Music - BritWeek Breakfast at MUSEXPO Conference

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MUSEXPO, a key, high-level music industry conference, takes place from April 27-30 at the Hyatt West Hollywood and nearby live music venues, including the House of Blues. Many UK companies, industry speakers and acts will participate in the seminars and showcases.

In conjunction with BritWeek2008, a breakfast focusing on British companies and music at MUSEXPO will be held from 8:00 to 9:30 am at the Hyatt West Hollywood on Tuesday, April 29th. The Breakfast is open only to registered MUSEXPO participants and is co-sponsored by UK Trade & Investment and Passport Approved, a syndicated radio program hosted by Sat Bisla that airs Saturdays in Los Angeles on Indie 103.1.

A total of 10 UK artists will be showcasing at this year’s MUSEXPO, including Jack Savoretti, Our Lunar Activities, Story One, Rotating Leslie, Big Linda, Mexicolas, Jensen, Headway, The Vibrants and Frank Turner.

Among the key British executives already lined-up to speak and/or participate at this year’s MUSEXPO are:

  • Peter Asher, Partner, Strategic Artist Management
  • Sat Bisla, President/Founder, A&R Worldwide/MUSEXPO
  • Kenny Gates, Co-President, PIAS Entertainment Group
  • Nick Gatfield, President, Island Records Group ( UK )
  • Harvey Goldsmith, President/Founder, Harvey Goldsmith Presents
  • Andy Gould, Founder Spectacle Group (co-manager Rob Zombie and Guns N Roses)
  • Nic Harcourt, Music Director, KCRW Los Angeles
  • Safta Jaffrey, Managing Director, Taste Media/Taste Music ( UK )
  • Mark Jones, Managing Director, Wall of Sound ( UK )
  • Steve Jones from The Sex Pistols
  • Ande MacPherson, Head of Programming, Xfm Radio Network ( UK )
  • Kenny MacPherson, President/Sr. Executive Chrysalis Music N. America
  • David Massey, President Mercury Records (US)
  • Andrew Phillips, Media Consultant, Channel 4
  • Chris Price, Head of Music Programming, MTV UK & Ireland
  • Nick Raphael, President, Epic Records ( UK )
  • Nick Robinson, Sr. Executive Writer/Publisher Relations Europe, BMI
  • Nathalie Schwarz, Board Member, C4 (Channel 4, UK )
  • Ajax Scott, Former Publisher, Music Week ( UK )
  • Mark Strippel, Head of Music, BBC Asian Network
  • Mike Walsh, Head of Music, Xfm Radio Network ( UK )


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