New York’s SXSW, Daze Summit Festival Continues To Grow More Every Year!April 24, 2022
In 2016, Scott Morris launched the first Daze Summit Festival in New York City. Since then it has continued to grow more every year. In 2015, Scott created his own talent agency and event planning company, Mor.Bookings Agency. After the great success of his college “Deans List Tour,” Morris wanted to take it up a notch and develop this annual festival, that would give independent artist an opportunity to perform and gain organic exposure on and offline.
Daze Summit Festival is basically New York’s version of SXSW blended with some New York flavor and raw talent. It started on April 11, 2022 to April 21, 2022 and was sponsored by Mor.Bookings, Underground Advocatez and New Heat Studios. The festival features events such as, showcases, panels, and mixers for all creatives to network. Independent artists had the opportunity to perform in front of music executives and label reps from some of the following companies: Asylum, Epic, Atlantic, Interscope, AllepacTheFamily, Quality Control, DIEMON, Warner, EQ, Roc Nation, 300 ent and more.
Many celebrities and special guests made appearances such as; Capella Grey, Mr. Chicken, Hot97’s DJ Drewski, Gabe P From Power 105.1 On The Radar, Shani Kulture from Hot97, Kanai from AllepacTheFamily Records, BBearded, Viddyonthebeat, Mugzy McFly, Jaetips, Sash of S.Witter Media Relations, Sophia Body, V Henny, Trev Mulah, Kertasy, Theo Brown, Rel Carter, Scott Morris, Stunna Dior, Mpr Richie Rich, Lil Miss Chit Chat, Lexy Panterra, Bailey Lawson from Atlantic records, PayPah, Nathaniel The Great, Elle Jones from Asylum, Trophy Life from Interscope, The Girll Codee, Coey P from Talk of the Town, Jasmine Jones of JJPR, Alicia Gooding, Cherry Martinez, Savannah Britt of The Britt Print, Lucky Harlem from Gwinin ent/ Warner Records, Prince Dollars from Hot 97, Krista B from Hot97, Angie K. From Audiomack, Mr.Commodore, Murda Mook, Niko Brim, Young Ash, Molly World, Nolan Baynes from 300 ent, Kianna Styles from Alamo records, DJ Waffles, B Moss, Kwoat, Miss Mojo, Genuwine Beauty, Aplugmein, Cann Cann, DjXxotic Mami, DJ Calvin, Kanika from Spill it Ent, Sky Banks, Manny Wave, Fred Jones, from InOne Take Carter, Eric Martin, Frank Knight, Zay the Profit, GFB Fresh, King Kha, Too Official from quality control, Gem Gallardo from Indie Gate Keepers Magazine Diamond from Indie Gate Keepers Magazine, Andre Mullen, Bighani, Dj blackout, Dj thematics, Drew Vester, Dj Eon, Dj J Ronin, Travail Donna D, ARNSTAR, David L, Big Vegg, Vero G, Stefan Bunbury, Mani the Mogul, Amber Corrine, Hala Maroc, Harleythadolly, LivengoodLivin, Kitty Gata, Gregory Wilson and more.
Daze Summit consisted of panels and events by some of the industry’s biggest movers and shakers. From A&Rs, to Music Executives, DJs, Entrepreneurs, Producers, Publicists, Journalists and Radio Hosts every discussed different topics daily. Through these conversations they were able to share beneficial information that all creatives can use to reach new pinnacles. Many spoke about their struggle of being overlooked and underpaid and how they used that as motivation to excel and network correctly. Every panel shared how we can come together to win and push the culture with new talent and ideas. For those who performed they were able to connect with radio stations and record labels after every show. It gave them the opportunity to network with the right people. This year‘s festival was definitely one of the most influential ones yet.
Check out the pics below for a quick recap!