Emerge Music+Impact Conference

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

Emerge, Day 3: Quick meals, hot soul and Twin Shadow on Rhye

April 12th, 2018

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

  • Music

    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.

  • 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.

  • Music

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

  • Music

    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

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

  • Music

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

  • Music

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

  • Music

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

  • Industry Weekly

    Terrell’s music explores the middle ground between country and rock ‘n’ roll.

  • Industry Weekly

    The indie-pop group is on the roster for the Emerge Impact + Music Conference.

  • Industry Weekly

    She’s been compared vocally to Courtney Barnett and Janis Joplin.

  • Industry Weekly

    Brittany Rose, Ekoh, Sabriel and Dark Black bring additional Vegas vibes.

  • Industry Weekly

    The Southside Chicago hip-hop artist released his debut album in May.

  • Music

    Also announced: a huge wave of new bands, including Lower Dens, White Reaper and The Regrettes.

  • Industry Weekly

    Arrow de Wild and her LA group are set to play November’s Emerge conference.

  • Industry Weekly

    Like many teenagers, Omar Banos doesn’t have a conventional sleep schedule.

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