Earlier this week, our partners at Tuk Law Offices held a livestream video conference to discuss the impacts of the abrupt interruptions to live entertainment that have resulted from the global COVID-19 outbreak, and which have temporarily left countless industry professionals without work.
Join host Bryan Tuk alongside panelists Patrick Brogan, Chief Programming Officer at ArtsQuest (Bethlehem, PA) and UMC Founder Gerard Longo to discuss the impact of the pandemic on live entertainers and presenters alike.
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The following is a message from our partners at Tuk Law Offices.
A lot has happened in the world of copyright law in the last three weeks. Major decisions by the US Supreme Court, as well as rules changes that are going into effect in the US Copyright Office will have a significant impact on how creators and businesses protect their intellectual property.
Some creators will use the U.S. postal service as a means of establishing copyright protection over their creative work? But… is it effective?
As musicians — and just about anyone, in any creative line of work — we’ve all been asked to offer our products and services for no monetary compensation. That’s right: the old “do it for exposure” trick.
One of the rarest of rare events happened in Washington, DC: a unanimous Congressional approval of a large piece of legislation; an affirmative 100 – 0 vote in the Senate and a 415 – 0 vote in the House. On October 11, 2018, the Orrin G. Hatch–Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act was signed into law.
We’ve had a busy month so far.
It started with the first #LVUFirstFriday of spring, and then continued this past weekend, when we ventured out to Lancaster for the 10th Annual LAUNCH Music Conference.
In between, there has been plenty else going on in the Valley, and there’s even more where that came from, like these…
Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!
He’s an attorney, musician, entrepreneur, and creative mind — and this Monday, he’ll join The Quinn Spinn for an episode that every creator needs to hear!
It’s no secret that independent musicians are struggling out there. There are some out there you have heard of, and some you haven’t heard of, working incredibly hard to get their artistic expressions out in front of audiences. A lot of times, that grind can start to look pretty bleak and exhausting if you are moving through it without any plan or strategy.
We hope you enjoyed LVU Review-A-Palooza. It seemed popular with y’all, and we’ll look to do it again whenever we decide to skip town for a few days.
Anyway, we’re back in the saddle, ready to deliver a fresh plate of…
Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!
Taking an alternative approach to the hip hop genre, Maverick da Roninn is one of the hardest working artists in the Lehigh Valley, in any genre. He’s preparing to release his “Gamers Interlude 2” mixtape this summer, and, since the time of our interview, has dropped “Revenge of the Nice Guy.” #ROTNG
Maverick da Roninn joins us to talk about his upbringing, influences, and what it takes to keep the fans paying attention.
Sponsored by The Valley Ledger and Tuk Law Offices.
REVEL 9 – All I’ve Become (Opening theme)
Rawboss ft. Jael Johnson – Pieces
Maverick da Roninn –Shoma!!!
Maverick da Roninn – Game Over
Cee-Rock “The Fury” – YOWZAH
Don Jazz – All Day
Kara Hartzell & Zach Russack – Meadowlands
Alex Mery & The Townsmen – Lay Down Arms