MUSEXPO 2010 Artist Showcases

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This is the LAST CHANCE to submit to MUSEXPO, an opportunity to showcase your band in front of an exclusive group of high-level international music and media professionals, including Steve Schnur (Worldwide Head of Music & Marketing, EA Games), Craig Kallman (Chairman/CEO, Atlantic Records Group), Alex Patasavas (Founder/Music Supervisor, Chop Shop Music, "Grey's Anatomy," "Chuck"), and many other film/TV/interactive music supervisors and talent bookers. MUSEXPO is only accepting submissions though Sonicbids. 25 artists will showcase at the legendary Viper Room and Whisky A Go-Go on the Sunset Strip. Past performers include A Fine Frenzy, Katy Perry and many more./n/nMUSEXPO 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 world’s 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 West Hollywood, California 2010 showcases will be held on April 25th – April 28th, 2010 at the legendary Viper Room and Whisky A Go-Go 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 25 – 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 2010.

MUSEXPO is only accepting submissions though Sonicbids. Genres preferred include Rock, Alternative, Pop, Hip-Hop and Singer-Songwriter.

This year's Musexpo speakers include:

  • Harvey Goldsmith: Founder, Harvey Goldsmith Presents
  • Steve Schnur: Worldwide Head of Music & Marketing, EA Games
  • Craig Kallman: Chairman/CEO, Atlantic Records Group
  • Ron Fair: Chairman, Geffen Records
  • Kevin Wall: Founder/CEO, Control Room & Live Earth
  • Big Jon Platt: President, N. American Creative, EMI Music Publishing
  • Alex Patsavas: Founder/Music Supervisor, Chop Shop Music ("Grey's Anatomy, Chuck & Rescue Me")
  • Jason Bentley: Music Director and Host "Morning Becomes Eclectic", KCRW
  • Korda Marshall: President, Infectious Records

    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) LMFAO (Interscope), The Temper Trap (Liberation - Infectious – Glassnote) to name a few. In addition, US and international major label buzz artists such as A Fine Frenzy, Laura Izibor, Embrace, Teddybears, Katy Perry, Meiko, Anya Marina, Datarock, Frankmusik, Hilltop Hoods and others have showcased at MUSEXPO.

    Event sponsors have included Napster, Electronic Arts, Yahoo! Music, Getty Images, International Music Feed, Instant Live, British Phonographic Industry, MUSICIP, Nokia, Starbucks Entertainment, BetaRecords, West Hollywood Convention & Visitors Bureau, The Recording Academy, Fontana Distribution, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Mediabase 24/7, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, PRS For Music, Mediaguide, Swing House Studios, The Music Business Registry, Radio & Records, Paige Poulos Communications, Music Managers Forum, Music Export Finland, MIDEM, Billboard, POPKOMM, The Great Escape, Liverpool Sound City, Queensland Government, Government of Canada, Canadian Music Week, NARIP, themusicnetwork, Budweiser, Red Bull and BORU Vodka.

    All selected showcase artists will need to have a management representative/s registered to attend MUSEXPO 2010 in order to be confirmed. Production and marketing costs are not included.