TONIGHT! “Perform at The Midday Social” Contest at Fatt Squirrel in PVD!

Midday RecordsTONIGHT! Get over to the Fatt Squirrel in Providence, RI for the “Perform at The Midday Social” competition presented by Midday Records and featuring The Dust Ruffles | Brother Ghost | The Skinny Millionaires | Tomorrow and Tomorrow! Our judges include DAve Crespo of WAAFFull Scene Ahead, and WEMF Radio; George Nasser of Providence Night Out; and Ashley Goldberg of AAG Booking and formerly of 90.7 WXIN.

This event is also doubling as Jessica Prouty Band‘s Rhode Island CD release! They’ll be headlining the night before we announce the winners of the event!

The winner will perform at the next Midday Social on Thursday, August 28 at Platforms in Providence, RI. Don’t miss this!

GoLocalProv has listed this event as a music must for tonight!

And Providence Phoenix just did a big piece on Midday and listed tonight’s event!

Thanks to Nate Grist who will be on hand photographing the evening and to Pat Keister of PALS who will be manning the door. And Mark Charron of Midday and Satellites Fall will (most likely) be our host. (Tonight is also Mike O’Donnell of Skinny Millionaires birthday!)

DOORS at 8:00 | 10 BUCKS | 18 PLUS! ‪#‎celebratelocalmusic‬


The Midday Social – New England Musician Networking | Thursday September, 26 2013

The Midday Social

We’re excited to bring you the next Midday Social New England musician networking event! RSVP:

When: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Where: Platforms Nightclub | 165 Poe Street Providence, RI | 7:00 PM
This is a FREE event open to ALL genres.


The Midday Social is one of New England’s fastest growing music related networking events. The last two events have had hundreds of attendees and representatives from the areas biggest radio stations, venues, magazines & publications, promoters, etc. including 94 HJY, 100.7 WZLX, 90.7 WXIN, 91.5 WMFO, 88.3 WQRI FM, 990WBOB, Unregular Radio, LImelight Magazine, Motif Magazine, 13 Folds Magazine, Go Local Prov, Rock Karma Promotions, WARL 1320, The Steve Katsos Show, General Assembly, Firehouse 13/Fete, and many more.

This is an opportunity for musicians and industry professionals to make new connections. Bands/artists are encouraged to bring press kits and CDs. This event is open to ALL genres across New England.

If your a musician or band that wants your music played over the house system during the event you need to hand in a CD to the DJ by 8:00 PM the latest. We cannot accept submissions after that time. While the event is FREE, food will be 3 bucks for all you can eat. There is a full bar and drink specials. There will also be raffles. If you would like to raffle off artwork, photography, Band swag, such as T-shirts & CDs, please find the raffle table. This is a 50/50 raffle where you the artist will receive half of the proceeds and half goes to help cover costs of the event.

The event will start promptly at 7:00. Industry reps are encouraged to be there earlier in order to set up their tables.


Throughout the night we play a mix of music by bands in attendance and have a few acoustic performances. Closing out the night we have two live acts performing.

There will also be gear set up in the back room for folks who’d like to perform or just jam. The back room is open to anyone who would like to rock out!

Also, The Studio Cellar will be set up to do record a their upcoming Podcast and interview bands/artists.


Josh Grabert of Torn Shorts

Jodi Pereira & Jeff Kuznezov of Echoes of Petra

Dylan Sevey of Dylan Sevey and the Gentlemen

LIVE PERFORMANCES: (10:30 to Close)


Jessica Prouty Band


WAAF 97.7/107.3 FM – DAve Crespo (Commercial Radio)
DAve has been part of the Boston music scene for as long as we can remeber. He spent many years over at UnRegular Radio and in additon to co-hosting Bay State Rock on WAAF with Carmelita he also runs Full Scene Ahead.

Gina Migliozzi – Worcester Palladium, MassConcerts, The Webster & New England Metal Fest (Venues/Promoter)
Gina has been in the Music industry for over 23 years. She’s been the General Manager/Talent Buyer of multiple clubs throughout her career and is currently the CFO/Manager of the Worcester Palladium in MA and The Webster in Hartford, CT. She has been hands on with New England Metal Fest Fest Fest from year one. She is the GM and a promoter forMassconcerts, New England’s second largest concert promoters. She also books the Rock & Shock Music Convention and is co-owner of Paris Cafe in Worcester. She has also been a Tour Manager and a Production Manager and has done merch on the road for countless national bands.

