Live Review: New Music Seminar Opening Night @ The Music Box

New Music Seminar, the future of music conference for artists and industry taste makers, kicked off the Los Angeles event with a sold-out red carpet NMS Opening Night Party dubbed the “The After Grammy Jammy,” on February 14th at The Music Box. Sponsored by AriZona Beverages, the packed house included new music business and featured performances by soul rockers The Little Death; UK Sensation King Charles; hip-hop artist and DJ Blaqstarr; MTV America’s Best Dance Crew DJ, DJ MIA; Dance/electronica sensation Jessie and The Toy Boys; Los Angeles-based buzz band Of Verona and New Orleans singer-songwriter Ben Hunter and Indie 103.1’s Native Wayne Jobson and Tedd Roman.

Appearances were made by Heather Graham, Fran Drescher, Rancid’s Tim Armstrong, Grammy Award winning Sound Engineer Gavin Lurssen; Songwriter Itaall Shur (Rob Thomas/ Santana’s “Smooth”); ReverbNation’s Michael Doernberg; and Leading Executives from Pandora, MySpace Music, Atlantic Records; J Records; Geffen Records; BigChampagne, Discmakers/CD Baby; OurStage; TAG Strategic; Bandzoogle; GigsWiz plus key new music technology companies, entrepreneurs, artists, labels, music services, venture capitalists, ad agencies and more.

New Music Seminar continues to bring together leaders from across the front edges of music, technology and beyond to speak and share ideas during a multi-day networking and educational extravaganza.

Check out our favorite images from the event:

Fran Drescher

The Little Death


Of Verona

Jessie and the Toy Boys 

Jessie and the Toy Boys
DJ Blaqstarr

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All photos by Markus Alexander 

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