Melanie Fiona Among Performers at 15th Annual Sundance ASCAP Music Café
Lights! Camera! Music! The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is pleased to announce its lineup of events for the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The 15th annual Sundance ASCAP Music Café -- running during the daytime from January 18th through the 25th -- will present an eclectic mix of songwriters and artists, from legendary icons to rising stars, all hand-picked by ASCAP. In addition, an invitation-only ASCAP Composer-Filmmaker Cocktail Party will take place on January 22nd, providing a fantastic opportunity for filmmakers and music creators to connect in a warm and intimate setting.
"Every great film needs great music, and for 15 years, the Sundance Film Festival and ASCAP have celebrated that connection of music and image with the Sundance ASCAP Music Café," said ASCAP Assistant Vice President and Sundance ASCAP Music Café producer Loretta Muñoz. "The eight days of outstanding programming provide the perfect environment for independent filmmakers to meet and network with composers and songwriters. Whether you're trying to find the perfect music for your movie, or vice-versa, the Sundance ASCAP Music Café is your hub for music throughout the Festival."
The Music Café will be located at Rich Haines Gallery (751 Main Street, Park City, UT) and will be free and open to all Festival credential holders (21 and older). Performances are scheduled to begin each day at 2:00pm. Featured performers at the 15th annual Sundance ASCAP Music Café include: Jill Barber, Jonathan Batiste & Stay Human, Andrew Bird, Blue Sky Riders (Kenny Loggins, Georgia Middleman & Gary Burr), Dave Berg, Nataly Dawn (of Pomplamoose), Jack Dempsey and Elvis Murphy, Kat Edmonson, Ramy Essam (from the film The Square), Melanie Fiona, Frankmusik, The Head and the Heart, Here We Go Magic, Greg Holden, Eric Hutchinson, Paul Kelly, Dave Mason, Ryan Miller (of Guster and the filmsIn a World... and Toy's House), Sea Wolf, Kim Taylor (from the film I Used to Be Darker) andDrake White.
To view a complete schedule of performances and for more information, please visit www.ascap.com/sundance.
Music in Film
The 2013 Sundance Film Festival includes many films that prominently feature the music of ASCAP's composer and songwriter members. ASCAP composers who have scored Festival films this year include: Christofer Ahde (STIM) [Benjamin's Flowers], Casey Basichis (Thank You), Will Bates (We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks), Danny Bracken (Blood Brother), Paul Brill(Gideon's Army), John Debney (jOBS), Keegan DeWitt (Life According to Sam and This is Martin Bonner), Flying Lotus (Until the Quiet Comes), Dan Golden (Feral), Joel Goodman (Which Way is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington), Leonardo Heiblum(Who Is Dayani Crystal?), Scott Honea (The Rambler), Nathan Johnson (Don Jon's Addiction), Micki Kaufman (Concussion), Tim Kiefer (Thank You), Ronen Landa (Paraìso), Rim Laurens (SACEM) [Social Butterfly], J Lesser (99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film),Gary Marlowe (Houston), Chris Mars (In Hanford), David Mendez (A River Changes Course),Marian Mentrup (GEMA) [The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear], Ryan Miller (In a World... and Toy's House), Mahan Mobashery (GEMA) [The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear], Tommy Mokas (Concussion), Barb Morrison (Concussion), Emma Lee Moss(Austenland), Nico Mulhy (Kill Your Darlings),Carlo Siliotto (May in the Summer), Mark Sayfritz (PRS) [Jonah], Nick Seymour (The Summit), Yasuaki Shimizu (Cutie and the Boxer),Jason Staczek (The Roper), Aaron Lee Tasjan (The Way, Way Back), Kim Taylor (I Used to Be Darker), Greg Townley (Record/Play) and Wytold (Blood Brother)
THE ASCAP Composer-Filmmaker Cocktail Party
On the evening of January 22nd, ASCAP will host the ASCAP Composer-Filmmaker Cocktail Party. This is an invite-only, after-show celebration held at the Sundance ASCAP Music Café. This private event is for Festival filmmakers, ASCAP film composers, Sundance ASCAP Music Café artists and music supervisors. Festival filmmakers and film composers who are interested in attending may contact Rachel Perkins (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further details.