2009 MIDEM (Marche International de L’Edition Musicale)

18 12 2008

18-21 January 2009

*The Faux Socialite© hums BTO’s Taking Care of Business followed by Rick Ross’ Everyday I’m Hustlin’. Does dance. Wears lucky 2007 Prada sandals. Contemplates First or Business Class Ticket to Cannes. Times are hard. Business it is.*


MIDEM, held in Cannes at the Palais des Festivals, is THE international tradeshow for the music entertainment and technologies industry! See and build international trends, deals, alliances in business areas such as:

  • Live music: Ticketing and Venue Management
  • Talent: Artist Discovery and Development
  • Imaging and Branding
  • Listening Sessions
  • The International Manager Summit
  • The International Publishing Summit: Discussions on innovative practice, music publishing and liscencing
  • The International Indie Summit
  • Classical and Jazz Music Conferences
  • Legal Conferences and International Association of Entertainment Lawyers (IAEL) Continuing Education

Check out the 2008 trailer:

Faux Socialites, this is THE conference, if done correctly, to carve your own niche – record deal, record label, record company – and achieve Ultimate Faux Socialite status! 

2009 Event Schedule here

*The Faux Socialite© settles into business class. Mellows out to LornaLee and Calms Forte pills. Oh, la, la!*

10th Cape Town International Jazz Festival

5 12 2008

3-4 April 2009

Celebrating its 10th edition, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival has become one of the African continent’s most prestigious international events since its inception in 2000.

Hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre with over 35, 000 in attendance, more than 40 international and local artists and five stages,  this event – “Africa’s Grandest Gathering” – will once again enchant, energize and reward newcomers and loyal fans alike with world-class music!

Oh! And Faux Socialites…DO check out Clifton Beach 4!

Image Courtesy of Southafrica.to