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MPress Records Artist & Tour News: Catch The Buzz


Fringe 2010
  • "Stop Me If I'm Kvetching..." a five star hit at Edinburgh Fringe. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is widely acknowledged to be the biggest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city. Sage's show received many rave reviews, during its 16-day residency. Here are some of the highlights:

  • "The next right thing you should do in your life is catch this show." Five Stars - Fringe Review
  • "slick, confident & insanely fun to be a part of." - The New Current
  • "foxy wit and undeniable talent." - Herald Scotland
  • Featured interview in Festivals Previews
  • Favorite things feature in the Ireland Herald
  • Arts & Entertainment Feature in the Jewish Telegraph
  • If you want to see an artist with a personality and remarkable talent you should look up Rachael Sage." - Entertainment Focus
  • 'Delancey Street' CD Release Tour heads to the UK & Ireland. Sage remains in the UK to celebrate the album's release in the UK & Ireland on September 13, 2010. The tour starts off Sept. 1st at the Regal Room in London and ends Sept. 14th at Jabez Clegg in Manchester.

  • Early UK Ink on 'Delancey Street':
  • "crystalline vocal and untamed craftsmanship." - Maverick (UK)
  • "sweet melodies... enjoyable songs." - Record Collector (UK)
  • "distinctive urban charm... Sage constructs a deft soundtrack that echoes a supper club." - The Dubliner
  • "'Delancey Street' is a gem." - MOBO
  • "There are, on 'Delancey Street,' surprising, singular touches that come across as effortless and as instinctive as most of Sage's songwriting."- Irish Times

  • "Big Star" heads to Hot AC radio formats for an October 4th add date.

  • "Big Star" gets over 1,000 views in its first week live! Delancey StreetOn July 19th MPress Records & Rachael Sage released the music video for her new single "Big Star," and through the combined efforts of MPress staff & Rachael's uber publicist Seth Cohen, views of the video shot up to over 1000 in the first week! Landing placements on BUST Magazine, The Deli Magazine, A2IM's Weekly Round Up, & IODA's Video Round Up.

    About the video:
    "Big Star" is the brand new, music video from MPress Records artist Rachael Sage. Insipired by the recent success of Lady Gaga's favorite glam-punk frontman, Semi Precious Weapons singer Justin Tranter, the video was directed by award-winning filmmaker Tom Moore and shot in various locations all over NYC including The Bowery, The Lower East Side, Soho, Times Square and Williamsburg.

  • Check out the video now on her YouTube channel. The video currently has 1,728 views and counting, help us keep the views growing by grabbing the embed code from YouTube and sharing the video.

    Footlocker

  • "Big Star" has been added to the In Store Sports Networks Foot Locker video reel! Starting in October, the video will be in rotation in 1500 Foot Locker locations throughout the U.S.
  • Semi Precious Weapons' frontman Justin Tranter talks to Music Week (UK) about Rachael Sage's "Big Star" music video:

    "Sage sounds exactly like she looks: glamourous, sincere, sparkly and intelligent. She's a keyboard goddess with a gorgeous voice and impeccable sense of style. I adore the video for 'Big Star,' which showcases her as a fierce, witty New York glam-pop e'tolle."

  • New Arrivals
  • Rachael's smash hit "Big Star" will also be featured on MPress Records' forthcoming New Arrivals: Vol 4 compilation, the series that benefits a deserving charity each year. Volume 4, benefits the National Network For Youth (NN4Y), whose goal is to provide shelter for homeless or misplaced youth. New Arrivals: Vol 4 features Rachael Sage, along with The Paper Raincoat, Seth Glier, Katie Costello, Lindsay Mac, Lucy Woodward & more. MPressFest CMJ 2010 will feature artists from this compilation and will take place October 21st at NYC's Gallery Bar during CMJ Music Festival.


  • Rachael Sage's "The Spirit We" has just been licensed by Austrailian Charity KIDSWEST for a project entitled 'Children for the Future.' KIDSWEST helps to raise funds for much needed hospital equipment for premature babies.

  • Documentary film “Girls of Daraja” featuring Rachael's track "Bravedancing" from the album Public Record just won a Jury Prize at the 2010 Lights. Camera. Help. Film Festival in Austin, TX.

  • Rachael Sage to open for Billboard charting act, The Weepies in Phoenix, AR at the Rhythm Room on November 23, 2010.
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    Sept. 6 The Mercantile Bar & Grill Dublin, Ireland
    Sept. 11 The Forge London, UK
    Sept. 13 Mello Mello Liverpool, UK
    Sept. 14 Jabez Clegg Manchester, UK
    Sept. 22 Nuyorican Poets Cafe -
    Poetica: An Evening with Rachael Sage & Dave Eggar
    New York, NY
    Sept. 26 Philadelphia Filmn & Music Festival
    Manayunk Outdoor Stage
    Philadelphia, PA
    Oct. 8 Mad Donnas Decatur, GA
    Oct. 9 Indiegrrl Festival Mineral Bluff, GA
    Oct. 10 Eddie's Attic (with Susan Gibson) Decatur, GA
    Oct. 21 MPressFest CMJ 2010 @ Gallery Bar New York, NY
    Oct. 27 Cobden Club (BMI Showcase) London, UK
    Oct. 28 Nearly Blues @ Troy Bar London, UK
    Oct. 29 High Barn - Unplugged Great Bardfield, Essex, UK
    Oct. 30 Slaughtered Lamb London, UK
    Nov. 4 The Stables - Stage 2 Wavendon, Milton Keyes, UK
    Nov. 12 The Usual Pub Houston, TX
    Nov. 13 Poor Davids Pub Dallas, TX
    Nov. 16 Lomas Tramway Library Albuquerque, NM
    Nov. 17 Main Library Albuquerque, NM
    Nov. 20 Conrad Wilde Gallery Tucson, AZ
    Nov. 23 Rhythm Room Phoenix, AZ

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