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Oakland’s Goapele is hitting the road this November for a headlining tour in support of her new full-length album, Strong As Glass. The R&B singer is kicking things off in New York at the Highline Ballroom, playing four shows at Yoshi’s Oakland, and will wrap at The Loft in Atlanta. Listen to the remix of “Hey Boy” featuring Snoop Dogg, and check out all of her upcoming dates here.

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HARD Day of the Dead

October 31, 2014 | Festivals

This Halloween weekend, one of the craziest costume parties in the country will be at the Fairplex in Pomona, California for HARD Day of the Dead. Some of the most popular DJs and electronic acts in the world will celebrate Dia de los Muertos with two days of dance music on five stages.

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Young Fathers Win Mercury Prize

October 30, 2014 | Awards

We are very excited to congratulate Scotland's Young Fathers for winning the 2014 Mercury Prize for their album Dead! The Barclaycard Mercury Prize is a prestigious award that celebrates the best in British and Irish music. Other nominees shortlisted for this year's prize included Damon Albarn, FKA Twigs, Kate Tempest and Bombay Bicycle Club. Watch Young Fathers' video for "Get Up," the song they performed at the award ceremony.

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CMJ Music Marathon

October 20, 2014 | Festivals

Each October, venues throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan host the brightest new talent in the world for the CMJ Music Marathon. The event takes place Tuesday, October 21st through Saturday, October 25th, and The Windish Agency is proud to bring two official showcases to CMJ this year. Click 'Read More' for details on our events at Piano's and Brooklyn Bowl.

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Austin City Limits Music Festival

October 02, 2014 | Festivals

For the second year in a row, the Austin City Limits Music Festival will take over Zilker Park for two consecutive three-day weekends. Since 2002, the festival has brought the best in rock, folk, country and electronic music to central Texas, and with both weekends already sold out, 2014 promises to be the festival's biggest event to date.

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Arts Midwest

September 16, 2014 | Conferences

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.

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Riot Fest

September 11, 2014 | Festivals

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.

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Mercury Prize shortlist

September 10, 2014 | Awards

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.

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BIGSOUND Conference

September 09, 2014 | Conferences

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.

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Western Arts Alliance Conference

September 04, 2014 | Conferences

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.

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Bumbershoot

August 29, 2014 | Festivals

With over 100,000 attendees, Bumbershoot is one of the largest arts festival in the United States. Over 100 artists in comedy, music, theatre and visual arts come to Seattle Center for a Labor Day Weekend celebration of all things creative.

 

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