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Jessica Hopper and Marc Geiger named as BIGSOUND keynote seakers

This year’s massive BIGSOUND event has added a few more guest speakers to it’s program, with Jessica Hopper and Marc Geiger set to appear as keynote speakers.

BIGSOUND speakers Jessica Hopper

Hopper is the senior editor of Pitchfork, a leading voice in the music industry and author of the books The Girls Giude to Rocking and The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic. Meanwhile Geiger is the Head of Music at WME Entertainment, looking after live bookings for some of the biggest names in music such as Jack White, Neil Diamond and The Flaming Lips to name a few.

You can find the list of newly announced below.

Marc Geiger (USA) – William Morris Endeavour – Keynote
Jessica Hopper (USA) – Pitchfork – Keynote
Adam Bauer (USA) – Fleming Artists
Adam Lewis (USA) – The Planetary Group
Andy Farrow (UK) – Northern Music Co.
Ben Martin (AUS) – Golden Era Records
Danny Zook (USA) – Alien Music Services
Darryl Bailey (AUS) – Six Boroughs Media
Dean Bein (USA) – True Panther Sounds
Emily Kelly (AUS) – Deathproof Presents
Johann Ponniah (AUS) – I OH YOU
Kate Hennessy (AUS) – Freelance Journalist
Kween G (AUS) – Artist
Joe Schiavon (UK) – Global Live
Matt Ash (USA) – Raw Power Management
Michael Goldstone (USA) – Mom + Pop Music
Michael Nieves (USA) – Sugaroo! & Native Tongue America
Paul Sloan (AUS) – Billions Australia
Rebecca Reato (AUS) – Deathproof Presents
Rob Zifarelli (CAN) – The Agency Group
Robb Nansell (USA) – Saddle Creek Records
Sarah Casey (UK) – Leighton Pope Organisation
Si Jay Gould (AUS) – Wondercore Island
Tyler Treeves (USA) – Double C Promotions
Niki Roberton (USA) – IAMSOUND
Tyler Childs (USA) – Sony ATV