IEBA Names 2019 Tour Industry Award Winners

Live entertainment trade group IEBA wrapped the 49th edition of its annual conference on Tuesday night with the Honors & Awards Ceremony. The awards included the induction of new IEBA Hall of Fame members Joan Jett alongside manager and producer Kenny Laguna, promoter Larry Vallon, Warped Tour creator Kevin Lyman,… Continue Reading

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Just 4 Days Left To Submit To Showcase At SXSW

Time is running out if you want to perform at an official SXSW 2020 showcase. The deadline to submit to showcase at SXSW Music is this Friday, October 26th. "SXSW Showcasing Artists benefit from career-changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential participants who attend SXSW every… Continue Reading

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1 Week Left To Submit To Play SXSW Music 2020, First Showcase Bands Announced [Full List]

If you want to perform at an official SXSW showcase, your time is running out. The deadline to submit to showcase at SXSW Music 2020 is next Friday, October 26th. "SXSW Showcasing Artists benefit from career-changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential participants who attend SXSW… Continue Reading

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Rock Hall Of Fame 2020 Nominees Include 12 First-timers

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced the nominees for its Rock Hall Class of 2020. 16 artists are shortlisted and of those nine are first-time nominees. Pat Benatar, Dave Matthews Band, The Doobie Brothers, Motörhead, The Notorious B.I.G., Soundgarden, T. Rex, Thin Lizzy and Whitney Houston are… Continue Reading

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Touring Industry To Tackle Mental Health with Non-Profit ‘Tour Support’ Intiative

Tour Support, a new nonprofit program to provide mental health support to artists, crews and vendors in the music touring industry. Live Nation, Friends at Work and WME are launch partners as are artists including John Legend, Steve Aoki, MARINA, Grace VanderWaal and Rick Springfield. Tour Support is a new… Continue Reading

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A2IM Opens Libera Independent Music Award Submissions

A2IM 2020 Libera Awards for the best in independent music submissions are now open. The deadline to submit is January 31, 2020. Click here for an updated list of categories and submission guidelines. A2IM Members receive a discounted price for submissions. Offer code is available on the Special Offers page…. Continue Reading

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How To Dominate A Niche Music Market [Video]

In this video/transcript from CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference, music industry veteran Simon Tam shares some knowledge (and inspiration) on how artists can effectively go about carving out and dominating a niche market. By Chris Robley of CD Baby from the DIY Musician blog Music Marketing: How to Dominate in… Continue Reading

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Music Tectonics Trading Cards Capture Seismic Shifts Reshaping Music Industry [EXCLUSIVE]

Dmitri Vietze and the team behind the new LA music technology conference, Music Tectonics, is launching a set of thought-provoking music industry-related “Seismic Shifts” trading cards. Each card pairs an illustration alongside a transformative theme and short explanation. Hypebot is debuting the first four cards today. The cards are the… Continue Reading

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Free 5 City ‘All Access’ Music Career Fairs Begin Tues. sponsored by HoB Music Forward Foundation

The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation begins its second annual series of free music industry-focused career fairs “All Access Fest” in 5 cities starting this Tuesday, Oct. 8. Slated for five U.S. cities – Chicago, Illinois; Las Vegas, Nevada; Los Angeles, California; Orlando, Florida; and New Orleans, Louisiana -… Continue Reading

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RIAA To Host Key Streaming Policy Panel At Mondo.NYC

The RIAA promises to cut through the complexities of consent decrees, the Mechanical Licensing Collective and other issues related to streaming in an intensive 60 minutes session at the Mondo. NYC conference later this month. Hosted by RIAA Chairman and CEO, Mitch Glazier, “Everything You Need to Know About Streaming… Continue Reading

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