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Musexpo, WRS & ASCAP Expo

Norway in Hollywood

by Webmaster, 13.04.2012

This year Norway is represented by three artists showcasing at Musexpo and one at Worldwide Radio Summit in Hollywood. In addition, Stargate producers reveal the secrets of their success.

It is soon the time of the year when music industry professionals gather up in Hollywood. The Worldwide Radio Summit (WWRS) brings hundreds of radio influencers together from around the world on April 27-28, 2012. The event takes place at the W hotel in Hollywood and has its’ showcase nights at the S.I.R. Studios. Stavanger based pop duo ‘The Norwegian Fords’ will be performing at a showcase on April 27.

Just a day after, Hollywood will also host the eighth MUSEXPO, April 29 – May 2. Just like WWRS, MUSEXPO will be held at the W Hotel in Hollywood with showcases at S.I.R. Studios. This year’s Norwegian acts include country/folk artist Ida Jenshus, electronic pop-rock chick Karina Hanssen and pop boyband The Fluxx. MUSEXPO coincides with two other events: A&R Worldwide’s Global Synch & Consumer Brands Summit on May 2nd and the International Songwriting Summit on April 29th.

The American Association of composers, authors and publishers, ASCAP, presents their ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO on April 19-21, 2012 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The event gathers songwriters, composers and producers together to inspire and to be inspired. Grammy-winning Stargate –producers Mikkel Eriksen and Tor Hermansen from Norway will hold a Master Session sharing their experiences and knowledge of songwriting and hitting the top of the charts.


Showtimes (@ S.I.R. Studios Hollywood):

The Norwegian Fords – Friday, April 27th at 9.30pm (stage 2)

The Fluxx – Sunday, April 29th at 8pm (stage 1)

Ida Jenshus – Monday, April 30th at 8.30pm (stage 2)

Karina Hanssen – Monday, April 30th at 10pm (stage 1)

(more info at www.musexpo.net)

(Photo of Ida Jenshus: Kim Ramberghaug)

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