Hundreds of musicians and industry professionals came to NYC for New Music Seminar 2013 on June 9–11 (#nms2013). Panels occurred at New Yorker Hotel and evening music performances dubbed New York Music Festival dispersed into Lower Manhattan venues. (20 photos total.)

Raccoon Fighter guitarist Sean Gavigan
Raccoon Fighter guitarist Sean Gavigan performs at Cake Shop NYC on during NMS. (CC-BY RVE)
Manicanparty
Manicanparty frontwoman Jessica Corazza arches and sings during their set at The Delancey during NMS. (CC-BY RVE)
Raccoon Fighter bassist
Raccoon Fighter bassist Gabe Wilhelm performs at Cake Shop NYC on during NMS. (CC-BY RVE)
Dopamine Knights
Michigan-based Dopamine Knights beatmakers Adam Fink and Nate Manual circulate the New Yorker Hotel during NMS. (CC-BY RVE)
NMS D2F panel from across audience
NMS attendees listen to the Direct To Fan panel moderated by Brian Calhoun in the Crystal Ballroom on . (CC-BY RVE)
Manicanparty drums and keyboards
Manicanparty drummer and keyboardist thrash at The Delancey on during NMS. (CC-BY RVE)
Max Levine, Kathleen Conley, Rebecca Calejo
Section 101 reps Max Levine, Kathleen Conley, and Rebecca Calejo closeout of NMS 2013 with smiles. (CC-BY RVE)
Steve Alicknovic
Steve Alicknovic studies the NMS 2013 program on amongst attendees and sponsors. (CC-BY RVE)
Denitia and Sene
Denitia and Sene perform at The Delancey on during NMS. (CC-BY RVE)
Cold Fronts onstage
Philadelphia-based rockers Cold Fronts play Cake Shop NYC on during NMS. (CC-BY RVE)
Josh Tanenbaum, Mike Cook, Charlie Goldberg
Live music startup Local Vibes reps: Josh Tanenbaum, Mike Cook, and Charlie Goldberg. (CC-BY RVE)
Raccoon Fighter
Raccoon Fighter rocks Cake Shop NYC on during NMS. LTR: Sean Gavigan (guitar) , Zachary Ciancaglini (drums), and Gabe Wilhelm (bass) (CC-BY RVE)
Ryan Van Etten and Kelly Saint Patrick
Ryan Van Etten and singer-songwriter Kelly Saint Patrick pose for a photo on in the NYH hallway during NMS. (CC-BY RVE)
NMS 2013 panelists: Brian Calhoun, Asya Shein, Jim Hoffman, David Dufresne, Stanislas Hintzy, Parker Todd Brooks, and J Sider
NMS Direct To Fan panelists discuss tactics on . LTR: Brian Calhoun, Asya Shein, Jim Hoffman, David Dufresne, Stanislas Hintzy, Parker Todd Brooks, and J Sider. (CC-BY RVE)
Alan Brymer
Alan Brymer impressed NMS Direct To Fan panelists with his beard while asking them about marketing. He stands onstage after the panel. (CC-BY RVE)
Dopamine Knights
Dopamine Knights beatmakers Nate Manual and Adam Fink mingle after the Music Critiques session at NMS. (CC-BY RVE)
NMS 2013: photo being taken at Local Vibes booth
Ryan Van Etten photographs Josh Tanenbaum, Mike Cook, and Charlie Goldberg from Local Vibes on at NMS. (CC-BY Alicknovic)
Olympic tips for music business
Tour:Smart author Martin Atkins gave tips at NMS during his talk about how to best relay epic news to fans, such as the opportunity to perform at the Olympics: Don't keep mentioning it. Don't start a conversation with it. Share the credit. Be thankful. Stay humble. (CC0 RVE)
Tom Silverman and Martin Atkins
NMS founder Tom Silverman poses with Tour:Smart author Martin Atkins outside the NYH Grand Ballroom after Atkins' talk. (CC-BY RVE)
Ryan Van Etten walks in inside-out Coolibar hoodie
Ryan Van Etten walks wearing a UV-protective hoodie up 8th Avenue in New York on during NMS. (CC-BY Alicknovic)