Social Media Club San Francisco / Silicon Valley brings together musicians and their fans to discuss music our collective love of music and the new ways the artists and their supporters are connecting at our November meetup.
We have a panel that includes musicians who are using social media to build their fan base as well as communicate with them, raving fans as well as social media professionals. We're looking for an audience that is ready to discuss the music they make - or that moves them - and how social media has impacted their interaction.
- Victoria 'VDog' Haller, music fan and in the Chris Mann video 'Heartless'
- Chuck Fishman, musician
- Christel Vanderboom, online promotion for Blame Sally
- Jean Shirk, Public Relations for the SF Symphony
- Keiko Takamura, singer/songwriter and virtual celebrity in the world of Second Life
- Jonah Matranga, musician
- Victor Barclay from TheFamous
In addition to socializing and networking, you can participate discussion that includes exploration of:
- Helping musicians/artists build a fan base and keep connected.
- Helping fans share their passion with other fans. Listeners using social media to discover new musicians.
- Connecting with live performers with audiences across the world.
The networks that musicians and fans use to distribute or download tunes. Arrive ready to connect and listen - to discussion as well as music. In fact, we're seeking submissions for the songs that will make up the meetup's soundtrack. Interested in sharing your music? Shoot us your details please.
Silicon Valley Rocks! 2009 will bring together the Valley’s tech community – from VCs and entrepreneurs to bloggers and software developers – to raise money for Music in Schools Today (MuST), a Bay Area non-profit that seeks to rescue music programs from budget cuts. The second annual showcase will once again feature Silicon Valley bands and original rockers who will entertain your entire social graph.
Silicon Valley Rocks! will take place on Wednesday, December 9th at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Ticket purchases are tax deductible. Friends of Social Media Club can save $5 off tickets at all pricing levels by clicking here: http://svrocks09.eventbrite.com/?discount=smc5off
We will also be giving away a free ticket to Silicon Valley Rocks! to three lucky winners the night of our event, so hope you will join us for what is turnign out to be a very musical 45 days in the Bay Area.
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Social Media Club SFO
The members of the San Francisco Chapter of Social Media Club (SMCSFO) commit to developing and supporting best practices of transparency, authenticity, and ethics in the use of social media and social networking. Our members are leaders in the field and are helping to define these business practices. SMCSFO brings together communications professionals, journalists, artists, students & anyone interested in learning and sharing, networking, having fun & making a difference to learn from one another in monthly events. http://socialmediaclub.org/sanfrancisco/