By combining both a music conference and festival, LAUNCH brings together two aspects of the music industry for one exciting weekend in beautiful historic Downtown Lancaster, PA for the sixth straight year!
With the variety of performers and events there's something for everyone going on during LAUNCH - from the most casual music fan to the most die-hard.
SCHEDULE OF PERFORMERS
Our 2014 headlining acts and supporting performers have been announced.
More about attendance options.
PANELS AND PANELISTS
Each year LAUNCH is pleased to host a number of professionals from all aspects of the music industry to speak on a variety of topics relating to the growing complexities of the business. For a list of currently confirmed guests and panel topics and schedules, see below.
Please note, due to changing schedules, guests are subject to change. Please check back frequently as we announce additional speakers.
Several attendence options are available to appeal to any and all who would like to attend part or all of the event. Select the options below for pricing and purchasing info
WHERE TO STAY
The Lancaster County Convention Center and the Lancaster Marriot at Penn Square are located at the very heart of Historic Downtown Lancaster.
An extraordinary gem of a facility set in a city rich with authentic tradition and sophistication, the Lancaster County Convention Center and Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square offer the very latest in amenities, technology, and visitor experience.
Incorporating the iconic 19th-Century Beaux Arts facade of the former Watt & Shand department store, the complex anchors Lancaster's historic Penn Square and is within walking distance of all LAUNCH venues as well as Lancaster County's many fine theatres, attractions, shopping venues and businesses.
ABOUT THE AREA
Located in South Central PA, Lancaster city - the oldest inland city in the US - is an area with an exceptional amount of history. During the American Revolution, the small town was, for one day (Sep 27, 1777), the capitol of the colonies, as well as being the capitol of PA from 1799 until 1812 and was the home of several notable historical figures, including the 15th President of the US, James Buchanan.
Downtown Lancaster is filled with a variety of small businesses, independent shops and progressive thinking.From the city's Gallery Row - a two block-plus area of art galleries and local restaurants, to its Central Market - the oldest continuously operated farmers market in the US, to its historic architecture, the city is a perfect spot to spend four days enjoying music and entertainment!