The A3C Hip Hop Festival organizers announced their first round of partners today for the 5th installment of the annual A3C Hip Hop Festival taking place across multiple venues in the East Atlanta Village October 1-3, 2009. MySpace, Red Bull, URB Magazine, Frank 151, Stones Throw Records, Okayplayer, Fusicology, Wax Poetics, Definitive Jux, Duck Down Records, Fatbeats, Babygrande, Tres Records, The Hydrilla
This summer marks the 5th edition of the ever popular Montreal Musical Instrument Show, also known as the SIMM, presented from July 10th - 12th as part of the 30th annual Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. Montreal based Godin Guitars is once again a proud sponsor and has returned to collaborate with SIMM and Jazz Fest organizers to help make this years silent auction a success.
Kate Voegele's new album with Interscope Records was released on May 2009 and it hit Top 10 on the Billboard charts on this week of June 15, 2009.
A federal jury on Thursday found Jammie Thomas-Rasset liable in the nation’s only Recording Industry Association of America file-sharing case to go to trial, dinging her $1.92 million for infringing 24 songs. Full Story
Deadline has been extended for the 14th Annual USA Songwriting Competition till June 30th. Winning songs of the 14th Annual USA Songwriting Competition will receive airplay on a nationally syndicated radio program “Acoustic Café” as well as XM Satellite Radio. This is the first Songwriting Competition that gives airplay to the winning songs, giving deserving bands, songwriters the recognition and exposure they
Fans were quick to blame Ticketmaster and ticket brokers when they were unable to score seats to last month’s Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band concerts at the Izod Center in East Rutherford. But an examination of ticket sale data from the May 21 concert shows Springsteen himself may be part of the problem. Read the full story
Some interesting points of view on how to handle the problem of scalpers. Carpe Diem
It was another great year of music, mingling and staying up late in Austin, TX.