For Immediate Release
Music News and Calendar Item
April 13, 2009
MUSIC BIZ INSIDER AND CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR JUSTIN GOLDBERG TO SPEAK AT THE KNITTING FACTORY ON MAY 8, 2009
On May 8 at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood, artist manager and digital music biz expert Justin Goldberg will be speaking about the state of the biz. There will also be a Q and A as part of the evening, as well as a book signing for Justins critically-acclaimed book The Ultimate Survival Guide to the New Music Industry: Handbook for Hell (published by Random House).
A 17 year veteran of the music industry, Goldberg has held senior A&R and executive positions with Sony Music, Dave Grohls Laundry Room Records, iMesh, Tonos and Riffage while working with such musical luminaries as Mos Def, Dee Dee Ramone, David Foster, Willie Nelson, T Bone Burnett, Martin Sexton and Rage Against The Machine.
Goldberg is the Founder of Indie911 (one of the internets earliest and best known music licensing companies for indie artists) and runs Measurement Arts Management, where he manages Hollywood/Records (Disney) recording artists Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, CBS Recording artist Will Dailey, and Boston based rock band The Brew. Justin sits on the board of the Los Angeles Recording & Film School,and NBC/Universals Arts+Labs Media Outreach project.
The night of May 8 will begin at 7pm with a meet and greet, a candid discussion of todays music industry with insights and suggestions, and will continue with a live show featuring a few of LAs more exciting and buzz worthy acts including Inverse, Uriah, Amanda Holmes, Shani Shousterman and Loyal Enemy.
Tickets on sale: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/63742
Editors note: Justin Goldberg available for interviews and photos.
THE KNITTING FACTORY
7021 HOLLYWOOD BLVD
hollywood, CA 90028
|Minimum Age: 16|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|