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Dynasty Podcasts Presents: Breaking Into The Festival Industry

Ever wondered how you can break into the music festival industry? This panel brings together speakers from some of the biggest household name festivals to answer that very question.

  • Aly Ehlinger (Talent Buyer @ C3 Presents x Lollapalooza)
  • Jen Kellogg (Tour accountant @ Vans Warped Tour x Co-founder @ The Entertainment Institute)
  • Chris Kaskie (President @ Pitchfork x Pitchfork Music Festival Chicago 2017)
  • Lucas King (Founding Principal @ React Presents)

The panelists come together in the hotel’s ground floor space, The Tank to speak on their own experiences in the music festival industry, how creatives can find their way into the field, and the unique challenges and advantages that come with working in the live music business as a career.

This event is complimentary. Seating is first come, first served.


Dynasty Podcasts and Future Factory partner to present a workshop and panel series at Chicago Athletic Association hotel. Dynasty Podcasts launched in 2005 as the City of Chicago’s first ever and longest-running music podcast, hosted by Jaime Black with a focus on Chicago’s creative communities. Future Factory is a non profit collective focused on art, music and tech founded by Autograf. The group specializes in curating creative content with partner locations, online, and from their gallery space located in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Together, both organizations specialize in industry-centric events geared towards informing artistic and entrepreneurial audiences. 
The hotel’s Storytelling Series features compelling stories and interviews from some of Chicago & beyond’s most interesting and inspiring movers, shakers and visionaries – giving an inside look into the experiences, moments and memories that have shaped their work and lives.  This week, we adapt our program for an instructive panel experience with Dynasty Podcasts and Future Factory.

April 26
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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