Twenty-four acts, I said. The beautiful thing about the fair is that all 24 acts perform from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., so you can still go out and see your favorite band at night in one of Chattanoogas music venues. For more info on the Fair, just click http://www.hamiltontn.gov/fair/entertainment/default.aspx . Want to go out at night and have a big time, too? Well here are just a few places you can go and hear some great music. Pick a couple out and support local music and local music venues. JJS Bohemia Friday night, JJs has a great line-up with the Future Birds, Bohannons and Belle Adair. The fun just keeps on coming for Saturday night, when Royal Bangs, Crass Mammoth, and ElkMilk perform. Learn more at http://www.jjsbohemia.com . Buds Sportsbar Always a fun place with great food and service, Buds brings 80s rocker favorites Aunt Betty back to town on both Friday & Saturday nights. Check out their menu and events at http://budssportsbar.com . Sugars BBQ Downtown Sugars has live music almost every night, but the weekends really cook at 5th & Broad Street. This weekend, Soul Survivor plays Friday night with guitar wizard Johnny Campbell. Saturday night finds Skin Deep playing their great groove from 9 p.m. until midnight.
Music Institute of Chicago Celebrates Chicago Jazz Legend Benny Goodman
His musical impact transcended the trailblazing jazz performances of his early career. Goodman was also a classical musician, who commissioned and premiered landmark compositions from artists such as Aaron Copland and Bela Bartok. Other highlights of the 201314 season include internationally acclaimed cellist and MIC alumnus Peter Seidenberg November 16; a triple bill of Quintet Attacca, Axiom Brass, and Mark George on piano March 1; pianist Inna Faliks May 3; and organist Nathan Laube May 17. Music Institute of Chicago The Music Institute of Chicago believes that music has the power to sustain and nourish the human spirit; therefore, our mission is to provide the foundation for lifelong engagement with music. Founded in 1931, the Music Institute has grown to become one of the three largest and most respected community music schools in the nation. Offering musical excellence built on the strength of its distinguished faculty, commitment to quality, and breadth of programs and services, the Music Institute is a member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts and accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Each year, the Music Institutes teachers and arts therapists reach thousands of students and clients of all ages and levels of experience. The Music Institute opens a new location this fall at Fourth Presbyterian Churchs Gratz Center in downtown Chicago. Other Music Institute locations include Evanston, Winnetka, Lincolnshire, Lake Forest, and Downers Grove. In addition, the Music Institute is proud of its longstanding partnership with the Chicago Public Schools through its Arts Link program. The Music Institute offers lessons, classes, and programs in four distinct areas: the Community School, Academy, Institute for Therapy through the Arts, and Nichols Concert Hall. The Music Institute of Chicagos festival celebrating Benny Goodman takes place Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2, at 7:30 p.m.
Universal Music Group Names Michele Anthony Executive Vice President, U.S. Recorded Music
Recorded Music, effective November 1, 2013. Reporting to UMG Chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge, Anthony will also work closely with UMG Executive Vice President and CFO Boyd Muir, as well as the U.S. recorded music management teams in maximizing commercial and strategic opportunities across labels, establishing new revenue streams, forming alliances with third parties and overseeing a variety of the company’s special projects. In making the announcement, Grainge said, “There are scarce executives in music with the depth of Michele’s experience on both the label and artist sides of the industry. Michele’s versatility and creative approach to business will make her a valuable addition to our management team.” Anthony said, “Over the past several years, Lucian Grainge has transformed Universal Music into the industry’s most progressive music company. I’m excited to be a part of the forward-thinking executive team Lucian has put into place, and I look forward to helping UMG lead the music industry’s reinvention, working along side the extraordinary artists, employees and entrepreneurs that make up today’s UMG.” Most recently, Anthony founded 7H Entertainment, a consulting and management firm whose clients have included Pearl Jam, Black Sabbath & Ozzy Osbourne, Prince, Bjork and Soundgarden. Prior to forming 7H in 2006, Anthony was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Sony Music Label Group U.S. where she oversaw the day-to-day management and operations of the company’s labels. In this capacity, Anthony oversaw all key divisions, formed a wide variety of strategic alliances and facilitated the signing of numerous important artists. Anthony also served as Sony Music Entertainment’s liaison to other Sony divisions and companies, including Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony Electronics. Prior to that, she served as Executive Vice President, and joined Sony Music in 1990 as Senior Vice President, where she established and managed the company’s regional A&R offices in addition to overseeing special projects and new business opportunities. Prior to Sony Music, Anthony was a partner in the entertainment law firm of Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Phillips, where herclients included Guns N’ Roses, Alice In Chains, Ozzy Osbourne, Soundgarden,Rick Rubin, Sub Pop Records, The Sugarcubes and The Pixies. Anthony currently chairs the Global Poverty Project (GPP) Global Citizen Tickets Initiative, a campaign whereby major artists donate concert tickets that are earned when users take specified actions to end global poverty. She also is an advisor for GPP’s Annual Central Park Global Citizen Festival. She has served on the boards of the Recording Industry Association of America; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation (Executive Board Member); Rock The Vote (Executive Board Member); and the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children. ABOUT UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP Universal Music Group is the global music leader, with wholly owned operations in 60 territories. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry’s premier music publishing operations worldwide. Universal Music Group’s labels include A&M/Octone, Angel, Astralwerks, Blue Note Records, Capitol Christian Music Group, Capitol Records, Capitol Records Nashville, Caroline, Decca, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, Emarcy, EMI Records Nashville, Fonovisa, Geffen Records, Harvest, Interscope Records, Island Records, Machete Music, Manhattan, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Motown Records, Polydor Records, Republic Records, Universal Music Latino, Verve Music Group, Virgin Records, Virgin EMI Records, as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. The Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalogue of music in the industry, which includes the last 100 years of the world’s most popular artists and their recordings. UMG’s catalogue is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). Universal Music Group also includes Global Digital Business, its new media and technologies division and Bravado, its merchandising company. Universal Music Group is a fully owned subsidiary of Vivendi. @yahoofinance on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook Related Content Chart Your most recently viewed tickers will automatically show up here if you type a ticker in the “Enter symbol/company” at the bottom of this module.