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The 20th Annual Cutting Edge CE in New Orleans | Sept. 26th-30th, 2012

170 bands selected for NewWorks Showcase at 20th Annual Cutting Edge music business conference in New Orleans


NEW
ORLEANS – The 20th Annual Cutting Edge CE (formerly Music Business
Conference) announces the list of selected artists for NewWorks
Showcases at its annual conference held in New Orleans at the Historic
Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Avenue in the heart of New Orleans’
Downtown Development District from September 26 -30, 2012.

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The 4th Annual Pink and Black Tie Gala | May 17th, 2012

American Cancer Society’s Fourth Annual Pink & Black Tie Gala To Celebrate  Honorees “Made In Brooklyn” on
May 17, 2012



Celebrity Hosts Stacy London, Cat Greenleaf and Chuck Nice Return to Raise Awareness in the Fight Against Cancer

BROOKLYN, NY – March 6, 2012 – The American Cancer Society today announced that its Pink & Black Tie Gala will return for a fourth year to Stage 6 at Steiner Studios on May 17, 2012.  One of the leading charitable events of the year in Brooklyn, more than 450 attendees are expected, including corporate sponsors, business, healthcare and social leaders, and supporting celebrities. To continue, please click “MORE”!

The 2012 NAMM Show Opens TODAY in Anaheim | Jan 19th-22nd, 2012

2012 NAMM Show Opens In Anaheim

Carlsbad, CA, January 19, 2012—The NAMM Show, one of the largest music products trade shows in the world hosted by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), opened today at the Anaheim Convention Center, welcoming an expected crowd of 90,000 musical instrument manufacturers, retailers, associates and their invited guests from all over the world to the industry’s annual gathering. To continue, please click “MORE”!

The 2012 NAMM Show Opens TODAY in Anaheim | Jan 19th-22nd, 2012

2012 NAMM Show Opens In Anaheim

Carlsbad, CA, January 19, 2012—The NAMM Show, one of the largest music products trade shows in the world hosted by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), opened today at the Anaheim Convention Center, welcoming an expected crowd of 90,000 musical instrument manufacturers, retailers, associates and their invited guests from all over the world to the industry’s annual gathering. To continue, please click “MORE”!

The 2012 NAMM Show Opens TODAY in Anaheim | Jan 19th-22nd, 2012

2012 NAMM Show Opens In Anaheim

Carlsbad, CA, January 19, 2012—The NAMM Show, one of the largest music products trade shows in the world hosted by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), opened today at the Anaheim Convention Center, welcoming an expected crowd of 90,000 musical instrument manufacturers, retailers, associates and their invited guests from all over the world to the industry’s annual gathering. To continue, please click “MORE”!

ESSENCE Music Festival Presents “ESSENCE Empowerment Experience” | July 1st-3rd, 2011

2011 ESSENCE Music Festival Presents the “ESSENCE Empowerment Experience”

 

THREE-DAY FREE “WEEKEND OF
TRANSFORMATION” FEATURES ALL-STAR MEDIA LINE-UP: STEVE HARVEY WILL HOST A
LIVE VERSION OF “FAMILY FEUD”!

APPEARANCES BY IYANLA VANZANT AND TERRY MCMILLAN: CONVERSATIONS WITH CNN’S SOLEDAD O’BRIEN

PLUS A ROUSING GOSPEL TRIBUTE TO SUPERSTARS CECE WINANS AND MARVIN SAPP

NEW YORK, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — ESSENCE is excited to announce the new 2011 ESSENCE Empowerment Experience taking place July 1-3 in New Orleans at the 17th annual ESSENCE Music Festival.
 As the largest annual African-American event in the world, the ESSENCE
Empowerment Experience promises to deliver compelling conversations
featuring artists, experts and speakers all under one roof at the Ernest
N. Morial Convention Center. This three-day extravaganza is being
billed as “A Weekend of Transformation.”

