MPress Records & Rockwood Music Hall Present
MPressFest CMJ 2011 Official Showcase
Friday, October 21st 2-5PM @ Rockwood Music Hall
New York, NY – MPress Records, NYC-based independent record label, has just confirmed the lineup for their annual showcase event at this year’s CMJ Music Marathon. The event will take place at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City on Friday, October 21st at 2:00 PM, and will feature an exceptional lineup including Avi Wisnia, Seth Glier, Alex Wong, Rachael Sage & Laura Warshauer. This event is open to the public, entry is free and CMJ Badge holders will receive a FREE drink ticket.
MPress’ 5th annual MPressFest CMJ features artists from the label’s compilation series New Arrivals. Launched in 2006, the New Arrivals charity compilation series highlights established and rising indie artists and each benefits a charity – Volume 1 benefited Gulf Coast Hurricane Relief, Volume 2 benefited World Hunger Year, and Volume 3 benefited NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association).
New Arrivals Volume 4 (June 2011) benefits The National Network For Youth and includes tracks from artists on this year’s CMJ event lineup. The schedule features MPress flagship artist and three-time Independent Music Award winner Rachael Sage; label-mate and Independent Music Award winner Seth Glier, whose music video was recently featured in USA TODAY; Philadelphia based bossa-nova singer-songwriter and pianist Avi Wisnia; Brooklyn indie darling and half of the duo The Paper Raincoat, producer & performer Alex Wong; and 2010 BMI & the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame’s first ever Holly Prize recipient Laura Warshauer.
Featuring Avi Wisnia, Seth Glier, Alex Wong,
Rachael Sage & Laura Warshauer
5th Annual MPressFest CMJ 2011 Official Showcase
Friday, October 21, 2011 from 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Rockwood Music Hall | www.rockwoodmusichall.com
196 Allen St. New York, NY 212-477-4155
21+ Free & open to the public, CMJ badge holders receive free drink.