MUSEXPO 2008 Artist Showcases

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MUSEXPO is an unprecedented opportunity to showcase your band in front of an exclusive group of high-level international music and media professionals. This group will include label presidents, A&R and publishing executives, programmers from the worlds most influential and artist-friendly radio stations, film/TV and interactive music supervisors, talent bookers/promoters as well as press and new media executives.

Official MUSEXPO showcases will be held on April 27th – April 30th, 2008 at the legendary House of Blues on the Sunset Strip, which is just across the street from the host conference hotel.

All requests go through a rigorous selection process. A very limited number of artists - approximately 30 – will be selected to perform at this exclusive event. There will be only alternating showcases with none overlapping the other to ensure maximum impact and visibility for every showcasing artist. The selection process will be undertaken by the globally respected artist discovery and development firm A&R Worldwide and MUSEXPO staff members. All accepted acts will be informed of their status by early-February 2007.

Online submissions may be made exclusively through Sonicbids. Genres preferred include Rock, Alternative, Pop, Hip-Hop and Singer-Songwriter.

Artists who have showcased at MUSEXPO since its inception back in 2005 that have gone on to secure recording, publishing, management and music placement contracts include: Soshy (Sony Music Int’l), Evermore (Sire Records/Warner Music), The Dares (Jive Records), Pilot Speed (Wind-Up), Goldenhorse (FKP Scorpio, Germany), Bloodpit (SonyBMG, Germany), Shifter (Boo! Management –Hillary Duff) and The Infadels (Pontiac commercial in Canada), Andrew Paul Woodworth (Rodeostar, Germany) to name a few. In addition, US and international major label buzz artists such as A Fine Frenzy, Laura Izibor, Embrace, Teddybears and others have showcased at MUSEXPO.

Event sponsors have included Napster, PLAYiNDIES, Electronic Arts, Yahoo! Music,, International Music Feed, Instant Live, British Phonographic Industry, MUSICIP, Nokia, Starbucks Entertainment, BetaRecords, West Hollywood Convention & Visitors Bureau, The Recording Academy, Mediabase 24/7, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, Mediaguide, Summit Transportation, Swing House Studios, The Music Business Registry, Radio & Records, Paige Poulos Communications, Music Managers Forum, Music Export Finland, MIDEM, Billboard, POPKOMM, Queensland Government, Government of Canada, Canadian Music Week, NARIP, themusicnetwork, Coogee Imports, Toohey’s New and Three Olives Vodka.