The UGA Sports and Entertainment Law Society and Music Business Program will host the May Day Festival and Music Business Expo on April 27 from noon to 8 p.m. at The Melting Point in downtown Athens. The event is free and open to the public. It is geared to musicians and people of all ages interested in the music industry.
The day will bring together the entire spectrum of musician resources, from luthiers and lawyers to publicists and publishers. The expo will run from noon to 5 p.m., and 15 bands will perform on two stages from 1-8 p.m.
Proceeds from the event will go to the law school's student organization Sports and Entertainment Law Society and its community outreach programs, including the Protect Athens Music Program and clinics for musicians, and the music business program at the Terry College of Business.
UGA School of Law
Consistently regarded as one of the nation's top public law schools, the School of Law at the University of Georgia was established in 1859. With an accomplished faculty, which includes authors of some of the country's leading legal scholarship, Georgia Law offers three degrees—the Juris Doctor, the Master of Laws in U.S. Law and the Master in the Study of Law—and is home to the renowned Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy. The school counts six U.S. Supreme Court judicial clerks in the last nine years among its distinguished alumni body of more than 9,700. For more information, see http://www.law.uga.edu.
Terry College of Business
Founded in 1912 as the School of Commerce, the Terry College is the flagship business school in the state of Georgia and the first in the South. It enrolls more than 3,200 students in undergraduate, master's and doctoral programs in Athens, Griffin and the Atlanta area. MBA and executive programs are offered at the Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta. The college also houses the Selig Center for Economic Growth, which is engaged in research and outreach that strengthen the business community in Georgia and beyond. For more information on the Terry College, see terry.uga.edu.
Music Business Certificate Program