The 9th annual Latin Alternative Music Conference will take place July 8 - 12 at New York City's Roosevelt Hotel.

In addition to panel discussions, artist showcases, film screenings and art exhibits, the conference will put on free concerts at Central Park's SummerStage and Prospect Park Bandshell. Lineups for those have yet to be announced, but previous performers have included Manu Chao and Café Tacvba.

LAMC is holding conferences in Mexico City Sept. 5 and Buenos Aires Sept. 25-26.