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Wednesday June 30, 2004  -  KFOG Local Music, Gibson Guitar Give Away and Aug. 12th Music and Film Night
  • KFOG tomorrow, Wednesday@ 8 a.m.kicks off local music month!
  • Songwriter101.com is giving away a Gibson Guitar- enter to win!
  • "What Not To Wear Airs" July 16
  • Save the Date: August 12th: Music Manager Summit and DIY Film Fest in San Francisco
  • More...

KFOG tomorrow, Wednesday@ 8 a.m. kicks off local music month!

I'll be appearing on KFOG, 104.5 FM tomorrow morning to help them kick off July as their local music month. The month will feature a local artist compilation CD for sale and lots of activities spotlighting local bands. Check out KFOG for more details.

Songwriter101.com is giving away a Gibson Guitar- enter to win!

Songwriter101, the new website that focuses on the business side of songwriting (and features my Nadine Sez column), is giving away a Gibson Songwriter Deluxe Guitar. One lucky winner will be randomly selected on July 23, 2004.

The Songwriter Deluxe, part of Gibson’s Hummingbird Square Shoulder acoustic/electric series, offers superior performance and has a list price of over $2,300. To enter, click the link to fill out an online sweepstakes form. Hurry – the deadline for entries is July 12, 2004. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 years of age or older as of the date of your entry. Only one entry per person. Entries must be received by July 12, 2004.

"What Not To Wear Airs" July 16

The infamous "What Not To Wear Episode" with local artist Megan Slankard and yours truly as the "commentator" will air on Friday, July 16th on the TLC Channel. The show is repeated throughout the weekend.

Save the Date: August 12th: Music Manager Summit and DIY Film Fest in San Francisco

Nadine Condon Presents: Nadine’s Music Manager Summit and DIY Film Fest

  • Music: Live One-On-One Interviews With Successful Rock Band Managers.
  • Film: Watch DIY Films and learn about DIY Film Making

I will present another of my trademark events on Thursday, August 12th at Studio Z on Eleventh Street at Folsom, in San Francisco. “Nadine’s Music Manager Summit and DIY Film Fest” will feature concurrent music and film activities in separate rooms at Studio Z gallery and performance space.

On the music side, I'll interview successful rock band managers about how they chose a band to manage, how they sold 10,000 + records (up to millions) , how they got record deals, how they got on tours and indie vs. major label strategies. Joining me will be Robert Hayes ( Smashmouth, t.A.T.u.), Jordan Kurland (Matt Nathansan, Creeper Lagoon) and the legendary Carter (the Low Millions, Paula Cole, the eels). This is a diverse group with lots of different industry experience and success. I'll be chatting with them individually in my faux living room on stage, so we can really get down to brass tacks and you can see what strategies actually work, and why. You know me-- No B.S.-- Real World Music Business, just like in my book.

On the film side, my friend Bruce Haring, noted author and DIY founder, will present DIY Film Festival films and moderate a panel on DIY Film Making. Indie and major film strategies will be debated, including financing and distribution. As you all know by now, DIY means Do It Yourself , an increasingly attractive option in the marketplace today, for many artists. Bruce always puts together a stellar panel of pros and this is an offshoot of his DIY Convention for music, film and books.

Tickets are $10 in advance. Doors at 7 pm, both programs start at 7:30 p.m. Full bar, 21 and over only. Contact us: Nadine @nadinecondon.com or Bruce@diyconvention.com. More to come... See you there

Small Favor...

If you have read my book Hot Hits, Cheap Demos Hits , kindly consider posting a small review on amazon.com. Just like posting reviews on your music website, reviews on amazon.com helps me sell my books. Every week I receive emails from musicians thanking me for my book. It is both exhilarating and gratifying. Thank you for this consideration.

Happy All-American Fourth of July

No matter what our personal politics, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our heritage, honor each other, and revel in the opportunities and blessings we have as Americans. God bless America. May we always live up to our highest personal standards.

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