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Spring is in the air and Rachael's currently on tour in the South working the fishnets and sundresses, as we write. SXSW is just around the corner, and for those of you who'll be attending, we can't wait to see you on March 21st in Austin, at MPressFest SXSW 2009! So, we'll begin with the scoop on that particular shindig, and several other scintillating news items are detailed below...
xoxoxo & crocuses,
- SXSW: RACHAEL PERFORMS 3/21 WITH SETH GLIER, MELISSA FERRICK, SARAH BORGES & MORE!
- RACHAEL TO SPEAK ON "ARTIST AS ENTREPRENEUR" PANEL AT SXSW, 3/18
- BILLBOARD SONGWRITING CONTEST NAMES RACHAEL WINNER IN "DANCE" CATEGORY
- NEW REVIEWS FOR "NEW ARRIVALS VOL. 3: ARTISTS FOR EATING DISORDERS AWARENESS"
- SOUTHERN SPRING TOUR DATES & BEYOND...
1. MPRESSFEST SXSW 2009: RACHAEL PERFORMS 3/21 AT SOHO LOUNGE
MPressFest returns to Austin with our annual SXSW day party, once again at SOHO Lounge on 6th Street, Saturday March 21st from 12-5pm. Rachael performs at exactly 3:45pm, so don't be late or you'll miss her! Here's the full lineup for the day:
Amy Speace & The Tearjerks
Rachael Sage & The Sequins
Sarah Borges & the Broken Singles
With free food, giveaways and seven fantastic artists performing, it's gonna be one heck of a party - so don't miss it! Check out the e-card, and to RSVP email: email@example.com.
2. RACHAEL INVITED TO SPEAK ON PANEL AT SXSW, 3/18
Rachael will be participating in the "Artist As Entrepreneur" panel at SXSW, moderated by Sonicbids founder Panos Panay. The panel will also feature such music-biz entrepreneurs as Derek Sivers (Founder, CDBaby), Jeff Price (TuneCore), and Adam Lewis (Planetary Group). If you're attending, we hope you'll swing by what's sure to be a very interesting kibitz! Wednesday, 3/18, 1:30 - 2:45 pm. Location: Room 18ABC, Austin Convention Center
3. "ANGEL IN MY VIEW" NAMED WINNER IN BILLBOARD SONGWRITING CONTEST
Rachael has been named a winner in the Dance Category of the 16th Annual Billboard World Song Contest. Her song “Angel In My View” was remixed by the talented producer/remixer Lior Magal, and will appear on her forthcoming remix EP, "FREEMIXED: Vol. 1".
4. NEW REVIEWS FOR "NEW ARRIVALS: VOL 3", MPRESS RECORDS' LATEST CHARITY COMPILATION
February was Eating Disorders Awareness month, and we hope some of you took the opportunity to purchase a copy of "NAV3" - our latest charity compilation which supports National Eating Disorders Association. And if you're still on the fence about whether to plop down $10 for over a dozen of the most amazing indie artists we've ever heard, you can check out some of these recent reviews to see what the critics have to say:
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5. "CHANDELIER" SPRING TOUR CONTINUES! (For updates, visit Rachael's website)
Fri. Mar. 13 • House Concert – 7:00 pm
RSVP required; call (336) 681-0109 or email the host to reserve
Sat. Mar. 15 • The End – 9:00 pm
...w/ Keri Noble! (Rachael's set at 10:45 pm)
2219 Elliston Place; (615) 321-4457
Mon. Mar. 16 • Southgate House – 8:00 pm
...w/ Keri Noble!
24 E. Third St.; 859-431-2201
Sat. Mar. 21 • MPressFest @ SXSW 2009
Soho Lounge - 12-5:30pm (Rachael's set at 3:45 pm)
217 E 6th St.; 512-236-1705
Wed. Apr 1 • Clarion University Venango Campus — 7:00 pm
Robert W. Rhoades Center, 1801 West First St.; 814-676-6591
Oil City, PA
Thu. Apr 2 • Frostburg State University — 2:00 pm
Lane University Center; 301-687-4000
Fri. Apr 10 • North Star Music Cafe — 8:00 pm
225 Congress St.; 207-699-2994
Tue. Apr 14 • Iron Horse Music Hall — 7:00pm
20 Center St.; 413-584-0610
Wed. Apr 15 • Cafe Nine — 9:00 pm
250 State St.; (203) 789-8281
New Haven, CT
Thu. Apr 16 • Langdon Street Cafe — 8:00 pm
4 Langdon St.; 802-223-8667
Fri. Apr 17 • Rockwood Music Hall — 8:00 pm
w/Seth Glier @ 7:00
196 Allen St.; 212-477-4155
New York, NY
Sat. Apr 18 • Cyber Cafe West — 9:00 pm
176 Main St.; 607-723-2456
Sun. Apr 19 • Felicia's Atomic Lounge — 7:00 pm
508 W. State St.; 607-273-2219
Tue. Apr 21 • Club Cafe — 7:00 pm
56-58 South 12th St.; 412-431-4950
Sat. May 2 • Morrison Center for the Performing Arts — 8:00 pm
2201 Cesar Chavez Lane; 208-426-4020
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