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We Are Family Foundation 2015 Celebration Gala (Photos)

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23:  WAFF Founder Nile Rodgers attends the 2015 We Are Family Foundation Celebration Gala at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 23, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Shahar Azran/WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Nile Rodgers

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 23: WAFF Founder Nile Rodgers attends the 2015 We Are Family Foundation Celebration Gala at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Shahar Azran/WireImage)

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23:  on the left: Q-Tip and a guest attend the 2015 We Are Family Foundation Celebration Gala at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 23, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Shahar Azran/WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Q-Tip

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 23: on the left: Q-Tip and a guest attend the 2015 We Are Family Foundation Celebration Gala at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Shahar Azran/WireImage)

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23:  TV Personality Greg Kelly, Musical artist Chacka Khan, Nile Rodgers, and Rosanna Scotto attend the 2015 We Are Family Foundation Celebration Gala at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 23, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Shahar Azran/WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Greg Kelly; Chacka Khan; Nile Rodgers; Rosanna Scotto

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 23: TV Personality Greg Kelly, Musical artist Chaka Khan, Nile Rodgers, and Rosanna Scotto attend the 2015 We Are Family Foundation Celebration Gala at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Shahar Azran/WireImage)

Donna D’Cruz, Tom Silverman (Photo by Shahar Azran)

Donna D’Cruz, Tom Silverman (Photo by Shahar Azran)


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Grandmaster Melle Mel and Chic. (Photo by Shahar Azran/WireImage)

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23:  Musical artist Chacka Khan and Nile Rodgers perform at the 2015 We Are Family Foundation Celebration Gala at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 23, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Shahar Azran/WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Chacka Khan; Nile Rodgers

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 23: Musical artist Chacka Khan and Nile Rodgers perform at the 2015 We Are Family Foundation Celebration Gala at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Shahar Azran/WireImage)

The We Are Family Foundation had their 2015 Celebration Gala honoring Chaka Khan, Caryl M. Stern and Bill McDermott on the evening of April 23rd at Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Nile Rodgers, who is the founder of the non-profit We Are Family Foundation hosted the event that had a live auction and raised money for WAFF’s global youth initiatives, Three Dot Dash and TEDxTeen. Chaka Khan received the Humanitarian Award and she later joined Rodgers onstage during his 3-song tribute to her with Melle Mel. After going through “Ain’t Nobody,” “I Feel For You” and “I’m Every Woman” Rodgers was joined by his band Chic and they played “Le Freak,” “We Are Family” and their new song “I’ll Be There.”Q-Tip, The Rza and Tommy Boy founder Tom Silverman were among the attendees who walked the red carpet. For more information about WAFF go to
wearefamilyfoundation.org.

The New Music Seminar Announces Los Angeles Conference – Tues, Feb 2nd, 2010 Following The Grammy Awards

Monday, November 16th, New York, New York – After rave reviews in New York City in July and the smash success of its second event in Chicago in October, The New Music Seminar (NMS) will be coming to Los Angeles at the Henry Fonda Theater on February 2nd immediately following the Grammy Awards. The New Music Seminar, www.newmusicseminar.biz, is the must attend one-day creative networking and educational event for artists, managers, agents and music labels of every genre seeking to understand how to “rise above the noise floor” in a shifting musical landscape.

Gibson Guitar to Sponsor the Return of the New Music Seminar

New York, NY—June 4, 2009— Gibson Guitar, the world’s premier musical instrument manufacturer and leader in music technology, is proud to announce that it will be sponsoring the return of the New Music Seminar, taking place in New York, New York on July 21, 2009. This low-cost one day event aims to give individuals and companies the knowledge and the tools to step into tomorrow’s music business today.

The New Music Seminar Returns To New York July 21st

From the cofounder and director of the original legendary New Music Seminar comes a seminar for the next music business, targeted at disenfranchised artists disheartened by the state of the industry and desperate for change.

“I have been asked many times over the last 15 years to bring back the New Music Seminar,” said Silverman, “but it wasn’t until the end of 2008 that I could finally see the new business begin to emerge. The trends are clear now and the future can finally be foretold. ”

The music business has changed beyond recognition. The old record industry is over. For record companies, it’s a bleak picture. But it puts thousands of artists in the strongest position they ever been in tocreate their own success.

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