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Portugal. The Man to Perform at ASCAP’s ‘I Create Music’ EXPO 2019

Portugal. The Man will perform at ASCAP's 2019 "I Create Music" EXPO, the organization announced Thursday (April 18), while singer-songwriter Yuna and hip-hop producer Nineteen85 have been added to…

Portugal. The Man will perform at ASCAP’s 2019 “I Create Music” EXPO, the organization announced Thursday (April 18). The Grammy-winning rock band will perform on the morning of May 2 as part of ASCAP’s Annual Membership Meeting.

Additionally, hip-hop producer Nineteen85, best known for his collaborations with Drake, will be taking part in the Billboard-sponsored We Create Music panel at EXPO, joining previously-announced panelists Anthony Rossomando (Oscar-winning “Shallow” co-writer), singer-songwriter Lee Ann Womack and Captain Marvel composer Pinar Toorak.

Also newly announced for the EXPO is singer-songwriter Yuna, who will participate in a conversation about the future of electronic music alongside her friend and collaborator TOKiMONSTA.


The 2019 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO runs from May 2-4 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. Other music-industry luminaries scheduled to appear include Questlove, Wyclef Jean, songwriter Victoria Monét (Thank U, Next) and This Is Us composer Siddhartha Khosla.