(Halifax) SpinCount, the award winning PR and promotions firm based in Nova Scotia, is excited to be returning to the 30th Edition of Folk Alliance International, to support management client Erin Costelo along with SpinCount’s radio and PR clients, to serve on the Social Media Efficiency: Re-organizing Organization panel and as a mentor for the Speed Networking Session, sponsored by the Oklahoma Film+Music Office. In addition, SpinCount is sponsoring Mavens Music nightly private showcases.
SpinCount has attended FAI yearly since 2015, supporting showcasing artists and building our industry network within the folk community. SpinCount activities at #FAI30 include official and private showcase support, a international invite only receptions, B2B networking meetings and festival style workshops. In addition, SpinCount is sponsoring Mavens Music private showcase room nightly, from Wed, Feb 14 - Sat, Feb 18. Mavens Music is hosting more than 25 showcase performances, the full schedule is available here.
This year SpinCount clients have both official and private showcases. Clients with official showcases are: Dylan Menzie, Earle & Coffin, Jake Morley, The Fugitives, Raine Hamilton, Erin Costelo and Matthew Byrne. SpinCount artists with private showcases are: Over the Moon (AB) and Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage (UK).
Join SpinCount founder Kimberly Sinclair, for the panel SOCIAL MEDIA EFFICIENCY, Thursday, from 2:30-3:30pm, with Moderator: Molly Nagel Driessen (Market Monkeys) Panelists: Rob Evanoff (1888 Media), Hunter Scott (LaFamos PR), Erika Noguera (Folk Alliance International). Panels are open to all FAI delegates, more info here.
SPINCOUNT OFFICIAL showcasing artists @ FAI 2018
Erin Costelo (NS) - THUR, February 15, 6:45 pm - Pershing North
Dylan Menzie (PE)- THUR, February 15, 7:30 pm - Shawnee Mission
Matthew Byrne (NL) - FRI, February 16, 7:30 pm - Garden Terrace
Earle & Coffin (NL) FRI, February 16, 9:00 pm - Garden Terrace
Raine Hamilton String Trio (MB) FRI, February 16, 9:45 pm - Garden Terrace
Jake Morley (UK) FRI, February 16, 10:00 pm - Brookside
The Fugitives (BC) SAT, February 17, 7:45 pm - Washington Park Place 3
All showcases to take place in host hotel, Westin Crowne Centre, Kansas City, E Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2503, United States.
ABOUT FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL:
In its 30th year, Folk Alliance International conference is the key event for the folk, roots, and traditional music community, and is the world's largest gathering of the folk music industry and community. FAI is one of the five largest music conferences in North America, with over 2700 delegates attending from 27 countries. Providing over 200 official showcases and 3000 private showcase opportunities.
SpinCount is an award winning promotions and publicity company based on the East Coast of Canada. Awarded Company of the Year in 2017, 2016 & 2011 by East Coast Music Association and in 2014 & 2012 by Music Nova Scotia, we promote music, artists and events. Follow @spincount or “like” us on facebook.
FAI 2018 conference: http://www.folkconference.org/index.html
FAI 2018 conference schedule: http://www.folkconference.org/daytime.html
FAI 2018 official showcasing artists: http://www.folkconference.org/official.html
FAI 2018 ALL showcases schedule: http://www.folkconference.org/evening.html
Kimberly Sinclair | SpinCount