Music conference offers seminars, panels

The Cutting Edge Music Business Conference, featuring seminars, performances and a roots music gathering, runs Thursday through Sept. 28 at the Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade St., New Orleans.

Cutting Edge will offer legal education in entertainment law, including litigation trends, publishing, contractual agreement safeguards and film contracts and digital agreements.

The conference will also include music showcases and panels for musicians. Cutting Edge also offers film and interactive media workshops, with topics including financing and distribution.