Today starts the Shine B4 U Grind Project. An entertainment event that anyone involved in the music industry should attend. Follow along as Hollywood Examiner gets details on this event in this Q&A session with Derrick Bradley, program director of 92.5.KYHY.
icedjamb.com : Who is hosting this event?
Bradley: The “Shine B4 U Grind Project” series is a combined effort between independent radio stations 92.5 KYHY, EverybodyRadio.com,and Sparkletainment.
icedjamb.com: Are there sponsors? If so who are they?
Bradley: We have six sponsor’s Music Connection, Nimbit,South of Wilshire, Swagg, Focusrite, and RJ3 Media.
icedjamb.com: What is the reason for the creation of this event?
Bradley: The “Shine B4 U Grind Project” is a platform for all genres of independent music, record labels, and producers that will provide an opportunity to embrace, educate, inform and network on how to become successful in the music business.
Through creative marketing that includes: *Online Radio (reaching over 756,000 listeners daily) *Live Stage Performances, Display Booths, Digital Publications and Selling Merchandise this will offer an experience to producing and promoting emerging artists while introducing them to the mainstream media and the general public.
icedjamb.com: Is this the first event like this? Or is this an annual event?
Bradley: Unlike other music seminars that usually happen once a year and the artists that attends get overload information and then left to defend on their own or you have a showcase where the artists barley benefit from it. The SB4UG Project will be a quarterly event where we can track our artists who are building their fan base and from their success this will lead up to our Music Conference and Awards Show
icedjamb.com: Who will be attending?
Bradley: SB4UG encourages all independent artists, music managers, successful independent artists, media representatives, and label personnel.
icedjamb.com: Are there any special attractions?
Bradley: Music Mixer / Seminar & Artists Release Party
icedjamb.com: What is the location?
The Music Mixer / Seminar is located at:
June 25 2011 at the Paul G. Gleason Theater
6520 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
The Artists Release Party is June 29 2011
at the Libertine Lounge
8210 W. Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles 90046
icedjamb.com: Is food available?
Bradley:Music Mixer, Yes.
icedjamb.com: What is the age requirement to attend?
Bradley: Music Mixer is for All Ages. Artists Release Party 21 & up.
icedjamb.com: Are there going to be performances? If so who will be performing?
Bradley: All performance will be at the Artists Release Party. Lil Camille, Tarsha, Ronte Starz, D. Avery, Da Trendsettaz, Larry Grams, Siccness, Epademik,Kandi Cole, and Young Keno.
icedjamb.com: Where can people can get tickets?
Bradley: For per-sale tickets www.shinebe4ugrind.weebly.com
icedjamb.com: How much are the tickets?
Bradley: Music Mixer $15 at Door
Artists Release Party $10 Per-Sale / $15 at Door
icedjamb.com: Are there weblinks or a page for this event?is there a twitter?
Bradley: No social site only website.
icedjamb.com: Who should we contact for more info?
Bradley: Sparkle or Pharaoh at 213-986-5949.
Join me Cassandra Bautista, Hollywood Music Examiner as I attend both events. Hope to see you there.