MOBfest 2009

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MOBfest, to be held in Chicago June 18-20, 2009, includes three days of showcases at some of Chicago's best venues in addition to a full day of industry panels and tons of networking/industry parties. By submitting to MOBfest, you will be considered for three opportunities, including:

  • MOBfest showcase slot - Selected bands will play a MOBfest Showcase
  • Demo Listening Panel- Selected Demos/CD will be listened to by a panel of A&R reps and industry execs
  • MOBfest Compilation CD with digital distribution and mechanical payouts - Selected songs will be featured on the 2009 MOBfest Compilation CD

    Two slots are reserved specifically for artists who submit before March 6.

    Giving bands from all over the country an opportunity to be exposed to a gathering of music industry executives and A&R reps from both coasts, MOBfest brings the music business elite to Chicago. In its 12th year of helping bands get noticed, MOBfest has a proven track record of helping to launch artists. Past Mobsters include: The Killers (Island Def/Jam), Disturbed (Giant Reprise), Rachael Yamagata (RCA), Absentstar (Columbia), Assassins (Arista), The Redwalls (Capitol) and Kill Hannah (Atlantic). MOBfest helps
    start the buzz or close the deal.

    MOBfest is more than just panels. Over 10,000 music fans attend MOBfest showcases in addition to the A&R, managers, agents, marketing, advertising people, etc.

    All artists who submit (whether they get a showcase slot or not) get full access to the music business panels held at the Metro/Smart bar on Saturday June 20th.

    Confirmed panelists for MOBfest 09 are still TBA but past panelists include:

    Heather Peggs - A&R: Capitol

    Ali Buttars - Seth Cassel A&R: One Haven

    Mollie Moore - A&R: Atlantic

    Michael Howe - A&R: Downtown

    Jason Jordan - A&R: Hollywood

    JW Johnson - A&R: Razor and Tie Publishing

    Holly Schomann - A&R: WB

    Brendon Mendoza - A&R: American

    Vince Quintero - Bunim Murray Productions

    Dan Silver - Riptide Music

    Daryl Berg - Fuel TV

    Peter Coquillard - Windswept Pub

    Lucia Chang - ICM

    Gary Reynolds - GMR Marketing

    Sarah Gallenberger - Banshee Music

    Don't miss your opportunity to get the right exposure.