Calgary – Tuesday, November 19 @ The Palomino (109–7 Ave SW)
Edmonton – Wednesday, November 20 @ The Black Dog (10425–Whyte Ave)
Doors 6:30pm | Session 7:00pm
Alberta Music Members - FREE | Non Members - $10.00
Alberta Music is back with its second DOWNLOAD information session of the season with a focus on publicity.
This session will outline what a band or artist needs to know about promotin a new album release or upcoming tour, and how to succesffuly tackle a publicity campaign. Toronto’s Ken Beattie from Killbeat Music, will get to the bottom of it all. What tools will you need? How can an artist be their own publicist? How to time your campaign? Who to contact?
About Ken Beattie
Ken is the founder and national publicity director for Killbeat Music. Working in just about every genres, Killbeat is an award winning national media company that has launched over 400 albums by 200 + different artists in the last 10 years from every corner of Canada and in between as well as the US, and Europe.
Killbeat has a team of 3 experienced media savvy music lovers that work in print, radio, visual and online/digital media outlets to create a well rounded and symbiotic publicity strategy that has seen more than 8 dozen albums reach #1 in the last 6 years on the national college/campus charts including the # 1 albums of the year in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and an average of half of the year end top 10 on the national Folk/Roots Chart the last 5 years including the # 1 albums in 2009, 2010 & 2011. The CBC Radio 3 Chart is almost never without 3 or 4 Killbeat albums in their top 30 and 1 or 2 in the top 10 and almost all killbeat releases receive national radio features or airplay at some point.
Some of Killbeat's higher profile and well received albums from the last few years or so include releases by such artists Dan Mangan, Great Lake Swimmers, Moby, Braids, Hayden, Yukon Blonde, The Darcys, Two Hours Traffic, Ladyhawk and many more.< Previous Post Next Post >