KindieFest 2009

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  Booking 8 Sonicbids bands

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Stinkfest (STINK) is the world's first-ever family music conference that fully embraces today's market in all its diversity. Focusing exclusively on music for kids and families, STINK will help uncover the fastest-growing aspect of the music business: family entertainment.

STINK offers a unique opportunity for musicians to learn, grow and play together. Get on the inside track of this growing corner of the music industry and gain exposure to some of major players in the field including kids' promotion and media professionals and talent buyers.

Stinkfest will provide the chance for 9 artists to perform in front of over 100 influential decision-makers in family entertainment at the STINK music showcase. This is great exposure to the press, booking agents and more. Headliners include Ralph's World, Brady Rymer and School of Rock. Attendees include Mindy Thomas (Kids PLace LIve/XM), Beth Blenz-Clucas (Publicist), Kathy O’Connell (WXPN Kids Corner), Christopher Healy (Cookie Magazine), Tammy LaGorce (Amazon, NY Times), Warren Truitt (, Stefan Shepard (, Brian Swanson (Monterey Peninsula Artists), Daniel Brindley (Jammin Java), Christine Timm (Bowery Kids), Uncle Rock (Artist), Dan Zanes (Artist), Bryan Townsend (Pokey Pup), Veronica Villareal (Koch), Kate Hyman (Little Monster Records), Linda Simensky (PBS), Jennifer Oxley (Little Airplane Productions), Panos Panay (Sonicbids), and Kevin Salem (Little Monster Records).

In addition to the 9 performance slots, Stinkfest is putting together an official compilation CD to promote even more of the best in family entertainment. 8 Sonicbids artists will be selected for inclusion on this CD that will be distributed in all conference bags.

The ideal performer or group who will present a fresh take on family friendly music. Ideally this performer will have strong presence, a playful attitude and a stand out sound.