Marriott Hotel at Penn Square, Lancaster, PA
Event Hotel Room Rate Special: $99.00/night
25 South Queen Street · Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603 USA
Call 1-888-850-6146 to reserve your room
(Make sure to mention the Launch Music Conference for your room discount)

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The 2012 Latin Music Conference & Dance Festival along with the 4th Annual LAUNCH Music Conference is a multicultural event attracting music artists, dancers, instructors, and music fans. It will provide an opportunity to network with peers and music industry professionals while enjoying a fun, exciting, music and dance-filled weekend in historic Downtown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

An assortment of music industry professionals are scheduled to speak, mentor, and provide advice to upcoming and established musical acts. This event is the ideal event for anyone looking to further their musical career, learn more about detailed aspects of the music industry, network, and establish relationships with artists, agents, producers, promoters, publicists, managers, the media, record label executives, brand marketing executives, advertising executives, passionate Latin music fans, and many more.

The Dance Festival portion of the event hosts several top dance instructors and performers from around the country teaching Latin dance and musicality workshops throughout the weekend. Attendees and sponsors will also enjoy live musical and dance performances each night.

Latin Venue Information & Schedule Snap Shot:

Date: Friday Night: April 27th, 2012 (Vine Street Concourse)

5:45 PM Registration Desk Opens

7:00 PM – 12:30 AM Welcome Reception & Kick Off Dance Party

Meet/Greet/Dance with Entertainers, Instructors, and Performers

DJ Sazam – Philadelphia, PA

$10.00/per person at the door

Saturday Day Time Snap Shot: April 28th, 2012 (Vine Street Concourse)

8:00 AM Registration Desk Opens

10:00 AM Vendor Exhibits Open

9:30 AM Dance Workshops/Lectures Begin

Instructor Line Up:

Mike Andino – Salsa, Philadelphia, PA

Carlos Cinta – Bachata, San Diego, CA

Mike Bello – Salsa Rhythms for the Dancer, NYC

Latin Music Panel Discussion (4:15 PM – 4:45 PM) (Freedom Hall)

If you’re an aspiring Latin musician, you will want to be in front of these panel speakers!

Roots of Latin Rhythms Lecture/Workshop (4:15 PM – 5:00 PM)
with Melena, Cuba
Pizza & Beer Reception (VIP Ticket Holders Only)

Saturday Night Entertainment:

7:30 PM: Event Registration Desk Opens for Walk-In Ticket Attendees

8:00 PM: Freedom Hall A Doors Open LMC&DF VIP Ticket Holders

8:15 PM: Freedom Hall A Doors Open to All Attendees

8:30 PM: Welcome & Dance Performances

9:30 PM – 10:00 PM Open Dancing with DJ Sazam, Philadelphia

10:00 PM: Live Bachata & Salsa Concert Begins with JC (formerly Marcy Place)

& Ocho y Mas, NYC