Music Marketing Meetup: Media Relations for Musicians: at Alberta Rose Theatre

Alberta Rose Theatre3000 NE Alberta St. PortlandOR97211

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 2pm show
all ages
In an effort to establish an educational conversation amongst musicians, Vortex, Mogo Music Festival and J-Fell Presents are hosting a panel on how to deal with the media featuring local experts Sierra Haager (co-founder of Public Display PR), Casey Jarman (ex-Willamette Week music editor, freelance writer, current Marketing Director for Mississippi Studios), and Chris Hnat (publicist at Grandstand Media & Management), which will be moderated by Chris Young (founder of Vortex), all aimed at shedding some light on media relations and how to get press. The event is free and runs from 2 to 4:30pm. Plus, you'll also be able to score copies of Vortex's newest mag! RSVP using the Get Tickets link below.

Want to school yourself before the meetup?

Vortex, J-Fell Presents and Mogo Music Festival have organized several past music marketing meetups and here are some tips from those panels on:

▶ How to sell out your next show
▶ Why you should not go dark on social media between shows
How to book gigs
Record labels 101: Listen below to learn more about what local labels do

Have questions for our panel that you'd like answered? Featuring Sierra Haager of Public Display PR (and also a member of Bed.), Casey Jarman (ex-Willamette Week music editor, freelance writer and author, current marketing director for Mississippi Studios), and Chris Hnat of Grandstand Media (who works with numerous local artists as well as businesses and festivals like Tender Loving Empire, Pickathon and Dirtnap Records), feel free to leave our panelists questions in the comments below or on our Facebook event page.

Plus, our experts will also be joining The Future of What for a round-table discussion in advance of the panel, which you can hear on on Friday, October 21 at 1pm at 107.1 FM and 91.1 FM—or subscribe on iTunes.

See you on Sunday, October 23 at the Alberta Rose Theatre!

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