2007 Florida Music Festival

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Celebrating its 6th year as the largest music networking event in the southeast, the 2007 Florida Music Festival is set to break records again, with more than 200 industry, 250 bands, artists, DJs and over 25,000 music fans expected in attendance. There are 30 performance slots reserved for Sonicbids members. FMF is held each spring at 15 sold out, state of the art indoor/outdoor venues over four days of the sunshine, rooftop parties, and rocking the streets of Downtown Orlando. This year's FMF will be held May 16-19th, 2007. The Florida Music Festival offers submitted artists the unique opportunity to for a specified number to attend the conferences and showcases free of charge, whether they are performing or just networking. They will also have the chance to perform on sold out stages from 500 capacity indoors, to 5000 capacity outdoors with bands like Less Than Jake, Third Eye Blind, Buckcherry, Early November, Academy Is, Everclear, Lit, Mofro and many more.

Some of last yearÂ’s signings included Big 10-4 (Universal) The Mile After (Drive-Thru/Rushmore), Radio (Interscope), Between The Trees
(Sony) all signing shortly after their FMF showcases. The music industry saturates the event with last year's attendees including names like Matt Pinfield(VH1), Ron Burman(Roadrunner/Nickelback), Steve Tramposch(Virgin/Red Jumpsuit Apparatus), John Janick(Fueled By Ramen/Panic! At The Disco/Fallout Boy), Richard Reines (President/ Drive Thru) as well as reps from Capitol, Atlantic, Epic, CAA, WMA, ASCAP, BMI, Purevolume and XM Unsigned to name just a few.

2006 also witnessed the 2nd annual Indie Film Jam at the Florida Music Festival, which features shorts and music videos. FMF2007 now welcomes the world of interactive gaming and digital media with Midway Games, EA Sports and Tiburon offering consultation on the licensing and song placement aspects of the industry, as well as the creative development of the games and their artists. PureVolume comes on board as the official web sponsor of FMF2007 and will attend the seminars and divulge the opportunities that web marketing affords the indie artist.

FMF is excited to announce a unique partnership with the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival and Iceland Air. Throughout the FMF weekend artists can register for a trip and showcase at the Iceland Airwaves Festival. Another major partner is Gibson guitars with artists able to register to win a Gibson Les Paul Goldtop.

FMF 2007 submissions are open to all genres including acoustic, alternative, hard rock, pop, electronic and urban/hip-hop.

"This is one of my favorite festivals to attend. I can't wait for this year's event."

- Steve Tramposch (Virgin/ Red Jumpsuit Apparatus)

"One of the best conferences on the calendar."

- Steve Robertson (Atlantic/ Shindeown/Paramore)

Please note: Selected artists will receive a laminate for each band member to attend the conferences for both days. Artists that have submitted but are not selected to showcase will receive 1 laminate (for 1 person) that grants admission to all panels.