The 22nd Annual Millennium Music Conference & Showcase (MMC) will take place during the weekend of February 23-24, 2018 with Cornerstone Coffeehouse hosting two nights of music from talented artists. Over these two nights there will be ten different performances by nine talented artists from across North America.
Founded in 1997, the MMC has become the Harrisburg area’s biggest overall music festival held each February. It features music business panels, clinics, and workshops during the day, with the 2018 headquarters at the Park Inn by Radisson on Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg. During the nights of the festival, some 300 original acts will perform at 30 live music venues around the Harrisburg area. Cornerstone Coffeehouse is proud to be one of those long-running venues involved with the MMC each year.
Here is more on this year’s lineup at Cornerstone Coffeehouse:
Performing at 6:15 PM on Friday and Saturday
Sinclair Soul is an original rock and roll project by producer, composer and arranger Ric Albano, who is once again hosting the MMC at Cornerstone this year. The initial Sinclair Soul album, The Journey, was recorded and released in 2017, with a second album entitled Reflections of Relevance due for release on March 27, 2018.
Performing Friday, Feb. 23rd at 7:00 PM
Katie is a singer/songwriter from the suburban Philadelphia area who began to discover her love of music when she was very young, first singing in the school chorus and church choir. After beginning to study with a vocal coach, she added stage performances to her talents, participating in local high school productions as well as being an active member of the theater society.
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Performing Friday, Feb. 23rd at 7:45 PM
Madison Mueller is a Canadian singer/songwriter from Barrie Ontario who has been playing and studying music and performing since she was 8 years old. Over the past year, Madison has released two studio produced singles which have received plenty of airplay and is looking to having an EP available in the near future.
Performing Friday, Feb. 23rd at 8:30 PM
Alyssa Tess is a singer/songwriter from the Georgian Bay area of Ontario, Canada. She fell in love with performing and songwriting at the young age of 7 and has continued to express herself through her music. Alyssa’s latest EP, Twenty/Twenty was released in October 2017.
Performing Friday, Feb. 23rd at 9:15 PM
Sebastian Paul Janoski is a musician, singer, songwriter and actor from Lititz, PA who comes from a musical family and got his start performing on a street corner and playing his guitar and singing for anyone who would listen. His music fuses a blues and pop sound and he frequently uses his talent to benefit various charitable events.
Performing Saturday, Feb. 24th at 7:00 PM
A singer-songwriter and guitarist who first awed audiences performing the opening set at MegaJam at age 13, Kayla’s music has been described as the brilliant voice of generational angst while her lyrics have been compared to J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye. In 2017, Kayla released her album The Difference Between Fine and Okay.
Performing Saturday, Feb. 24th at 7:45 PM
As an artist from Nashville, Jase pours his soul into his music. His says “it’s my lifeblood…You’ll hear my passions, my fears, my questions, my struggles and my joy”. In 2017, Jase released his twelve-song debut album of original music called What’s This Beating.
Performing Saturday, Feb. 24th at 8:30 PM
Ryan Pleckham is an alternative country/rock artist from Nashville via Grant Park, Illinois. His music is an eclectic blend of alternative, folk, Americana, Country, and even punk as demonstrated on his self-produced 2017 EP Streetlights, on which he played every instrument himself.
Performing Saturday, Feb. 24th at 9:15 PM
Originally from New York City, Meaghan recently moved to Nashville as she discovered music as a healing power for herself and others. Her debut LP Waitress was released in 2010, followed by the EPs Seeing Clearly Now and East Coast Girl Meaghan’s latest album, Long Shot was released in May 2017.