More TBA



WAAF 97.7/107.3 FM – DAve Crespo – (Boston Commercial Radio)

100.7 WZLX – John Laurenti (Boston Commercial Radio)

94 HJY – Steve Scarpetti (Commercial Radio) – Host of The Metal Zone & SoundCheck

92.9 FM – Cassandra Paiva – (Boston Commercial Radio)
Radio 92.9 have a HD station devoted to local music. – Pal & Crew – (Internet Radio)

90.7 WXIN FM – Nate Grist – (Rhode Island College Radio)

CBS Radio – Shawn Sixx – (Boston Commercial Radio)

The Studio Cellar – Jim Shultz & Tom Ribeiro (Podcast)

1320 WARL AM / The Tony Jones Show – Tony Jones (AM Radio)

Full Stream Ahead / Universal Vibes – Adam Angelico (Internet Radio)

Citywide Blackout on Unregular Radio – Max Bowen (Internet Radio)

91.5 WMFO FM The Dweezil Show – Phil Fleming (MA College Radio)

The Franchise with Ferro – Joe Ferro (Internet Radio)


The Noise Magazine – Max Bowen (Publication)

GoLocalProv – Rob Duguay (Publication)

Motif Magazine – Marc Clarkin (Publication)

Gigzealot – Michael Sheldon, Pete Rock & Nina McCarthy (Music Blog)

13 Folds Magazine – Dave Sorgman (Magazine)


MassConcerts – Gina Migliozzi (Promoter)

Full Scene Ahead – DAve Crespo & David Cupps (Boston Promoter)

Worcester Palladium – Gina Migliozzi (MA Venue)

The Webster Theatre – Gina Migliozzi (CT Venue)

The Hardrock Cafe: Boston – Dayna Brunelli (Venue)

Rock Karma Promotions – Lisa Tiley, Pete Rock, & Mike Headbanging (Rhode Island Promoter)

BB Entertainment – Nina McCarthy – (RI Promoter)

General Assembly – Denny Rochefort (MA/RI Promoter)

Firehouse 13 / Fete – Kristen Kohler (RI Venues)

Ashley Goldberg – Booking for Rhode Island College shows

Scorpion Bar in Foxwoods Resort in CT – Jon Snow (Venue)

Platforms Nightclub – Davey Moore (Venue)

Music Studio 307 – Elisa Giannelli (Promoter for Various CT Venues)

The Spot Underground – Nick Cardi & Tim Davis (RI Venue)

Ghost Town Entertainment – Matt Melia & Jarred Difazio (Promoter)

Mindless Society Events – Glenn Rockwell MacRae (CT Promoter)

McNeils Tavern – Chad McNeil (RI Venue)

Simon’s 677 – Simon Sarkisian – (RI Venue)

1150 Oak Bar & Grill – Henry Ottaviano (RI Venue)

The Blood Drive Co-op at The Columbus Club – Jay Palmari (Venue)


Rock And Shock Horror & Music Convention – Gina Migliozzi (Film & Music Convention)

Get Punched Clothing – Matt Beauchemin (Apparel)

Music Town – Nathan, Dan, & Derek (Musician networking)

Turbulent Studios – Jim Shultz (Recording Studio)

Providence Night Out – George Nasser (Online Site)

Nate Grist – Photographer

Midday Records – Davey & Mark (Label/Promoter)

Mark In Time Records – Jon Snow (Label)

Music Studio 307 – Elisa Giannelli (Recording Studio)

Evo Audio Group – Brian Poillucci (Sound/Producer)

New England Promotions – Alicia Vitorino (Promotions & apparel)

The Artwork of Tim Batty – Tim Batty (Artist)

Brian Bardsley Photography – Brian Bardsley (Photographer)

Galilee Productions – George Dussault (Grammy Nominated Producer / Recording Studio)

Tony Timpano – Entertainment Attorney

If you are an industry rep and would like to attend this event please email [email protected] Artists and bands just show up!

Please invite your musician and industry friends to this event and please share this event.


Organizers: Davey Moore & Mark Charron of Midday Records/Satellites Fall
Sound: David Begin of Midday Records/Satellites Fall
Door: Pat Keister of PALS
Raffle Station: Nina McCarthy of BB Entertainment
Extra Hands: Scott Giambanco of SixTenConnector, Bryan Yebba & Ken Parker of Midday Records/Satellites Fall, and Christopher Brown of Vary Lumar & The Difference Engine

The Midday Social: A New England Music Networking Event

Thursday, May 23rd | Platforms Nightclub | Doors at 7:00 PM | FREE
165 Poe Street – Providence, RI

We’re excited to bring you the SECOND “Midday Social”!

This will be an opportunity for musicians and industry professionals to make new connections. Bands/artists are encouraged to bring press kits. This event is open to all genres across New England. It will be a great opportunity to network both within your own backyard and across state lines. We’ve putting tother a fantastic panel of industry professionals.

There will be raffles with a mix of swag from various bands, vendors, and media. There is also a full bar. Drink Special: 3 dollar Narragansett Beer and 1 dollar off first mixed drink.

There will be Cheeseburgers, hamburgers & hotdogs, as well as homemade pasta marinara and cold Italian pasts salad at this event. A 3 dollar food bracelet will get you all the food you want.

IMPORTANT INFO: If your a musician or band that wants your music played over the house system during the event you need to hand in a CD to the DJ by 8:00 PM the latest. We cannot accept submissions after that time.

If you would like to raffle off artwork, photography, Band swag, such as T-shirts & CDs, please find the raffle table and speak with Nina. This is a 50/50 raffle where you the artist will receive half of the proceeds and half goes to help cover costs of the event.


