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Sunset Sessions Rock! In CA now through June 8th

sunsetsessionsIn its 16 years, the Sunset Sessions have helped launch the careers of countless artists, including The Black Keys, FUN., and Jason Mraz, and have even hosted legends such as Stevie Nicks and Carlos Santana. Organized by music business veteran Michele Clark, Sunset Sessions is a key opportunity for musicians and industry power players, including record labels, radio station programmers, music supervisors, managers, agents and artists to get together and network. Sunset Sessions has been influential in developing the careers of hundreds of new artists.

Kicking off today, June 6th in Carlsbad, CA, the full schedule for this year’s event has been announced! Artists confirmed for the June event include: Sammy Hagar, Redlight King, Semi Precious Weapons, The Boxer Rebellion, PennyWise frontman Jim Lindberg, Dale Earnhardt Jr.Jr. and many more. SUNSET SESSIONS ROCK FULL SCHEDULE HERE! In addition, industry heavyweight Kevin Lyman (Creator of Warped Tour, the Taste of Chaos and the Mayhem tours) will deliver the keynote speech.

And for the first time ever, Michele Clark has partnered with new concert streaming platform EVNTLIVE for a free live webcast of the third annual ‘Sunset Sessions ROCK!’ conference, opening the event for fans to discover the freshest new talent in music today. EVNTLIVE, which generated early buzz in USA Today, TechCrunch, Mashable, and Billboard.biz, integrates elements of the live experience like no other service. Fans will be able to watch the high definition Sunset Sessions ROCK! streams via computer, mobile, and tablet devices, while simultaneously being able to share on social media (Twitter, Facebook), connect with friends via EVNTLIVE’s “Buzz” feature, buy music, and check out All Access artist content.

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The Black Keys’ “Little Black Submarines” Video

The Black Keys have just added a second London date to their recently announced December tour of the UK, now closing out the run with shows at the O2 Arena December 12 and 13. For additional details on these and other upcoming shows, go to nonesuch.com/on-tour.

As for their new video, this is what they had to say:

“We all just sort of kind of mutually agreed that it should probably just be the performance and not any of the other extra stuff,” Auerbach tells Rolling Stone. “Luckily we had live footage so we turned it into a live video. We just sort of said ‘You know, it was fun kind of performing here at a small club with the fans. Why don’t we just have it be that?’”

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Firefly Festival excellent names and coming to Delaware

What!?

So everyone in Delaware is talking about the Firefly Festival which is coming to Dover, Delaware this summer in July.

Tickets go on sale Thursday April 5 for the biggest music festival to EVER hit Delaware. More specifically, the Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, July 20-22, 2012.

More than 40 acts will perform on four stages across 87 acres. In addition to the music, organizers promise everything from craft beers and multiple food options from vendors to a wine garden and hot air balloon rides on site.

So who will these acts be? The Killers, The Black Keys and Jack White, other bands scheduled to perform include: Death Cab for Cutie, John LegendThe Flaming LipsPassion PitCakeLupe FiascoYoung the GiantOK GOCold War KidsTinie Tempah, The Wallflowers, and many more.

Which one of you will purchase the VIP pass for all three days so you can have your own private cash bar and on stage viewing? :)

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