Anti Pop Music Fest

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Summary

ANTI POP Music Festival is a 6 day event, October 18-23, 2005, held in Orlando, FL showcasing the best emerging talent the nation has to offer.

The festival will present edgy acts that are breaking into the mainstream thru new methods of marketing, forward thinking, and strong DIY principals. Showcasing bands will have the opportunity to perform alongside some of the leading bands in indie and underground music plus rub elbows with leading industry professionals and tastemakers.

Over 100 bands will take over downtown and midtown Orlando on 2 outdoor stages and 10 venues for the event which will include a diverse lineup of national and regional acts. There are many slots available. At least five slots are reserved for Sonicbids artists.The talent is being booked by the area's leading promoters. All venues involved will have top-knotch sound, production and presentation - a striking difference from many conferences!

National acts are being added to the lineup daily. Acts confirmed include:



ATMOSPHERE

AMBULANCE LTD

WORLD LEADER PRETEND

JOHN VANDERSLICE

PORTASTATIC (feat. Mac from Superchunk)

THE NATIONAL

DETROIT COBRAS

ANBERLIN

FENIX TX

ALLISTER

WILL HOGE

GRAND BUFFET

MOCK ORANGE

WHOLE WHEAT BREAD

and many more to come.



The festival strives to be the perfect mix of underground excitement and mainstream appeal. The fest plans to include artists of all genres so long as itÂ’s good. The emerging sounds showcased will include rock, indie, punk, acoustic, underground hip-hop, electro, hardcore and more.

ANTI POP is also an alternative to the outdated traditional music conference model. The panels will be more educational than your typical "how to get signed" and "demo reviews" most conferences hype.



Confirmed Industry Panelists include:

Robert Reynolds (manager, The Killers / attorney, Louis XIV)

Christian Bernhardt (owner, Kork Agency)

Jason Cook (Rhymesayers Entertainment)