Steve Scarpetti – Radio Personality/DJ on 94 HJY – Host of The Metal Zone & Soundcheck

Jessica A. Botelho – Editor-In-Chief at Limelight Magazine

Stephanie Rose – Music Director of UNRegular Radio/Host of Alternative Rock Radio/Editor-In-Chief of Rose Rundown

Tony Timpano – Entertainment Attorney – Law Office of A. B. Timpano II

More TBA


Music In Pictures – Lisa & Ken Cote (Photographer, Videographer, Music Blog)

Limelight Magazine – Jessica Botelho (Music Publication)

UNregular Radio / Alternative Rock Radio – Stephanie Rose (Internet Radio)

The Boston Local Music Show – Jonny Katz (Radio)

94 HJY – Scarpetti (Commercial Radio) – Host of The Metal Zone, Soundcheck, as well as part of the stations daytime programming.

Kristen Kohler – Promotions at Fete & Firehouse 13

Chris Johnson – Audio/Sound Engineer at Q Division Studios

88.3 WQRI FM (College Radio)

Sterlingtology Radio – Sterling Golden – (Internet Radio)

Rock Karma Promotions – Mike & Lisa – (Promoter @ Simons & KCs Tap)

Inner Child Studios – April Stelzmann – (Photographer)

13 Folds Magazine – Dave Sorgman (Publication) – Pal & crew – (Internet Radio)

Rambudikon Booking & Promotions (Promoter @ Simon’s, Fete & Firehouse 13)

Sixx String Promotions – Mike Spaziano (Promoter)

GoLocalProv – Rob Duguay – (Publication)

Tony Jones – WARL 1320 AM – The Tony Jones Show (Radio)

100.7 WZLX – John Laurenti (Commercial Radio)

Paul Sennott – Entertainment Attorney – Stern, Shapiro, Weissberg & Garin, LLP

Midday Records – Davey & Mark (Label/Promoter)

Brian Poillucci (Producer)

The Rock Junction & 1150 Oak Bar & Grill – Kenny Marks – (Venues)

BB Entertainment – Nina McCarthy (Promoter)

Brian Bardsley Photographer – (Photographer)

Joe Manfredi – Manfredi Productions / Platforms Nightclub owner (Venue)

Boston Live – (Record Label)

Mutiny on the Microphone – Adam Blye (Podcast)

The Steve Katsos Show – Mick Greenwood (TV Show)

The Franchise with Ferro – Joe Ferro – (Internet Radio)

General Assembly – Denny Rochefort (Promoter at Firehouse 13, Fete, Great Scott, Machines with Magnets, Dusk, Middle East, Local 121)

90.7 WXIN – Nate Grist – (College Radio)

All About Records – Russell Orcutt (Radio/Promoter/Label)

The Dweezil Show – 91.5 FM WMFO – Phil Fleming (College Radio)

Tony Timpano – Entertainment Attorney

Providence Night Out – George Nasser (Online Service)

Galilee Productions – George Dussault (Grammy Nominated Producer)

Ghost Town Entertainment – (Promoter)

The Roi – Pal (Venue/Promoter)

McNeils Tavern – Chad – (Venue)

Fat Cats Events & Marketing – Chris Coderre (Manager/Promoter)

The Spot Underground – Derek Wood (Venue)

GKH Pics – (Photographer)

24 Hour Music Project – Kimberly Ann

Metal Cage – Rick Craige (Publication)

Get Punched Clothing (Apparel)

South Shore Music Hall – Martin Newell (Venue)

Tim Batty – Artist



Chris Masson

Kris Hansen

Maria Earabino

Andrew Spatz

Josh Beetler

Silhouette Rising

Nick Deluca


Event organizer/man behind the curtain: Davey Moore of Midday Records & Satellites Fall

Your MC: Mark Charron of Midday Records & Satellites Fall

Door: Bryan Yebba
Bryan has donated his time to work the door and hand out the name badges. Bryan is a local musician playing drums in Satellites Fall & 51 Shortfalls.

Raffle Station: Nina McCarthy
Nina runs BB Entertainment and books shows in RI.

Extra hands: Patricio Keister
Pat plays in the band Pals.

DJ: Nick Angelo

Event Photographer: Mike Benoit of Wicked Famous Productions

Event Videographer: Jeff of CrashBandBoom Media

Sound Engineer: Brian Poillucci of Evo Audio Group

Bartenders: Michele Moore & Tina

WHAT’S NEW?: We plan to have color coded name badges so you will know with one glance who is in a band, works for a radio station, a publication, etc… We will have food available. We will have food bracelets available for 3 bucks that will allow you to eat as much as you’d like. We’ll have a more organized 50/50 raffle section, more table for bands and vendors to set up swag, and we are working on a segment where we’ll allow folks to quickly introduce themselves and explain who they are and who they are looking to network with. If you have other ideas on how we can improve this event please email [email protected]

If you are a music blogger, radio personality, talent buyer, promoter, photographer, web designer, graphic designer, recording studio, journalist, apparel company, etc. we’d love to have you in attendance, Please contact [email protected] to discuss your involvement.

BANDS/MUSICIANS do NOT need to “apply”. Just show up!