UPCOMING SONGSALIVE! CALENDAR OF EVENTS
All these events and more details below can be found at www.songsalive.org/chapters and remind yourself on our calendar www.songsalive.org/calendar
Thursday Jan 10 6pm Austin Workshop & Showcase - Cafe Caffeine - 909 W. Mary St.
Saturday Jan 12 10am-2pm Hunstville Alabama workshop - Flying Monkey Arts Center
Tuesday Jan 15 6:30pm Las Vegas Workshop - Saxby's Coffee
Wednesday Jan 16 8pm Grass Valley, CA
Songsalive! Showcases - Rhythm's Cafe
Thursday Jan 17 7:30pm Seattle Showcase - NEW VENUE: World Cup
Saturday Jan 19 8pm Songsalive! Showcase Los Angeles, CA - Karma Coffee House - Hollywood, CA
Sunday Jan 20 2pm Boston Songwriters Workshop - ALL ASIA BAR
Monday Jan 21 7pm Grass Valley Workshop - Lode Line Music Studio
Sunday Jan 27 7pm Orange County Workshop - Bombshelter Rehearsal Studios
Monday Jan 28 8pm Amsterdam Holland Showcase - @ The Waterhole
Wednesday Jan 30 8pm BIMA/Songsalive! Bellingham Showcase - The Wild Buffalo (normally 4th Wednesdays, this month 5th)
Sunday Feb 3 12pm Los Angeles Songsalive! Workshop @ NOTE NEW VENUE: Finnish Center NoHo
Tuesday Feb 5 7pm Sydney Aus Workshop @ Canterbury RSL - Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Club
Wednesday Feb 13 7:30pm San Francisco Showcase - Cafe Trieste
San Francisco Showcase looking for artists. Apply at www.songsalive.org/sanfrancisco
Los Angeles Hollywood Showcase looking for artists. Apply at www.songsalive.org/losangeles
Grass Valley CA Showcase (1 hr Nth/East of San Francisco) looking for artists. Apply at www.songsalive.org/grassvalley
Seattle WA Showcase looking for artists. Apply at www.songsalive.org/seattle
Austin TX Showcase looking for aritsts. Apply at www.songsalive.org/austin
New York, Phoenix AZ, Chicago - coming soon Vegas - we're having a ball setting this chapter up. Workshops are 2nd Tuesdays Jan, Feb except in March will be Sat 8 when gilli moon comes out to speak
THURSDAY NIGHTAustin Workshop/Showcase. Going great! Come and support www.songsalive.org/austin
THIS SATURDAY: Hunstville Alabama Workshop will take place during Artist Market at Flying Monkey Arts Center With Guest Speaker Barbara Cloyd, "Writing for the Row"- An overview of the craft and business of professional songwriting in Nashville presented by Barbara Cloyd, hit songwriter and host of The Bluebird Cafe. Focusing on a music industry discussion - "Songwriting/Publishing"
WHEN: Saturday, January 12, 2008
TIME: 10 am to 2 pm
WHAT IS JUST RIVETING:
Hollywood Songsalive! Showcase3rd Saturdays
NEXT: Jan. 19, 2008
1544 N. Cahuenga Blvd
Hollywood CA 90028
at the CORNER of SELMA & CAHUENGA.
Show time: 8pm-10:30pm
Door entry - $5 per person
SONGSALIVE! SPONSORED EVENTS (cool events Songsalive! gets behind, that you need to know about) www.songsalive.org/sponsoredevents
Durango Songwriters Expo (CA)
Santa Barbara Wine Country
Beullton/Santa Barbara CA
Feb. 28th - Mar. 1st Songsalive! is proud to sponsor this Expo and come visit us at the Songsalive! booth
Song Summit Sydney - S3 (Australia)APRAAMCOS is proud to present with the NSW Government the inaugural Song Summit Sydney - S3. Songsalive! is proud to be an official sponsor of this event. This industry-wide event, taking place 3-5 April 2008 will gather together the full spectrum of the music industry creators, managers, publishers, technicians, marketers, lawyers and deal makers for three dynamic days of learning, networking, workshops and, of course, performances. S3 will span all genres of music and each facet of the music life-cycle; from creation, through promotion to distribution. So whether you re just starting out or trying to get your music to the next level, S3 will provide you with crucial networking, educational, retail and cultural opportunities.
