After three days of lively round-tables and in-depth conversations with music industry professionals from all over the country, the 26th annual Pollstar Live! conference concluded with The Windish Agency winning 'Independent Booking Agency of the Year' at the Pollstar Awards ceremony on Saturday night. This is the third time in the last four years that The Windish Agency has received this award.
February 19-21, Pollstar Live! brings professionals from all corners of the music industry to Nashville for three days of insightful discussions about the future of live music. On Friday the 20th, agent Sam Hunt will partake in “Navigating the Concert Industry Today in an Ever Congested and Growing Marketplace” in room Broadway CD, and on Saturday the 21st TWA founder Tom Windish joins the panel on Festival Futures in room Broadway JK.
The inaugural WayHome Music & Arts Festival will take place at Burl's Creek Event Grounds campsite, in Ontario, Canada the weekend of July 24-26. The festival lineup includes a diverse array of hip-hop, punk, pop and electronic music, with over a dozen Windish artists on the bill. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 16th.
Tomorrow Never Knows is a winter respite for Chicago music fans who need a summer-worthy festival during the most frigid time of the year. TNK features five days of shows across some of Chicago's finest venues. The fest runs 1/14 to 1/18, with an impressive swath of artists performing throughout the week at Schubas, Lincoln Hall, Metro, Smart Bar, The Hideout and Athenaeum Theatre.
Over 3500 performing artists, agents and industry professionals will be in New York this weekend for the annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), running January 9-13 at the Hilton Midtown in New York City. Stop by booth #10 in the Rhinelander Room to meet The Windish Agency's Todd Walker, Erik Selz, John Bongiorno, Alex Rabens, Karl Morse and Carolyn Babbitt, and kick off APAP right with Windish clients Hollie Cook and Taylor McFerrin at the Highline Ballroom on Thursday evening.
Coachella has announced its 2015 lineup, and over 30 of our artists are confirmed to perform both weekends at the festival. Weekend 1 runs April 10th through the 12th, and weekend 2 runs April 17th through the 19th. You can purchase tickets and travel packages for either weekend today.
2014 was a great year for The Windish Agency and our artists--dozens of albums released this year were included in prominent outlets' year-end 'Best Of' lists. Follow the link below to scan just a few of the articles commemorating the best albums of the year.
Dozens of Windish artists are set to ring in 2015 at some of the biggest parties in the country--from Duke Dumont or Jack U in New York, Blood Orange or Hot Chip DJs in LA, Andrew W.K. or Sinkane in Chicago, and Cut Copy or Chromeo in San Francisco. Check out our guide to New Year’s Eve for a comprehensive list of Windish artists playing New Year's shows this year.