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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,
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!
MTV'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)
OurStage.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...
MPressFest 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 :)
Look 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!)
MPress 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.
Oui, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. (You can also reach us by leaving a message at booth R36.18 during the conference).
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 email@example.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