Wednesday, October 15, 2008

The Connective Series - How International Bands Can Break In US Market

The Connective (tm) Series hosts its next panel on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 in Manhattan at ASCAP, One Lincoln Plaza, ASCAP Building, 5th Floor Cafeteria in New York City at 7:00 p.m. The Connective (tm) Series educates emerging artists, musicians and music business professionals on, serves as a networking opportunity, and raise awareness and funds for charity. The Artist Against Hunger & Poverty Program of WHY (World Hunger Year) will benefit from this event.

The Panel "How International Bands Can Break in the US Market" will cover issues such as management, touring, booking, publishing and recording contracts. Panelists include: Paul Adams of Magus Entertainment, a full service artist management firm, Millie Milgate, Creative Director of MusicNSW (Australia), Ari Nisman, President & CEO of Degy Entertainment, an artist management and booking firm, Jim Powers, owner of Minty Fresh, a Chicago-based music label, David Rothblatt, Owner of Hypnote Recording Concern, a multi-purpose music services organization based in NY and London, Robert Singerman of the French Music Export Office (North America), and Michael Lee Stack, President, A&R for Verse Music Publishing, a full service publishing firm. Jennie is a member of WHY's Artists Against Hunger & Poverty Program (AAHP) & ASCAP. Panelists will accept artists CDs. Please submit a 3-4 song CD only with your contact information included on the CD. No Press Kits.

Media Sponsors: ASCAP, Los Angeles Music Network "LAMN Jam", Music Connection, SESAC, UK Trade & Investment, MusicDish. Event Sponsors: Overplay, Music Connection, Sonicbids. Silent Auction Sponsor: The Indie Bible and The Music Business Registry.

Panel fee is $20.00. $15.00 for ASCAP & SESAC members and NYU, SAE Institute & Juilliard students. Up to 50% of profits from the Connective Series will go to charity (WHY and Opus 118, Harlem School of Music.) RSVP at Registration and Payments must be made in advance. Purchase tickets at on the Nimbit feature or at Registration and check in is from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The Panel runs from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with networking afterwards. A limited number of walk-ins allowed.

Participants receive a free 6 month trial subscription to Sonicbids and a free issue of Music Connection magazine. A one year Sonicbids membership will be up for auction, a one year subscription to Music Connection, as well as a copy of The Indie Bible, and The Music Business Registry.

For more information, please contact Jennie Walker at 212-541-7456 or via email at

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