ELY, Minn. (MuseWire) – Preparations are underway for the Ely Winter Festival slated for February 6-16, 2009, in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a schedule of events for all ages, abilities and interests; ranging from Sled Dog Rides, an historic Voyageur Encampment, cross-country […]
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — In his much-anticipated return to San Francisco, the legendary singer and character actor, Jim Bailey, will perform at the Herbst Theatre on December 20 in, “Jim Bailey as Judy Garland Live in Concert.” Accompanied by a full orchestra, Jim will perform Judy’s Christmas classic, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” as […]
PHILADELPHIA, Miss. — In conjunction with the first annual Blues at The Moon Music Festival at Golden Moon Hotel & Casino, a Blues Symposium and Jam Session will take place this evening at the Old Ellis Theatre in Philadelphia. The free event is open to the public. Led by Dr. Alfonso Sanders, head of the […]
Los Angeles, Calif. — Roland is excited to announce the very first national Roland Atelier Organ Fest, to be held in Los Angeles in February 2009. If you’d like to compete, contact your Atelier dealer. Local festivals will be held at dealer locations throughout the U.S. From there, you may advance to the regional competition. […]
Los Angeles, Calif. â€” In conjunction with the second International Roland V-Accordion Festival, Roland Corporation U.S. held the first ever U.S. V-Accordion Festival in Los Angeles on September 20, 2008. Contestants hailed from all over the country, and played in styles ranging from Jazz to Celtic. Each contestant was given an FR-7 V-Accordion to play […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — “Hi y’all, we a blues band!” And a profound silence fell over the room. Lead singer Sugaray of Aunt Kizzy’z Boyz said, “I’m gonna say that again ’cause the room always gets real quiet – we a blues band!” But within one minute of launching into their set, the entire audience was […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Though they didn’t wear Speedos like Michael Phelps, the band Starving For Gravity brought home the gold and won the LAMN Jam Grand Slam Rock Artist of the Year title. The Los Angeles Music Network competition – held during June, July and August – was Olympic in proportion, and SFG beat out […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. â€“ â€œFantastic!â€ â€œLet me bow to you!â€ â€œI walk out of here tonight a blues fan because of you.â€ â€œWhy am I talking and you guys aren’t playing?â€ â€œAfter hearing just two songs, I want to buy your CD!â€ Members of the band Aunt Kizzy’z Boyz, who went on to win Round #1 […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Neotrope(R), an entertainment and brand marketing company, will officially sponsor the Los Angeles Music Network’s Rock and Urban Music Contest “LAMN Jams” which launched June 9th and runs through August 11th. Taking its popular LAMN Jams to a new level, LAMN invites rock artists to submit original music to perform for […]
LONDON, U.K. — EDIROL Europe celebrated their first decade in business at the London International Music Show (LIMS). As well as putting on a glittering party and boat trip, the company marked the occasion with an impressive, feature-packed stand in the heart of the main exhibition space. There was a dazzling array of hardware and […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — The Los Angeles Music Network presents the URBAN & the ROCK Music Contests launching June 9. Taking its popular “LAMN Jams” to a new level, urban and rock artists are invited to perform original music for a panel of industry experts and receive live critiques. Monthly winners move up to the finale […]
UPLAND, Calif. — Before the “Go Green” movement began, well known hit songs such as “Country Roads,” “Rocky Mountain High” and “Sunshine on My Shoulders” tied music together with the environment years before it was socially popular. Long before “carbon foot printing” became a household word, John Denver created “Plant It 2000,” a nonprofit foundation […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — The Los Angeles Music Network’s “LAMN Jam” heads for the Big Apple. Launched three years ago in Los Angeles (where performances continue), LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts. This year, artists will perform for $20,000 in prizes.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — The newly built church was filled to its capacity of 1500 seats; people were seated in the aisles, standing in the doorways, and waiting in the hallway to hear the music. Traffic around the church was snarled and backed up for six blocks, as more people continued to make their way to hear Trombone Shorty, and his musical guests perform at a free Christmas concert at the First Baptist Church of New Orleans this past week, it was announced today by New Orleans Music Hall of Fame.
BOSTON, Mass. — Jacob Hill, a 24-year-old songwriter, musician, and model from Plymouth, Massachusetts, will represent the United States in the second Mister International pageant to be held in Kuching, Malaysia from December 20 to 31. In May 2006, Hill was hand-selected by Critical Beauty, a pageant website and pageant consulting firm based in Boston, via an online casting.
