We’re excited to announce that the Head of Country Music at Spotify, John Marks, will be presenting at our Texas Music Seminar 2020! After breaking many major acts as the Sr Director of Country Programming at Sirius XM, John Marks landed at Spotify as their Global Editor for Country Music – including Christian and Americana. John Marks’ primary playlist, Hot Country, is currently the 3rd most listened to playlist worldwide and has more than 5.5 million followers. Marks is also the curator for many other in-house Spotify playlists including the Texas Music Now playlist; which is made up of the latest & greatest Texas/Red Dirt artists, updated regularly, and has 300,000 followers!
Marks will sit down for a one-on-one interview, providing insights on how up-and-coming artists can best utilize the music streaming giant. Marks will also conduct a 10 minute Q&A session with the audience and be there before and after to answer questions! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain some great insights from the most powerful person in the country music streaming era!
Marks joins a seminar lineup that includes booking agents, artist managers, radio promoters, radio program directors, music lawyers, producers, publishers, artists, and more with the purpose of giving aspiring artists a full day of information and tools from industry experts to help them navigate the Texas music scene a little better.
And if that’s not all, we also have some announcements soon about some others from the Spotify Nashville office coming down to present as well….stay tuned!
More info on our Texas Music Seminar 2020 can be found here: http://texasmusicpickers.com/texas-music-seminar-2020/
Music addict, a sucker for heartbreak songs, and avid Houston sports fan! I’am also the Editor-in-Chief of Texas Music Pickers.