Kings favorite singer-songwriter Tim Halperin will open for LeAnn Rimes with the Fort Worth Symphony on January 28th in Fort Worth Texas. Music labels will be in attendance.
Buzz Track: The Last Song
If you haven’t heard of singer-songwriter Tim Halperin, he has the #1 album on the iTunes singer-songwriter charts. Halperin also landed in the top 24 in last years American Idol and has shared the stage with Hot Chelle Ray, Cody Simpson, etc. The track The Last Song is a Kings favorite and it reminds us of The Fray.
Buzz Track: One on One
Daniel Rinaldi is an up and coming singer/songwriter based out of New York City and is set to release his debut solo EP and is off to a great start with the track One On One. Dan has toured with acts such as New Found Glory and Bedlight for Blue Eyes. For fans of Matt Nathanson, Maroon 5, One Republic, The Script, etc.
Buzz Track: Fragile
Fresh on the scene 16 year old Eden Jima just released a 4 song EP, working with top producers in pop & r&b. A list of upcoming performances will soon be posted on her website.
Buzz Track: Haley
16 year old singer-songwriter Noah Benardout from the UK living in Los Angeles will perform at NAMM on January 21st, The Whisky in Los Angeles (2/4) as well as SXSW in Austin. Two of Noah’s tracks were selected by Bands Under The Radar for their Best of 2011 Songs playlist on Spotify, and included on their compilation album BUTR Vol.4 available on iTunes. Check out the track Haley, a Kings favorite.
Kickstarter helped raise nearly $20 million for musicians last year.
“Music was the second most-funded category behind Film & Video last year, according to stats just shared by Kickstarter. In total, music projects rallied $19,801,685 (and 21 cents), a healthy chunk of the nearly $100 million in pledges in 2011. That is more than triple the volume from 2010, though we don’t have a music-specific breakdown from last year. ” (Digital Music News)