Singer and Author Dee Dee Phelps to Receive Best Pop Campaign Award at Book Publicists Awards Dinner
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Former TV anchor, author, and celebrity presenter Kelly Lange will give the Best Pop Campaign Award to Dee Dee Phelps for her 2007 promotion of “Vinyl Highway, Singing as Dick and Dee Dee” (ISBN: 978-1-934321-75-1). The award will be presented at the 13th annual Book Publicists of Southern California Awards Dinner.
OAKLAND, Calif. — AMP Cosmetics has launched a new line of cosmetics that rock. The products are dedicated to women who not only changed the sound, but the look of rock and roll. The team of experts at AMP Cosmetics has assembled a collection of high-quality products in some of the most vivid and bold colors available today.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) recently announced their seminar line-up for September and October, 2007, which includes “Art of the Music Deal” (with music biz attorneys Todd Cooper and Dina Lapolt), and “Producing Hit Songs” (with Tena Clark).
NEW YORK, N.Y. — From October 5 to 8, 2007, the AES Convention will return to New York City for what is gearing up to be another record-breaking event. It will be held at the Javits Center in Manhattan where you will have easy access to all of the cultural and business opportunities in the “Big Apple.”
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO) features progressive rock band, CANON in an unprecedented environmental event at Union Station (GO METRO to see CANON!), on Saturday, September 8, 2007, 8:00 P.M. at The Old Ticket Room. The only way to attend the concert is to arrive via the Metro subway or bus and by presenting a valid Metro, Metrolink or bus pass.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Are you a frustrated musician or vocalist seeking a record deal? Are you an unsigned or indie music artist who is looking for that first big break? Want2BDiscovered.com, LLC is giving unsigned artists more exposure than any other web site and has launched a seven-month urban talent competition – the Urban Showcase Series – to help get musicians discovered and the public involved.
Musicians Get Booked In ‘LAMN Gets Loud in the Library’ Series: Live at the Los Angeles Public Library
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — You won’t hear “shhhh” at this event: the Los Angeles Public Library teams up with L.A. Music Network to launch a live music series in all styles and for all ages. In an arresting new live music series, “LAMN Gets Loud in the Library” launches on July 11 with free performances […]
TORRANCE, Calif. — Send2Press(R), a leading targeted newswire service, announced today it has joined the sponsors of the 12-week Battle of the Bands, hosted by A&R Select, the music industry’s benchmark in independent promotion and marketing. Over 80 local and regional bands will perform for an industry panel of well-known record labels, music supervisors, managers, music directors, and publishers. Other sponsors for the event include Music Saves Lives and Sam Ash.
Native Instruments Kicks off TRAKTOR SCRATCH Workshop Tour on May 4th to Coincide with Product Launch in Stores
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Native Instruments is excited to announce that TRAKTOR SCRATCH is now available in stores worldwide. Additionally, Native Instruments is just about to kick off the TRAKTOR SCRATCH US Tour, a special workshop tour that presents its just-released digital DJ system. Beginnning on May 4th, the month-long tour includes 18 dates, with clinics being held in local music stores in nearly all major US cities.
TOLUCA LAKE, Calif. — The National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) announced this week a variety of upcoming music industry events, including top producer songwriter Derek Bramble at NARIP’s Producing Hit Songs series in L.A. on May 18th, and Modern A&R with Joe Poindexter in Phoenix on May 19th.
MUSEXPO 2007: Indie Artists Invited to Party and Network with BETA Records Execs from Around the World
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — If you are an unsigned music artist, BETA Records invites you to a special event May 1st at the Sunset Strip Key Club as part of MUSEXPO 2007, the annual gathering of the world’s leading music executives, producers, managers, and new media content experts.
JAMAICA, N.Y. — The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) is pleased to present “A Jamaica, Queens Thing”: Rap and the Crack Era in South Jamaica, organized by guest curator Herb Tam. The opening artist reception takes place Saturday, April 14, 2007, 4 – 7 pm.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — How is great music created and produced? What do top music producers look for in an artist? How do you find, develop and keep artist clients? And how do producers handle challenges such as creative control? The answers can be found at the PRODUCING HIT SONG 5-part series, sponsored by the National Association of Record Industry Professionals, to launch on February 16th with special guests Harvey Mason, Jr. and Damon Thomas.