Uniquity Music Presents Booking 101: How To Get The Gig

A workshop for all New Orleans based musicians, bands, and/or their representatives: Learn how to get the gig- directly from music industry professionals!

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Friday, January 29, 2016
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM


Propeller Incubator
4035 Washington Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70125

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Booking 101: How To Get The Gig (#HTGTGNOLA) will assist New Orleans based musicians, bands – and/or their representatives – in building their knowledge bases on what venue owners, bookers, festival producers, etc. are looking for from artists and how to be in their selection pool.

After #HTGTGNOLA, attendees will have gained hands on experience heard directly from music industry professionals, better organizational skills, the ability to write clear/concise emails for booking purposes, and also have the opportunity to network with like minded artists and individuals with similar career objectives.

Our panelists include:

Alfred Banks – New Orleans based touring emcee, ’14 A3C New Orleans Circuit Showcase Winner, ’15 Revolt TV x McDonald’s Local Love Tour Selected Artist, Complex Mag’s Top 10 Upcoming Artists To Watch.

Sarah Gromko – NYC Records Inc., Executive Board member of the American Federation of Musicians New Orleans Local (The Musicians’ Union). Clients inc: Wynton Marsalis, Showtime, Cinemax, etc.

Tavia Osbey – Artist management for The Speakerboxx Experiment and Tank & The Bangas.

Stu Schayot – Howlin’ Wolf Music Club, Artist Management for Grammy Award winning Rebirth Brass Band, Naughty Professor, etc.

El Williams – A3C Hip-hop Festival ambassador, Cornerstone Research and Marketing, SoundCLASH Producer Showcase, Artist Showcase, and Networking Event.

COST: $10.
To register, please RSVP at link above, AND purchase ticket at the following link: bit.ly/HTGTGSIGNUP

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About the Facilitator:

Slangston Hughes’ music is a fresh blend of sensible lyrics, head bobbing beats, and unpredictably witty wordplay. His first mixtape, Money & The Message, put an emphasis on lyrical tenacity and subject matter with meaning. It also featured original production from several local producers in addition to Power 102.9 FM’s own DJ Mike Swift.

THE Connoisseur of Fine Rhyme was the first ever two and three-time winner of the Microphone Co-Rivalry Emcee Competition, a tournament-style, crowd judged emcee contest. Hughes, as a solo artist, bandleader and member of New Orleans supergroups Tygah Woods and Superugly has opened for Freddie Gibbs, Black Milk, Doomtree, Gift of Gab, Akil (Jurassic 5), Mickey Factz, etc. Slangston is the founder and curator of Uniquity, a monthly showcase that highlights the variety of talent in New Orleans and honors the city’s musical roots, backed by live fusion jazz band, Fo On the Flo. He is also one of three Revolt TV Local Love Tour (New Orleans) winners and a contributing author to New Orleans: The Underground Guide (2010).