Starting July 11, 2005, in L.A., Euphonix will kick off the USA Break Free Tour (www.euphonix.com/breakfreetour), featuring the System 5-MC Integrated DAW Controller and the Euphonix-Hitachi Data Systems Audio Facility Network Server Solution.
The American Cinematheque and Motion Picture Sound Editors are pooling their resources to co-present a special show on Foley sound effects on July 13, 2005, at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
Moog Music and the Orange Peel announce a three-day celebration, Ether Music 2005, to be held at Moog Music, Asheville, N.C., from Thursday, Aug. 4 through Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005. The event will include workshops, speakers and performances by thereminists, a historical discussion from Bob Moog, a tour of the Moog Music factory and an original composition contest. Entries must be postmarked no later than June 17, 2005. For tickets and more information, visit ethermusic2005.com.
The 13th annual Cutting-Edge Music Business Conference, Aug. 18-21,2005, will be held at the Hotel Inter-Continental in New Orleans. The Cutting Edge workshops and seminars include general music business sessions, an entertainment law seminar, a Cutting Edge film workshop and much more. For a full schedule visit www.jass.com/cuttingedge.
The 2005 U.S. Indie Band and Film Expo (www.usindie.com) will take place in Fairpark Coliseum and Fairground in Beaumount, Texas, from Aug. 19-23, 2005. Independent bands will be performing on the four outdoor music stages running continuously from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Independent filmmakers will be showing their projects in film, video and animation on a large screen.
The fourth annual Music China international trade fair, held with Prolight + Sound Shanghai, takes place Oct. 19 to 22, 2005, at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Pudong Area, Shanghai. To date, more than 200 companies from 13 countries have confirmed participation. Visit www.musikmesse.com for more information.
Music Player Network has opened online registration for this October’s inaugural Music Player Live! (New York City, October 21-23, 2005) consumer music summit. Interested parties can log on to www.musicplayerlive.com to register.
The ShowBiz Expo (focusing on the evolving workflow process from production to post to the digital distribution of entertainment content) will be held on Nov. 4-5, 2005, at the Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Air Center (Santa Monica, Calif.). For more information, visit www.showbizexpo.com.