Colorado Music Business
Meetings of the Colorado Music Business Organization are Free and
Open to everyone interested in the music scene.
PLEASE NOTE: As affiliates of CVJS, a
COMBO member, you are a de facto member of this organization as well. Just
identify yourself at meetings and activities as part of CVJS and you will be
admitted. Any fee required in activities below, however, applies to you as
to all other COMBO members.
ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM COMBO FOR
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So, you ask, just exactly what did COMBO
do this year? To start off, Dare Roseberry pushed us into changing the acronym.
It occurred to us that if we did a d/b/a the Colorado Music Business
Organization, it would give us the acronym of COMBO, solving a years old
dilemma of which acronym we should use. We are still officially the Colorado
Music Association, but d/b/a/ Colorado Music Business Organization or
Denver Green Festival (May 2-3, 2009, in the
Colorado Convention Center) invites submissions for live local acts to perform
one 40-minute set. If you're a band, Greek step team, high school a cappella
group or string quartet, slam poet, DJ, children's dance troupe,
singer-songwriter or anywhere in between, please apply to entertain the Denver
Green Festival audience by visiting www.greenfestivals.org
and clicking Speakers/Apply to Speak). Please include available links to audio
or video clips on MySpace, YouTube, etc.
Performers will receive the following:
Promotion on the Green Festival Web site, www.greenfestivals.org,
including photo, bio, and link to artist Web site or MySpace/Facebook page
Photo and bio in the event guide, mailed 3-4 weeks in advance of the event to
over 70,000 homes in the Denver metro region
Skirted table to sell
merchandise, sign autographs, etc.
A dedicated volunteer to assist before,
during and after the performance
Access to the volunteer lounge and
Complimentary guest passes for the entire weekend
media interview opportunities
Applications are accepted
for all genres/formats, but PLEASE NOTE: heavy metal, hard core punk, and
explicit adult content would not be appropriate for the flavor of the
Performance date/location: one 40-minute set, Denver May 2
or 3, 2009, Colorado Convention Center.
2009. Performers will be notified by January 23,
Questions about the application process or Denver
Please contact Sarah Moss, Denver Green Festival
Green Festival is a not-for-profit event and does not offer
formal compensation for speakers and performers. All revenues made from the
events are funneled into creating educational events throughout the country, and
this is an opportunity for artists to support and spread the message of
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 23rd, 2009
Performing Arts Jamboree & Tradeshow - Jefferson
Sponsored by Colorado Parks & Recreation
This event can be very important to your career. Too much
going on there to write about here but check out the website, www.cpra-web.org, and attend!
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CONGRATULATIONS to local artist OTIS TAYLOR upon being
nominated as Blues Acoustic Artist of the Year!
Acoustic Artist of the Year:
Paul Rishell & Annie Raines
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ROCK & ROLL CAMPS AT DOG HOUSE
Dog House Music offers several innovative programs throughout
the year for kids, teens and adults. www.doghousemusic.com
Rock & Roll Camp for Teens runs for 9 weeks each summer, and groups teens
ages 11-17 into bands, where they study technique, write original songs, and
learn music promotion. Founded in 2004, this program has become Colorado's
preferred teen music summer camp!
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JOE SATRIANI FILES PLAGERISM LAWSUIT AGAINST
FORMER COLLEGE BUDDIES GET RECORD DEAL