North Park Music Thing Next Weekend in San Diego
You've got to love the refreshing straight-forwardness that comes with calling your event a "thing." Like the North Park Music Thing, a music and media conference next weekend at the Lafayette Hotel & Suites in San Diego. There's an opening night concert Friday, August 7 at the Casbah, headlined by fairly supergroup Midnight Rivals (featuring, among others, members of Rocket From the Crypt and Louis XIV), two days of workshops and panels on August 8 and 9, and a street festival that Sunday including the Night Marchers, pictured, Avi Buffalo, Black Heart Procession and the "yes, they still exist!" Presidents of the United States of America. Only $25 for everything.
Why is this relevant to Orange County? Well, one of the workshops features a very special (yes, feel free to interpret "special" in any dersive of juvenile way you would like) guest. Description after the jump!
Saturday, August 8
11:20am - Lafayette Room
Publicity and Promotion: Crafting "The Buzz"
As the music industry continues its structural sea change, the three Ps: Promotion, Publicity and Press are also evolving at record pace. This information session will delve into traditional and new media outlets - including online communities and social networks - and provide strategic tips and tactics to help artists at all levels tap into "The Buzz."
Panelists include: Wendy Bryford-Jones (Hello Wendy PR), Judy Miller (Motormouth Media), Amanda Kagen (ABC Public Relations), Albert Ching (OC Weekly) and Seth Combs (San Diego CityBeat)
More information on the workshops here.
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