Sunset Sessions 2014 Carlsbad

Posted by:  Sunset Sessions  | When:  –  | Where: Carlsbad, California, USA

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Sunset Sessions is offering the chance to perform in front of a captive audience of top industry tastemakers of radio stations from across the country, music supervisors from MTV, VH1, Fox, commercials, ads, games, sports, etc, tv bookers, record companies, managers, publishers, and press. One showcase slot has been reserved with all performance fees waived for a Sonicbids artist. All other artists and labels (whether independent or major) contribute a $2000-$8500 performance fee for their spot, which goes to flying in all the radio and music supervisors for a guaranteed influential attendance.

The Sunset Sessions Events have hosted almost 600 artists during its 20 events over the last 17 years. A lucky Sonicbids artist will get a once in a lifetime opportunity to showcase for the people who can truly make a difference in their career. Performing at Sunset Sessions will give an artist the exposure that touring for years cannot give them! Artists who perform at Sunset Sessions have the opportunity to be interviewed, streamed, and broadcast by the various radio, internet, press, and media outlets who attend and cover the event each year such as The Recording Academy, Entertainment Tonight, NBC, and many others.

The 17th Annual Sunset Sessions Keynote Speaker will be Erik Logan who is the President of OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network and Harpo Studios with special guest Marc Geiger, head of music at William Morris. Confirmed bands already include: Ziggy Marley, John Butler Trio, Needtobreathe, Jeremy Messersmith, Porter Lori, Atlas Road Crew, Dalton Cyr, Aurora Barnes, Louis Goffin with many more to be announced!!

My experience at Sunset sessions was amazing. Michele Clark and her crew are the ambassadors of cool. They treat their performers great and as a performer you also get the opportunity to witness amazing acts. I was in the front row for Sia, Black Dub and k.d. lang. Such an amazing time! Also on a networking standpoint I left SS with a slew of new contacts. From music supervisors to radio personalities that came from all over. Through my first SS experience I started to get played on local San Diego radio along with an opportunity to open for Fitz and the Tantrums. SS is well worth the time and there's great food!! - Bushwalla, 2011's Sonicbids Winner, on about his experience at Sunset Sessions

"Sunset Sessions was an unbelievable experience. Not only did my band and I get the opportunity to play in front of some incredible industry professionals, but we also got to sit in on panels, do interviews with fantastic publications, talk with our fellow artists and see their performances. Everyone there has a true passion for music, which is what makes Sunset Sessions so unique. I feel truly blessed to be a part of the Sunset Sessions family!"

Recent attendees at the Sunset Sessions events included:

Daniel Glass - President fonder of Glassnote Records

Kevin Lyman Founder, Warped Tour

Alexandra Patsavas - founder of Chop Shop, music supervisor of Twilight, Grey's Anatomy and countless others

Bill Armstrong Co-Founder of SideOneDummy

Peter Katsis Manager and Partner at Prospect Park

Kevin Zinger Co-Founder, Suburban Noize Records and Regime Management

Danny Goldberg - Manager, President of GoldVE, former president of Atlantic Records, Warner Brother Records, Mercury Records, and discovered Nirvana

Livia Tortella formerly, Co-President and COO, Warner Brothers Records

Gene Rumsey formerly, President, Concord Music Group

Alumni Include: Stevie Nicks, Chris Isaak, Jimmy Cliff, Stephen Stills, Billy Corgan, The Black Keys, Richie Sambora, Jack Johnson, Fun. Lucinda Williams, Jewel, Wayne Coyne, Serj Tankian, Ryan Adams, Jewel, The Zac Brown Band, Melissa Etheridge, Unwritten Law, k.d. lang, Eve 6, Joss Stone, The Parlotones, Toots & the Maytals, Pete Yorn, Ziggy Marley, Everlast, Roseanne Cash, Everclear, The John Butler Trio, Five for Fighting, Third Eye Blind, Rick Springfield, P.O.D., John Waite, Ozomatli, Needtobreathe, Susanna Hoffs, Steve Earle, Francis Dunnery, John Eddie, and many, many more.

Check out more on Sunset Sessions:

What do Fun., Black Keys & Mraz Have in Common? I Entertainment Tonight

Stevie Nicks, Santana Ring in Sunset Sessions 2012 in Las Vegas I The Hollywood Reporter

Sunset Sessions CEO Michele Clark I Music Connection

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Terms And Conditions

The winning artist or band selected will receive 1 free performance spot at Sunset Sessions 2014. Hotel and air accommodations are NOT provided.