The annual Arts Midwest conference will bring music business professionals from across the Midwestern region of the United States to its flagship city of Minneapolis from September 17-20. Agent Alex Rabens will be representing The Windish Agency at the conference this year along with Karl Morse, presenting 2015/2016 roster highlights Jose Gonzalez, Max Richter, Neneh Cherry, Nils Frahm, Yuna and more. If you'll be attending the conference this year, stop by booth #721 at the Hilton Minneapolis to talk shop with these two booking gurus.
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary in Chicago this weekend, Riot Fest will return to Humboldt Park for three days of punk, metal, emo, rock and roll and carnival rides, along with its usual array of oddities and surprises. With multiple veteran acts performing classic albums, this year's festival anticipates its biggest turnout yet.
Since 1992, the Mercury Prize has been celebrating the best albums in British music. The Windish Agency is proud to represent past winners (including The xx and Alt-J), as well as these four artists announced today for the 2014 shortlist: East India Youth, Jungle, Kate Tempest and Nick Mulvey. Congratulations to the nominees! The winner will be announced October 29th.
Brisbane's BIGSOUND Conference brings music business professionals from around the world to Australia for three days of the most forward-thinking keynotes and panels in the industry. Tom Windish will represent The Windish Agency at the sold out event this year, speaking on two panels: 'Why Agents and Bookers Do the Best A&R' on Wednesday and 'Surfin' USA' on Thursday.
Representing The Windish Agency at The Western Arts Alliance Conference 2014 in Seattle, agent Todd Walker will be speaking on the panel, "Making Artistic Cents V: I Thought We Had a Deal" at the Union Street Tower on Thursday, September 4th. Other agents attending the conference this year include Amy Davidman and Alex Rabens, who will all be at the Windish booth throughout the week.
Taking place in Los Angeles on August 23 and 24, FYF (Fuck Yeah Fest) boasts one of the most tasteful and diverse festival lineups of the summer season. Now in its 11th year, FYF has moved up to the LA Sports Arena and Exposition Park to make room for two jam-packed days of live music from some of the best and brightest names in electronic, rock, dance, punk, garage and hip hop.
Proclaiming itself "Portland's Largest Music Festival," MusicFest NW will bring some of the biggest acts in music to the city streets this weekend. No longer a multi-venue event, the festival is now located at Tom McCall Waterfront Park where artists will perform on two huge outdoor stages.
San Francisco's Outside Lands festival welcomes some of the biggest names in music to Golden Gate Park from August 8th-10th. Fans of hip-hop, rock, EDM, folk, pop and country all have something to look forward to at Outside Lands, as the fest boasts one of the most musically diverse lineups of the year.