ASCAP's "I Create Music" EXPO - April 2008 (Los Angeles) Songsalive! is a partner of ASCAP's "I Create Music" EXPO for the second time. As it has since its extraordinary introduction in 2006, the 2008 EXPO promises to bring together the world community of leading songwriters, composers and music publishers with emerging music creators for three days of education, innovation and inspiration. The ASCAP EXPO grew from more than 1,800 attendees in 2006 to nearly 2,500 attendees in 2007. While the music landscape continues to experience great change, ASCAP's "I Create Music" EXPO provides the music creator community with a way to help shape its future.
Knowledge is power, and the EXPO puts that power in attendees' hands by providing them with valuable information, skills and insight gained from panels, master classes, workshops, exhibits, interviews and keynotes and special live performances from some of today's top writers, composers, producers and music experts. The "early bird" Songsalive! (partner) pricing for the 3 day Expo is $250, $200 (44%) less than the full price for non-partners.
SouthPark Music Tour (Colorado)McGoon Productions, is proud to present the 2nd Annual South Park Music Tour and Music Industry Conference. This is a totally unique music experience, located in historic SouthPark, Fairplay, Alma, Colorado. Presenting over 70+ Bands, ranging in genres from Rock, Blues, Jazz, Indie, Emo, Country, Americana Roots, Blue Grass, Funk, Hip-Hop, Metal, Alternative, Reggae and more. Performances on 9 Showcase Stages, 30+ Juried Arts, Crafts and Food Vendors, all attracting an average of 5,000+ music fans per day from the surrounding area for the four day event, June 26-28, 2008. Best of all, the Highest Independent Music Festival in the U.S., is FREE to the public. VIP credentials are available for our VIP Kickoff Party & Music Industry Conference badges provide other festival benefits such as free shuttle transportation to and from Breckenridge, CO... plus discounted lodging packages.Visit www.songsalive.org/sponsoredevents to register for upcoming events sponsored by Songsalive!
ON THE GRAPEVINE...
The 12th annual Millennium Music Conference will be held February 14th-17th, 2008 at The Radisson Penn Harris Hotel & Convention Center in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. For those of you who can't attend the event, but, would still like to have some exposure, you can send material to be included on the www.BallBusterMusic.com/Spotlight Music table, which we will have at the event this year. This offer is open to any band, label or fanzine regardless of musical style.
Send what you like...flyers, stickers, CD's, press kits, promotional cards, business cards, fanzines, t-shirts, buttons...the kitchen sink. Anything you use for promotion that you would like to hand out to the public. That's what you can send. Also, anyone who sends in material to be included on the table will be featured in an article that will be written about the event. So, you'll get some additional exposure that way as well. Even if we don't know you...get in touch. It's all about networking and getting the message out.
Also, please feel free to pass this on to any artist/label/fanize that you think might be interested. Remember, it's all about the exposure. Get in touch NOW because time's running out. MEMBERS, Log in to www.songsalive.net and click on Songshop for the details. A Members only opportunity.
TEMECULA FEST SHOWCASE IS SEEKING TALENT http://www.kbhentertainment.com KBH Entertainment is accepting showcase submissions for the 2008 Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival (TVIFF). Showcases are held once a month at the world-famous Los Angeles venue, The Mint. At each showcase acts get to play a thirty-minute set for music industry professionals, including label execs, agents, producers, publishers, song placement specialists, and music journalists. All genres are welcome; and, performers may be solo, duos, trios, or a full band. Participation in the KBH showcases will provide exposure to film and music professionals. The last two years, selected showcase artists went on to entertain guests at the Film & Music Festival's closing night gala attended by VIPs from a variety of entertainment fields. TVIFF will be held from Sept. 17 - 21, 2008. You can visit www.kbhentertainment.com and/or sonicbids/tviff <">http://www.sonicbids.com/tviff> for further details and submission instructions.
THE SAN DIEGO MUSIC FESTIVAL http://www.sdindiemusicfest.com
The San Diego Indie Music Fest os taking place on March 29, 2008 on University Ave. in North Park. There will be six stages set up for new indie artists between Utah & Ray Streets. The event promises a hugely diverse array of music, art and ideas that will be fun and Inspiring. All ages are welcome as well as all music genres will be represented. For additional information, visit www.sdindiemusicfest.com