Saturday , October 31 2020

NARAS/ASCAP Education Opportunity in Cleveland

Midwest bands take note:

    The Chicago Chapter of the Recording Academy, in partnership with ASCAP, presents the Midwest Professional Education Series:

    Demo Review Panel & Contest
    Monday, November 4, 2002
    6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    @ Beachland Ballroom 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, OH

    Unsigned artists are invited to submit their recordings to be constructively judged by a panel of experts, with the Winner and Two Runners-Up being awarded prize packages.

    Featured panelists:
    Cindy Barber – Owner/Talent Buyer, Beachland Ballroom
    Jason Bracelin – Music Editor, Cleveland Scene
    Leonard Brooks – Manager, Gerald Levert
    Jim Henke – Chief Curator, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    Dave Hill – Vocalist/Guitarist, Uptown Sinclair
    Bobby Knuckles – R&B/Hip-Hop/Gospel Producer, Buchanan Recording Complex
    Kim Monroe – Program Director, 92.3 Xtreme Radio
    Kevin Raleigh – Associated Talent Management

    Grand Prize:
    100 CDs Duplicated by Breakthrough Audio, Chicago
    One Track recorded, mixed and pre-mastered by AudioLot Records, Inc.
    Free Registration, Distribution and Web Page with CD Baby
    $100 Gift Certificate from Prospect Music
    Legal Consultation with J. Anthony Rich, Esq.
    Marketing Consultation with Hardcore Marketing
    8″ x 10″ Professional Photograph from Barbara Merritt Photography
    Write-up in the Cleveland Scene
    Personalized Publishing Company with ASCAP
    Recording Industry Sourcebook on CD-ROM

    $50 Gift Certificate from Prospect Music
    ASCAP Merchandise
    Recording Industry Sourcebook on CD-ROM

    All submissions must be received by Thursday, October 31, 2002.

    For an entry form and contest rules or for more information, please contact 312.786.1121 or [email protected]

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: [email protected],, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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