Hey, blogspot readers, SouthSide has music news that you could use today. She highly suggests checking out the following shows/events happening soon.
On September 23rd, check out this unique concert at the Park West featuring 10 successful indie artists from Nashville, TN. Ten Out of Tenn Tour 2011, sponsored by Amazon, Nashville CVB, Wedgewood Circle, Noisetrade, BMI, ASCAP, We Make Tapes and Topspin Media, is proud to promote a unique collective of singer/songwriters such as Katie Herzig, Gabe Dixon, Andrew Belle, and Amy Stroup to name a few.
Fans may or may not know them by name however probably have heard their songs featured on TV and film. According to the press release, individually these artists have shared the stage with such artists like REM, The Fray and Ben Folds and/or performed for Paul McCartney and Sarah McLachlan. They've also been the subject of an award-winning documentary "Any Day Now" where they were followed cross-country on Willie Nelson's old beat up tour bus.
Besides Chicago, this tour will be making stops in St. Louis, Oxford and Jackson (MS), Birmingham (AL) and more. Visit http://www.10outoftenn.com for special ticket offers.
On Sept 30 at Martyrs' HYMN FOR HER will be rockin' the stage at 9pm which also features Tony Rogers on the bill. The show is 21+ / cover $10
Also happening that same weekend in Milwaukee - the Yellow Phone Music Conference 2011. Confirmed panelists include Jeff Castelaz, Co-founder and CEO Dangerbird Records/Management (Silversun Pickups, Minus The Bear); Same Hunt, agent, The Windish Agency (Animal Collective, Girl Talk, Yeasayer); Peter Cohen, talent Producer, NBC's The Voice/Mark Burnett Productions; and Nick Haussling, A&R, Warner Records (The Veronicas, Disturbed, Guster) - just to name a few. For a complete list of all the panelists and details (including registration), visit http://www.TheYPMC.com.
Heads up, my fabulous Miami blogspot readers - check out this festival rockin' your area in November. On the weekend of Nov 11 thru 13, the Rola Music Fest will be happening at The Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park.
The "ROLA MUSIC FEST", is billed as a celebration of Latin American Music featuring top artists like Julieta Venegas, Diego Torres, Oscar d’León, Jarabe de Palo, Wilfrido Vargas, King Changó, El Grupo Niche, Amara La Negra, Caramelos de Cianuro, Divagash, Locos por Juana, Servando y Florentino, Patafunk, Eduardo Osorio, Donato Poveda, RoBa and Estados Alterados (among others, are part of the exclusive list of stars so far confirmed for the event, according to the press release).
Tickets are on sale now on Ticketmaster http://www.bit.ly/o6Phnc
Until next time, support your local scene,