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Step Up to the Mic: SMW12 Music Events

Step Up to the Mic: SMW12 Music Events

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

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When we going through our advisory board to curate event guides, we knew we had to turn to Jesse Kirshbaum to give us his top picks for music. Jesse is the founder, CEO and talent agent at the New Universal Entertainment Agency. Over the past 10 years, Jesse has been in the trenches of the music business, specializing in securing talent for concerts, tours and endorsement deals for his various clients and brand partners all over the world.

Founded by Jesse in 2006, NUE Agency prides itself on being an international, boutique firm with connections to all the major talent houses while retaining the spirit of an indie. Jesse shares a dynamic enthusiasm and passion for shaping the new music business one deal at a time.

In 2012, Jesse has helped evolve NUE Agency into aveNUE Music Partnerships being one of the first talent agencies to release albums too. It’s first release is “Generation X” by The Dean’s List and was released April 2. Jesse is also the co-founder and visionary behind SoundCtrl (, a music and technology convergence community and website that is focused on amplifying Music:Tech Culture.

You’ll want to connect with him at @JesseKay and then check out his recommended events:

Social Media Week Opening Night At Rockit Bar & Grill (Chicago)
Global Brands vs. Global Celebrities: Who’s the smarter marketer? With Omar Epps (Los Angeles)
Fireside Chat With Troy Carter, Founder and CEO Of Atom Factory (Los Angeles)

Found: Artist Talk: Music, Machines And Being A Human In Our Online Future (Glasgow)
Music And Social Media: The Impact On User Experience, New Rules Of ‘Engagement’ Between Artists And Fans And Drivers Of Change in Online Marketing (Torino)
Social Music Meetup (London)

The Recording Academy And Soundctrl Present: Where Music, Social & Tech Collide (Invite Only) (Los Angeles)

Keynote: Beverly Jackson, Director of Marketing & Social Media at the Grammy Awards (Los Angeles)
Bandpage: A Fire Side Chat With J Sider, CEO & Founder (Los Angeles)
Genreless: Decoding Music Fusion In The Digital Era (Los Angeles)

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