Dynasty Panelcasts 007 - How To Break Into The Festival Industry

In a live panel recorded at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, four music festival come together to offer insight on how to break into the music festival industry. Featuring Aly Ehlinger (Talent Buyer @ #C3 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), and Lucas King (Founder @ React Presents). The panelists offer insights on the types of skills they look for in new hires, the importance of being indispensable, why working a music festival isn't for anyone not looking to work, and more.

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Dynasty Panelcasts 006 - Instagram + Visual Storytelling Strategies

In a live panel recorded at the offices of experiential marketing agency Mosaic in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood, three of Chicago's premier photography talents join Dynasty Podcasts for a conversation on visual storytelling strategies.

Featuring Elise Swopes, Dennis Larance, and Chuck Anderson, aka NoPattern, sharing insights on creating authentic work through their visual channels, as well as their thought thoughts on growing your audience on Instagram, and more.

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Chicagoverse 178 - Joseph Chilliams

Chicago rapper Joseph Chilliams makes his Dynasty Podcasts debut at the start of 2018. The artist opens up about the turbulent time in his life that marked the making of his debut full length, Henry Church, during which time Chilliams lost both his grandfather and fellow Pivot Gang artist and close friend John Walt.

Chilliams also speaks on a brutal mugging that happened to him at the end of 2016, and the impact that event had on him. During lighter portions of the interview, the artist affirms his love of pop music, with an emphasis on his love for former Black Eyed Peas member Fergie. Finally, Chilliams looks ahead at what's next for him as an artist in the new year.

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Chicagoverse 177 - Femdot

Chicago MC Femdot returns to Dynasty Podcasts after his spring 2017 interview, in the first Dynasty Podcasts interview of 2018!

The artist reflects on the foundation he's built for himself, evident in his digital box set collection the20/20hour, shares his thoughts on his embarking on his first ever tour supporting Kweku Collins, and speaks on working with Chicago hip hop label Closed Sessions, and the reasons why that partnership makes sense. Femdot also looks ahead at his larger ambitions, with goals to do work in the philanthropic spaces to benefit overlooked communities in Chicago.

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Dynasty Panelcasts 005 - How To Break Into Creative Tech

In a live panel recorded at Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, four Chicago tech leaders share their stories on creating their own opportunities in the digital media industries. The panel offers insights and strategies for artists, entrepreneurs, and creatives looking to break into the ever-expanding tech industries.

Featuring Erin Finley (HR Business Partner | People Consultant Manager at Google Chicago), Raj Vohra (Principal- Americas Business Development Global Infrastructure at Google Chicago), Ted Otte (Associate Content Strategist at Twitter Chicago), and Hassan S. Ali (Creative Marketing Director at The Onion and Founder at Hassanisms)

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Dynasty Panelcasts 004 - The Making Of Lollapalooza With C3 Presents

In a live panel recorded at the offices of experiential marketing agency Mosaic in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood, representatives from live music production powerhouse C3 Presents join Dynasty Podcasts for a discussion on the creation of the annual Lollapalooza festival. Featuring Senior Artist Relations Manager Tami Blevins, Sponsorship Operations Manager Sam Elkin, Festival Director Lindsey Sokol, and Video Director Daniel Gibbs. The panelists speak on all aspects of activating Lollapalooza, from managing talent to securing permits, and everything in between. The speakers also weigh in on what keeps audiences coming back to Lollapalooza, with 100,000 people attending each day over four days.

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