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Rachael Sage

Shalom, sparkling snowflakes –

Belated Happy New Year, & may 2010 be your most inspired, glittery & fabulous year yet! We already have tons of news for you since our last newsletter, including an unlikely online feature with Rachael & Beyonce, a new article in Keyboard Magazine, new tour dates & more. Details below, & enjoy your New Year's afterglow!

xoxoxo & L'Chaim,
Team MPress

  1. REALITY CHECK: RACHAEL FEATURED THIS MONTH ON AOL WITH BEYONCÉ
  2. MTV's "TAKING THE STAGE" AIRS RACHAEL'S MUSIC IN SEASON PREMIERE...
  3. SIGN UP ON OURSTAGE.COM TO HELP RACHAEL EARN SLOT ON LILITH FAIR 2010!
  4. MPRESSFEST SXSW 2010: RACHAEL, SETH GLIER, THE PAPER RAINCOAT & MORE
  5. KEYBOARD MAGAZINE FEATURES RACHAEL THIS MONTH IN "QUICK TIPS" COLUMN
  6. RACHAEL & THE MPRESS TEAM AT FOLK ALLIANCE CONFERENCE 2010
  7. MPRESS RECORDS ATTENDS MIDEM 2010: SEEKING LICENSING/TOURING OPPORTUNITIES
  8. SPRING/SUMMER SHOWS ADDED & MORE IN THE WORKS (SIGN UP FOR THE STREET TEAM!)

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1. AOL FEATURES RACHAEL FOR MONTH OF JANUARY ON MUSIC MAIN PAGE

Visitors to AOL Music’s main page this month will see Rachael’s photo as one of the featured artists! Click on the photo to go to her OurStage profile. OurStage has also featured the “Vertigo” video in their Honor Roll blog, “Videos You Don’t Want To Miss”. Woohoo!

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2. MTV's "TAKING THE STAGE" AIRS RACHAEL'S MUSIC IN SEASON PREMIERE!

Taking The StageMTV's reality show "Taking The Stage" features Rachael's song "Frost" in their season premiere, currently airing. The episode - shot at Cincinnati's School for Creative and Performing Arts - shows dancer Emily Silber auditioning for the prestigious school, with Rachael's ballad as her dance accompaniment. Watch the segment featuring Rachael's song! (starting at 5:55)

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3. HELP RACHAEL EARN A SLOT ON LILITH FAIR 2010!

Lilith FairOurStage.com is hosting a contest for indie artists to win a spot at Lilith Fair. Now would be a good time to register on OurStage, if you haven’t already - and please stay tuned for info on how you can help Rachael win! Specific details will be in next month's newsletter...
 


4. MPRESS 2010 SXSW SHOWCASE CONFIRMED & PARTIAL LINEUP ANNOUNCED

MPressFest at SXSWMPressFest SXSW will once again take place at the SOHO Lounge in Austin, TX - yeehaw! Our event will take place on Sat., March 20th, and will feature performances by Seth Glier, The Paper Raincoat, Katie Costello, Rachael Sage & The Sequins and more artists, to be announced very soon. Hope to see some of y'all there :)

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5. RACHAEL FEATURED IN THIS MONTH'S ISSUE OF KEYBOARD MAGAZINE

KeyboardLook for Rachael in the January print issue of Keyboard, in the "Quick Tips" column, where Rachael discusses songwriting, running an indie label and more. (Check out the feature now on Keyboard's website!)
 

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6. HEADING TO THE FOLK ALLIANCE CONFERENCE 2010 IN FEBRUARY? SO ARE WE!

Folk AllianceMPress Records is returning to Memphis next month for one of our favorite music events of the year, the International Folk Alliance Conference. The conference takes place February 17-21, and once again Rachael will be attending and performing up a (sparkly) storm in our own MPress Room, as well as in a handful of other showcase rooms on-site. To view her full performance schedule, click HERE.

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7. MPRESS RECORDS & RACHAEL SAGE AT MIDEM 2010 - CONNECT WITH US!

MIDEMOui, Oui! MPress will once again be attending the MIDEM Conference in Cannes, January 23-27. Our 14-album catalog is available for international licensing and placement, and we'll also be pursuing opportunities for our artists to tour internationally. To learn more or to set up a meeting, please contact: licensing@mpressrecords.com. (You can also reach us by leaving a message at booth R36.18 during the conference).

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8. RACHAEL'S SPRING/SUMMER TOUR DATES & HOW YOU CAN HELP SPREAD THE WORD

Booking for Rachael's Spring Tour is well underway - yay! Along those lines, we're seeking folks who'd like to help spread the word about local shows as well as her forthcoming album, "Delancey Street". In exchange for your fabulous mensch-ness, you'll get special access to shows, meet & greets and even the occasional limited-edition tchatchke. Intrigued? Email streetteam@rachaelsage.com. And if you don't see your town yet on Rachael's performance schedule below, by all means, kvetch to us and we'll do our best to hook it up :)

Feb. 15 • New York Songwriter's Circle, 8:00 pm • New York, NY
Feb. 17-21 • Folk Alliance Conference (view Rachael's full schedule) • Memphis, TN
Mar. 20 • SXSW (MPressFest Official Day Party) • Austin, TX
Apr. 2 • Café Nine, 8:00 pm (w/ Seth Glier!) • New Haven, CT
Apr. 6 • Club Passim, 8:00 pm (w/ Seth Glier!) • Cambridge, MA
Apr. 7 • Eddie's Attic, 8:00 pm (w/ Danielle Howle!) • Decatur, GA
Apr. 8 • The Evening Muse, 8:00 pm (w/ Danielle Howle!) • Charlotte, NC
Apr. 9 • Acoustic Seen, 8:00 pm (w/ Danielle Howle!) • Greenville, SC
Apr. 10 • WHQR Gallery, 7:30 pm (w/ Danielle Howle!) • Wilmington, NC
Apr. 11 • The White Mule, 8:00 pm (w/ Danielle Howle!) • Columbia, SC
Apr. 16 • Urban Element, 8:00 pm • Indianapolis, IN
Apr. 17 • Al's Bar, 10:30 pm • Lexington, KY
Apr. 23 • Cyber Cafe West, 9:00 pm • Binghamton, NY
Apr. 27 • Broward Center, 7:30 pm • Ft. Lauderdate, FL
May 9 • WXPN, 9:00pm • Philadelphia, PA
May 15 • The Psalm Salon, 8:00 pm • Philadelphia, PA
May 21 • Georgie's Bar, 10:00 pm • Asbury Park, NJ
May 29-31 • Virginia Women's Music Festival • Kents Store, VA
Jun. 12 • Milwaukee Pride, 6:15 pm • Milwaukee, WI
Jul. 10 • Bridger Folk Music Society, 7:30 pm • Logan, UT
Jul 11 • Magpie House Concerts, 7:30 pm • Salt Lake City, UT

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