We’re excited to bring you the next Midday Social New England musician networking event! RSVP: http://www.facebook.com/events/519007461539822/
When: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Where: Platforms Nightclub | 165 Poe Street Providence, RI | 7:00 PM
This is a FREE event open to ALL genres.
Starts promptly at 7:00 PM | FREE | All Ages – All Genres!
The Midday Social is one of New England’s fastest growing music related networking events. These events have hundreds of attendees and representatives from the areas best radio stations, venues, magazines & publications, promoters, etc. including 94 HJY, 100.7 WZLX, 90.7 WXIN, 91.5 WMFO, 88.3 WQRI FM, 990WBOB, 95.5 WBRU, Unregular Radio, Limelight Magazine, Providence Phoenix, 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 and strengthen old ones. Bands/artists are encouraged to bring press kits and CDs. This event is open to ALL genres across New England.
ANNOUNCEMENT: 13 Folds Magazine will be releasing Volume 2 Issue 1 at this event!
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.
The event will start promptly at 7:00. Industry reps are encouraged to be there earlier in order to set up their tables.
Drinks: Full bar with 4 dollar Narragansett Tallboys.
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.
YOUR INDUSTRY PANEL:
The panel will be moderated by John Laurenti of Boston’s Classic Rock, 100.7 WZLX.
Joe Graham – The New England Music Awards (Awards Show)
The goal of NEMA is to celebrate and recognize some of the areas best musical achievements. Every year NEMA will nominate over 100 artists and/or bands spanning a number of categories and genres of popular music in New England, including the coveted individual state awards which will select one band/act from each of the six states as its Best In State.
Chris Conti – Providence Phoenix (Publication)
Chris is The Providence Phoenix’s music journalist. In addition to his work for the Phoenix, Chris is very active in the local music community. He also often serves as a judge for 95.5 WBRU’s annual Rock Hunt.
Ashley Ann Goldberg – 90.7 WXIN & AAG Booking (College Radio)
Ashley is a DJ on Rhode Island College’s radio station, 90.7 WXIN. She also handles booking for the station and books events and shows on campus through her company AAG Booking.
COMMERCIAL/COLLEGE/INTERNET RADIO, PODCASTS & TV
100.7 WZLX – John Laurenti (Boston Commercial Radio)
94 HJY – Steve Scarpetti (Commercial Radio) – Host of The Metal Zone & SoundCheck
95.5 WBRU – Brian Manfredi (Providence Commercial Radio)
990WBOB.com – Pal & Crew (Internet Radio)
90.7 WXIN FM – Nate Grist (Rhode Island College Radio)
Citywide Blackout – Max Bowen (Internet Radio)
The Dweezil Show – Phil Fleming (Radio)
91.5 WMFO FM – Phil Fleming (MA College Radio)
The Steve Katsos Show – Mick Greenwood (TV Show)
Dig Boston Radio – Max Bowen (Internet Radio)
The Studio Cellar – Jim Shultz & Tom Ribeiro (Podcast)
Sully’s Cafe – Daniel Sullivan (Podcast)
1320 WARL AM / The Tony Jones Show – Tony Jones (AM Radio)
RI FREE Radio – Tony Jones (Internet Radio)
The Franchise with Ferro – Joe Ferro (Internet Radio)
GoLocalProv – Rob Duguay (Publication)
Motif Magazine – Marc Clarkin (Publication)
Providence Phoenix – Chris Conti (Publication)
Adam Parshall – Freelance Journalist
13 Folds Magazine – Dave Sorgman (Publication)
DUSK – Rick Sunderland (RI Venue)
Manchester 65 – Jay Palmeri (RI Venue)
The Parlour – Greg Rourke (RI Venue)
The Red Room – Arianna Soto (Boston Venue)
The Spot Underground – Nick Cardi & Tim Davis (Talent Buyers/Venue)
182 Productions – Mitch Candiano (Promoter)
Books Gemstones & Blue-Shamrock (Lowell, MA), and others)
Simons 677 – Simon Sarkisian (RI Venue)
Justin Sane – (Promoter)
Books Simons (Providence, RI), Fete, and others
OTW Live – James Mclaughlin (Promoter)
Ghost Town Entrainment – Matt Melia & Jarred Difazio (Promoter)
Fusion Bar & Nightclub – James McLaughlin (MA Venue)
Firehouse 13 – Kristen Kohler (RI Venue)
Fete – Kristen Kohler (RI Venue)
Handsome Factory Entertainment – Martin Newell (Promoter)
Presidents Rock Club – Martin Newell (Venue – Quincy MA)
The Sad Cafe – Eric (NH Venue)
Rambudikon Booking & Productions – Mike Carp (Promoter)
Full Scene Ahead (Promoter)
BB Entertainment – Nina McCarthy (RI Promoter)
P.E. Entertainment – Psycho Eddie (Promoter)
Ashley Goldberg – Booking for Rhode Island College shows
Fat Cats Events & Marketing – Christopher Coderre (Promoters)
Degenerate Booking – Lauren Peter Theroux (Promoter)
Platforms Nightclub – Davey Moore (Venue)
Mardi Gras MulitClub – Davey Moore (RI Venue)
Do617 – Adam Parshall (Web Service)
ArtistBomb – Mitch Candiano (Web Service)
Full Stream – KC Hoye (Multi-Media)
Get Punched Clothing – Matt Beauchemin (Apparel)
Honor Roll Management – Marcus Ohanesian (Artist Development)
Perfect Evolution – Marcus Ohanesian (WebDesign)
EVO Audio Group – Brian Poillucci (Recording Studio)
Turbulent Studios – Jim Shultz (Recording Studio)
Providence Night Out – George Nasser (Online Site)
Nate Grist – Photographer
Midday Records – Davey & Mark (Label/Promoter)
Tony Timpano – Entertainment Attorney
24 Hour Music Project – Kimberly Ann
Tim Batty – (Artist)
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 the artist will receive half of the proceeds and half helps cover costs of the event.
Get Punched Clothing (Bundle)
Organizers: Davey Moore & Mark Charron of Midday Records/Satellites Fall
Sound: David Begin of Satellites Fall
Door: Kait Clavette
Raffle Station: Nina McCarthy of BB Entertainment
Extra Hands: Bryan Yebba & Ken Parker of Satellites Fall, Pat Keister of PALS