big part of the appeal of ...

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    The fest has been refocused and condensed into two, fat-free days stacked with big names like Brandon Flowers, Gerard Way, Andrew Bird and Laura Jane ...

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    Brandon Flowers, Andrew Bird, Laura Jane Grace and Talib Kweli are among the artists scheduled to participate at the "music + impact" festival at the ...

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    In essence, attendees will be enjoying cocktails infused with meaning—progressive movements and enjoyable experiences do not necessarily have to be mutually exclusive, after all. “We ...

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    The ex-My Chemical Romance Frontman—who also authored the comic series ’The Umbrella Academy’—will participate in the Vegas festival’s Conversations showcase with Grammy-winning producer Rob Cavallo.

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    The Hard Rock Hotel will host the two-day gathering May 31 and June 1. Passes go on sale Friday, March 1.

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    The last day of the Emerge Music + Impact festival was a mixed bag, but it contained more good stuff than bad.

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    You wish you'd been in the room for the protest punk and the giant drummer robot. I wish I'd seen Christeene.

  • Music

    A historical master class on vogueing and an LA roots-rocker got the new conference/festival off to a great start.

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    We don’t consume ideas and inspiration as we once did.

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    Emerge’s speakers, innovators and tastemakers hail from pretty much every imaginable corner of cultural endeavor.

  • Music

    “As a kid, I would break into the zoo when I was 15 and 16 years old and jump into animal cages.”

  • Music

    When I was in Woods, I didn’t feel like I was creatively getting out what I wanted to, and with this I absolutely do.

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    Added to next month’s three-day event: Twin Shadow, Rhye, Hanni El Khatib and more.

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    Also: Wanda Jackson, and several new Brooklyn Bowl and Bunkhouse shows.

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    White Reaper, Mondo Cozmo and more will play Brooklyn Bowl, with proceeds going to the Las Vegas Victims' Fund.

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    During its original November weekend, Emerge will host a concert at Brooklyn Bowl benefitting victims.

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