The Public Relations Pro Offers Novices Essential Tools To Succeed In The Nebulous World Of Music Media

Steve Levesque, a longtime music industry publicist and president of national music and entertainment public relations firm, Luck Media & Marketing, Inc. (www.luckmedia.com), will take part in the Songsalive! workshop in Las Vegas on Thursday, August 17 at 6 p.m. (www.songsalive.org/vegas

). With more than 25 years in the business, Levesque has represented iconic artists such as Chaka Khan, BUSH, Michael Jackson, LIT, James Brown, Sara Evans, Taylor Dayne, Billy Ray & Miley Cyrus, along with Sony, Warner Bros Records, RCA Records, and Musicians Institute to name a few. Founded in 1999, Levesque’s firm caters to breaking and emerging artists, combining traditional publicity techniques with innovative online grassroots marketing. Workshop attendees will gain his professional advice related to the critical aspects of public relations and marketing in the ever-changing music industry.

Songsalive! is the largest international non-profit membership organization that nurtures, supports, promotes and educates aspiring songwriters and composers. With more than 20 chapters worldwide, Songsalive! workshops bring together songwriters gather to play their songs, exchange feedback and develop relationships. The first half will include a round-table format where writers present one song each (on tape, CD or live) followed by Steve Levesque’s discussion in the second half, plus time to talk and network. Music pro Candace Kruse will moderate the event.

WHEN & WHERE:

August 17, 2009

Sam Ash Music

2747 S Maryland Parkway

Las Vegas, NV 89109

702-734-0007 (directions only)

6 p.m.

www.songsalive.org/vegas