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July 6, 2012


In my previous post, I talked about The New Music Festival and being able to see and interact with a few independent and up-and-coming musical acts. If you missed that post, clicky-click here to read through. To reiterate, I absolutely love the concept behind their mission of helping mostly independent and under the radar artists and talent “rise to its highest potential based solely on its merit, without regard to its financial resources or connections.” Below, are just a few artists I got to meet and photograph. First up is Ms. Erin Barra, a soulful, indie pop singer with a distinctive sense of style. Check out her new music video. Also, here is a great behind the scenes video of Erin on tour. I really love seeing independent artists pursue their passions and it’s...


July 4, 2012


A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the New Music Festival at the legendary Webster Hall in New York City. I loved the concept behind their mission of helping mostly independent and under the radar artists and talent “rise to its highest potential based solely on its merit, without regard to its financial resources or connections.” There was so much to see and take in, that I’m going to divide coverage of the New Music Festival into two posts. Filled with interesting panels and an array of performances, I also got to take pictures on the red carpet and chat with a few of the artists. Some of the stand-outs from the opening night included The Royal Concept who headlined. This indie-pop band from Stockholm, Sweden is...