Come celebrate the musical talents of the
Exchange Community at our
6th Annual Exchange Music Jam!

When & Where

Tuesday, September 24th
8:00pm – 12:00am
Gaylord Opryland Convention Center – Delta A Ballroom

This optional event is designed to be causal, so feel free to come and go as your schedule permits. Open to all registered attendees.

How many conferences turn the tables (and the DJ’s turntables) around and allow the attendees to become the performers? How many times have you seen the guy sitting next to you in a session unleash the hair from his ponytail, pick up a six-string, and transform into a rock god? How many times have YOU stepped out into the spotlight on the main stage, the thunder of the drums swelling behind you, a sea of cheering fans and flashing lights before you?

If you answered, “Zero, nil, and never”, then you’ve never experienced Music Jam at Emerson Exchange. No matter if you are a fresh face in the crowd, a seasoned fan, or a musician in your own right, a unique opportunity awaits you to celebrate the musical talents of your fellow attendees. Now unrecognizable from its early days as a campfire guitar circle erected in someone’s hotel room, Music Jam has evolved into a major production that gets bigger, better, and louder every year. This is an event you’re not going to want to miss!

Come mingle, network and – of course – get your groove on while you support the bands. And if you can sing ballads, shout anthems, shred guitar licks, slap a bass, or even shake a maraca, register now for a chance to get on stage! This is a genre-bucking night filled with all sorts of sights and sounds, so bust out the tie-dye, bring some cowboy boots, buy leather pants and a choker, slip into an Elvis jumpsuit, somehow “rock” it all, or simply come as you are. This event is so fun, it will make you wonder who is entertaining who…

How to Participate

If you are a registered attendee and interested in joining us on stage, register for a chance to play at the Emerson Exchange Music Jam.

Typical instruments:

  • Keyboards
  • Bass, Folk and Electric Guitar
  • Drums, Bongos
  • Fiddle
  • Banjo
  • Keytar
  • Brass
  • Harmonica

Selected musicians have the option of bringing their own instruments

That’s why I love working with Emerson, they work hard and play hard.

No other company does anything like this! We can’t wait for next year’s jam

This is the best customer event I’ve ever attended!

Frequently Asked Questions

We encourage any musicians who are paid or confirmed attendees of the Emerson Exchange with musical experience (working band member or semi-pro caliber) to register to play. Preference is given to Users. If you are an Emerson or Emerson Impact Partner employee, you are welcome to join, but as the conference is for our users, they get first priority.

The Exchange House Band is made up of attendees like yourself who have been getting together informally since Emerson Exchange began. Music draws a crowd and the jam has grown organically, until we had our first official Exchange Jam.

No, all music is live, performed at a semi-pro or professional level.

Limited short ad-hoc practice sessions will be communicated to participants prior to the event.

Please fill out the Jam participation form and your question will be routed to the event organizer.

When the myExchange Scheduler  goes live in August, you can search for and add this session to your schedule. It will also be listed in the mobile app when that goes live a few weeks ahead of the conference.

This event is included in your Emerson Exchange registration. Beverages will be available for purchase.

Only those who are confirmed with a badge are eligible to participate in the Music Jam. We must be able to confirm your Emerson Exchange registration no later than September 1, 2019 if you want to register as a Jam band member. Likewise, to attend the jam, you must have a conference badge.  No exceptions.