Kicking off on Friday (July 1st), the ESSENCE Empowerment Experience, sponsored by My Black is Beautiful, will offer a themed day of “Transforming Your Life” with appearances by Steve Harvey and Iyanla Vanzant, as well as an opportunity for attendees to meet the producers and audition for a chance to appear on “Family Feud” hosted by Steve Harvey.  In addition, author Terry McMillan will present an exclusive “book club” experience with up-and-coming authors. On Saturday (July 2nd), ESSENCE will be “Transforming Your Community” through conversations with Rev. Al Sharpton, Soledad O’Brien and Terry McMillan, as well as a panel discussion entitled, “America I Am” featuring: Tavis Smiley, Dr. Cornel West, Iyanla Vanzant, Tom Burrell and Jeff Henderson. In
addition, a panel discussing the portrayal of women in the media will
feature the leading women of reality television including: NeNe Leakes, Cynthia Bailey, Shaunie O’Neal, Evelyn Lozada and Tami Roman. Rounding up the weekend on Sunday (July 3rd), ESSENCE and Verizon will present a day of praise and worship during an “All-Star Gospel Salute to CeCe Winans and Marvin Sappfeaturing Bishop Lester Love, Kierra Sheard, Deitrick Haddon and Dr. Juanita Bynum.

“The Empowerment Experience is what truly separates ESSENCE from other music festivals,” says Michelle Ebanks,
President, Essence Communications Inc. “Our audience has the rare
opportunity to have their voices heard – by engaging with some of our
most influential thinkers and leaders, who are shaping conversations
around the issues that matter most to our community.” To continue, please click “MORE”!

ESSENCE Music Festival Presents “ESSENCE Empowerment Experience” | July 1st-3rd, 2011

2011 ESSENCE Music Festival Presents the “ESSENCE Empowerment Experience”

 

THREE-DAY FREE “WEEKEND OF
TRANSFORMATION” FEATURES ALL-STAR MEDIA LINE-UP: STEVE HARVEY WILL HOST A
LIVE VERSION OF “FAMILY FEUD”!

APPEARANCES BY IYANLA VANZANT AND TERRY MCMILLAN: CONVERSATIONS WITH CNN’S SOLEDAD O’BRIEN

PLUS A ROUSING GOSPEL TRIBUTE TO SUPERSTARS CECE WINANS AND MARVIN SAPP

NEW YORK, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — ESSENCE is excited to announce the new 2011 ESSENCE Empowerment Experience taking place July 1-3 in New Orleans at the 17th annual ESSENCE Music Festival.
 As the largest annual African-American event in the world, the ESSENCE
Empowerment Experience promises to deliver compelling conversations
featuring artists, experts and speakers all under one roof at the Ernest
N. Morial Convention Center. This three-day extravaganza is being
billed as “A Weekend of Transformation.”

Kicking off on Friday (July 1st), the ESSENCE Empowerment Experience, sponsored by My Black is Beautiful, will offer a themed day of “Transforming Your Life” with appearances by Steve Harvey and Iyanla Vanzant, as well as an opportunity for attendees to meet the producers and audition for a chance to appear on “Family Feud” hosted by Steve Harvey.  In addition, author Terry McMillan will present an exclusive “book club” experience with up-and-coming authors. On Saturday (July 2nd), ESSENCE will be “Transforming Your Community” through conversations with Rev. Al Sharpton, Soledad O’Brien and Terry McMillan, as well as a panel discussion entitled, “America I Am” featuring: Tavis Smiley, Dr. Cornel West, Iyanla Vanzant, Tom Burrell and Jeff Henderson. In
addition, a panel discussing the portrayal of women in the media will
feature the leading women of reality television including: NeNe Leakes, Cynthia Bailey, Shaunie O’Neal, Evelyn Lozada and Tami Roman. Rounding up the weekend on Sunday (July 3rd), ESSENCE and Verizon will present a day of praise and worship during an “All-Star Gospel Salute to CeCe Winans and Marvin Sappfeaturing Bishop Lester Love, Kierra Sheard, Deitrick Haddon and Dr. Juanita Bynum.

“The Empowerment Experience is what truly separates ESSENCE from other music festivals,” says Michelle Ebanks,
President, Essence Communications Inc. “Our audience has the rare
opportunity to have their voices heard – by engaging with some of our
most influential thinkers and leaders, who are shaping conversations
around the issues that matter most to our community.” To continue, please click “MORE”!

