Sonicbids to Lead Discussion at CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival 2010

Sonicbids, the website that helps bands discover and book gigs, has always prided itself on understanding what an artist and a promoter want most from each other. This year at the CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival 2010, Sonicbids Founder and CEO Panos Panay will be moderating a panel, “The Mindset of the Venue Booker.”

Who: Moderator: Panos Panay, Founder and CEO of Sonicbids.
Panelists include:
• Jacqueline Indrisano, Venue Manager/Talent Buyer for RED ROOM, Café 939 (Boston)
• Stephanie Adamo, Talent Buyer for Crash Mansion (NYC)
• Bruce Krippner, Talent Buyer for Martyr’s (Chicago)
• Valerie Gurka, Talent Buyer for Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)

What: One of the most important things these days is playing venues outside your home market. Here we reveal some secrets of the venue bookers world and give you a hard-knocks education on getting killer gigs on killer nights in different markets.

When: Friday, October 22, 2010 at 12:30PM – 1:45PM EST

Where: NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, 4th Floor, Room 406

How: For more information or to register for the festival, please visit:
http://cmj2010.com/

About Sonicbids
Sonicbids is the website the helps bands get gigs and promoters book the right bands. Our community includes more than 275,000 bands and 23,000 promoters and licensors from all around the world. With festivals, clubs, colleges, music licensing and much more, Sonicbids offers a diverse range of gigs for every kind of musician. In fact, last year alone, more than 71,000 gigs were booked on the site. The company was founded in 2001 by Panos Panay and continues to focus on its core mission of empowering the artistic middle class. Get a gig or book a band at http://www.sonicbids.com


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