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Rachael Sage

Le Chaim, magical maple leafs, & Happy Autumn :)

It's our very favorite season, when candy, costumes & colors all get their due...woohoo!! To celebrate this stunning time of year — as well as her Scorpio birthday — Rachael will be making a handful of hometown appearances including shows at Rockwood Music Hall and Joe's Pub. Read below for more details, & thanks as always for your splendiferous support!

xoxo & light,

Rachael & Team MPress

  1. RACHAEL TO PARTICIPATE ON CMJ PANEL THIS TUESDAY, OCT 18
  2. RACHAEL SAGE & THE SEQUINS @ MPRESSFEST CMJ SHOWCASE, FRIDAY, OCT 21
  3. TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR RACHAEL'S HEADLINE SHOW @ JOE'S PUB, NOV 2
  4. PLANNING FOR FOLK ALLIANCE 2012: RACHAEL & MPRESS ATTENDING...
  5. MPRESS-MATES MELISSA FERRICK & SETH GLIER: EXCITING NEWS & CHART DEBUTS!
  6. TOUR PLANNING FOR 10TH ALBUM "HAUNTED BY YOU" IN FULL SWING

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1. RACHAEL TO APPEAR ON "MUSICAL HATS" CMJ PANEL THIS WEEK

CMJ 2011On Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 12:30pm, Rachael will appear on an Offical CMJ 2011 Panel: "Musical Hats: Doing the Jobs of 50+ People All By Yourself?" Moderated by Jennifer Grassman of The Washington Times Group, the panel will focus on how artists can organize, prioritize and strategize their professional, social and family lives. Also joining Rachael on the panel will be:

Jeremy Peters, Director, Creative & Business Affairs, Ghostly International
Emily White, Artist Manager, WhiteSmith Entertainment
Molly Neuman, Lookout Records, Bratmobile, Simple Social, eMusic
KamranV, Founder, POP-AUT

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2. CATCH RACHAEL SAGE & THE SEQUINS' OFFICIAL CMJ SHOWCASE, 10/21

MPressFest CMJ 2011On Friday Oct. 21 at 3:30pm, Rachael and her band The Sequins will perform an official showcase as part of MPressFest CMJ 2011! Rachael's favorite intimate NYC venue, Rockwood Music Hall, is hosting the event, and sponsors include Zico Coconut Water, Sobieski Vodka, Blurt Magazine & Powderfinger Promotions! The whole event runs 2-5pm, and will also feature sets from amazingly talented singer-songwriters Avi Wisnia, Seth Glier, Alex Wong & Laura Warshauer.

What: 5th Annual MPressFest CMJ 2011 Official Showcase*
When: Friday, October 21, 2011 from 2:00 - 5:00 PM (Rachael performs at 3:30)
Where: Rockwood Music Hall • 196 Allen St. New York, NY • 212-477-4155

*This event is open to the public, entry is free and CMJ Badge holders will receive a FREE drink ticket. Email Melanie Rodriguez for VIP & Press List.

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3. JOE'S PUB TIX ON SALE FOR RACHAEL'S NOVEMBER HEADLINE SHOW!

MPressFest CMJ 2011On November 2nd, Rachael Sage will return to NYC's Joe's Pub for the first time since May 2010, to headline the Piano Driven Women benefit sponsored by Inherent Artists Music and Tinderbox Arts. All the proceeds from this show will benefit the Mill Street Loft Outreach Program, that helps to support adolescent women.

The event will feature Sage, in a rare solo set at the acoustic piano, previewing songs from her forthcoming 10th album "Haunted By You". Rachael will headline an impressive bill that will include her friends & fellow piano-based songstresses: Allison Tartalia, Greta Gertler and Alyson Greenfield.

What: Piano Driven Women Benefit for the Mill Street Loft
When: Wednesday, November 2nd at 8:00 PM (Doors: 7:30 PM)
Where: Joe's Pub • 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003

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4. CONNECT WITH RACHAEL @ FOLK ALLIANCE 2012

Folk Alliance 2012For the umpteenth year in a row (yes, we've lost count...), Rachael & the MPress Records Team will be attending the Folk Alliance International Conference in Memphis, TN — and believe or or not, planning has already begun for this unique acoustic music event that just happens to be Rachael's favorite annual gathering! If you're a concert presenter, promoter, radio DJ etc. who'd like to connect with Rachael and MPress at Folk Alliance in February, please contact us. Between now and the end of the year, we'll be proactively seeking opportunities for Rachael to perform as much as possible during the conference, so we'd love to hear from you! :)

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5. MELISSA FERRICK CHARTS ON BILLBOARD, SETH GLIER DEBUTS AT BB KING'S & MORE...

There's nothing like feeling nachus* for your uber-talented peers, and this past month Rachael had plenty to be excited about:

  • BillboardMPress label-mate & indie icon Melissa Ferrick debuted on the Billboard Heat Seekers Chart with her brand-new MPress release, "Still Right Here"!
  • Seth Glier, whose second album "The Next Right Thing" came out earlier this year on MPress, recently debuted at the lengendary NYC club BB King's, supporting his friend and mentor Edwin McCain. Woohoo!
  • Melissa Ferrick's new video, directed by Stephanie Stender, was exclusively premiered by The Huffington Post, and you can watch it now on YouTube!
  • Food For Thought TourSeth Glier has partnered with Feeding America to help raise awareness and collect food donations, & will be headlining venues across the Northeast this fall. Visit his web site for more info...

* Yiddish for "pride"

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6. SPRING TOUR PLANNING UNDERWAY: HELP BRING RACHAEL TO YOUR TOWN!

Thanks so much to everyone who has already reached out to Rachael & her tour manager on Facebook or via email with club, festival and house concert ideas for 2012! Please keep 'em coming, and we'll do our very best to make sure she comes through your town/city on her 2012 "Haunted By You" CD Release tour.

To help you keep those ideas/requests coming, here's a rough outline of how we see this tour unfolding; geography was Rachael's poorest subject, but thankfully her tour manager Meredith is a masterful navigator whose nickname is "Mistress GPS". See below, and as always, please send all booking ideas/house concert inquiries to: booking@mpressrecords.com.

Late March/Early April: Southwest (TX, NM, AZ, NV) and West Coast (CA, OR, WA)
Late April: Midwest (IA, IL, IN, MN, OH, WI)
Early May: Northeast (NY, New England)
Late May: Southeast (MD, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL)
June/July/August: Summer Festivals (Folk festivals, Women's festivals, Pride fests etc.)

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