ESSENCE Music Festival Presents “ESSENCE Empowerment Experience” | July 1st-3rd, 2011

2011 ESSENCE Music Festival Presents the “ESSENCE Empowerment Experience”

 

THREE-DAY FREE “WEEKEND OF
TRANSFORMATION” FEATURES ALL-STAR MEDIA LINE-UP: STEVE HARVEY WILL HOST A
LIVE VERSION OF “FAMILY FEUD”!

APPEARANCES BY IYANLA VANZANT AND TERRY MCMILLAN: CONVERSATIONS WITH CNN’S SOLEDAD O’BRIEN

PLUS A ROUSING GOSPEL TRIBUTE TO SUPERSTARS CECE WINANS AND MARVIN SAPP

NEW YORK, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — ESSENCE is excited to announce the new 2011 ESSENCE Empowerment Experience taking place July 1-3 in New Orleans at the 17th annual ESSENCE Music Festival.
 As the largest annual African-American event in the world, the ESSENCE
Empowerment Experience promises to deliver compelling conversations
featuring artists, experts and speakers all under one roof at the Ernest
N. Morial Convention Center. This three-day extravaganza is being
billed as “A Weekend of Transformation.”

Kicking off on Friday (July 1st), the ESSENCE Empowerment Experience, sponsored by My Black is Beautiful, will offer a themed day of “Transforming Your Life” with appearances by Steve Harvey and Iyanla Vanzant, as well as an opportunity for attendees to meet the producers and audition for a chance to appear on “Family Feud” hosted by Steve Harvey.  In addition, author Terry McMillan will present an exclusive “book club” experience with up-and-coming authors. On Saturday (July 2nd), ESSENCE will be “Transforming Your Community” through conversations with Rev. Al Sharpton, Soledad O’Brien and Terry McMillan, as well as a panel discussion entitled, “America I Am” featuring: Tavis Smiley, Dr. Cornel West, Iyanla Vanzant, Tom Burrell and Jeff Henderson. In
addition, a panel discussing the portrayal of women in the media will
feature the leading women of reality television including: NeNe Leakes, Cynthia Bailey, Shaunie O’Neal, Evelyn Lozada and Tami Roman. Rounding up the weekend on Sunday (July 3rd), ESSENCE and Verizon will present a day of praise and worship during an “All-Star Gospel Salute to CeCe Winans and Marvin Sappfeaturing Bishop Lester Love, Kierra Sheard, Deitrick Haddon and Dr. Juanita Bynum.

“The Empowerment Experience is what truly separates ESSENCE from other music festivals,” says Michelle Ebanks,
President, Essence Communications Inc. “Our audience has the rare
opportunity to have their voices heard – by engaging with some of our
most influential thinkers and leaders, who are shaping conversations
around the issues that matter most to our community.” To continue, please click “MORE”!

DIY Music & New Media Event | April 19th-21st, 2011

London’s Premier DIY Music and New Media Event


19-21 April 2011

London’s premier DIY Music & New Media event, created by music professionals for music professionals, MusicConnex is the missing link in DIY Artists’ careers. The 3 day conference from Tuesday 19th – Thursday 21st April 2011, is designed to facilitate and promote social networking, informative discussion and inspiration amongst emerging and established music acts and new media. Embracing how the digital revolution has forever changed how we consume music, providing alternative routes to market, MusicConnex bridges the gap between innovative Acts looking to establish a career in the music industry, and the sophisticated tools with which to achieve this. A wealth of inspiring senior industry professionals will congregate in the heart of the UK this April to converse, advise and illustrate how to gain cut through and make it in the music industry. To continue, please click “MORE”!

The International Music Festival Conference in Las Vegas | Dec. 5th – 7th, 2010

by International Music Festival Conference Announces IMFCON Showcase The International Music Festival Conference announced today their inaugural IMFCON showcase presented by Harmony Festival and Skyline Music. The showcase will take place Monday, December 6th at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. International Music Festival Conference New York, NY (Vocus/PRWE December …

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