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SXSW March 2011

6th April 2011

March is the time of year when it all happens at once! First comes the ILMC in London, which clashes with Canadian Music Week in Toronto! ILMC as always was very informative, with various panels and industry opinions from across the globe. Kicking off on the Thursday night with the fabulous industry  showcase hosted by Discovery 2 at the AAA Club in Kensington with a sterling line up including Eliza Newman. Directly after ILMC we flew straight out to Austin Texas for  SXSW ( South By South West), the annual international film, music and interactive conference and READ MORE

City Showcase London

15th April 2010

Dawson Breed Music is delighted to be helping out at  City Showcase London again this year. City Showcase, London’s leading festival for new music, takes place annually, this year from 5-9 May 2010. City Showcase provides public exposure, advice and mentoring, plus the crucial contacts that aspiring talent needs.  It culminates in a series of live events in venues across London giving musicians the opportunity to perform in West End stores and legendary venues such as The Borderline, the 100 Club and The Apple Store on Regents Street and in 2010 it extends to The O2 with READ MORE

SXSW – Austin, Texas

31st March 2010

Yes we've been really busy in March. Just as ILMC finished, we were off to SXSW in Austin, Texas. We saw some amazing artistes including Band of Skulls, Smoke Fairies, Kate Miller-Heidke, Gin Wigmore, Dappled Cities, Marina & the Diamonds  (Vandeville Falls have been sharing  Seb the drummer),  Findley Brown, Temper Trap, The Crookes, Nneka, The Killians, The Middle East, Kava Kava, Sass Jordan, The Law and many many more. We hooked up with some people in Nashville which was fun, Canada, Australia, Germany, The Netherlands, Yorkshire, Wales, Scotland, Liverpool so it really was a busy week!


30th March 2010

Dawson Breed Music attended the International Live Music Conference again this year meeting up with old and new friends and listening and discussing the future of the music business and the constant changes within it. There were some very entertaining panels as usual and interesting debates. Kicking off on Thursday March 11th with a production meeting discussing and sharing production issues such as weather conditions, staging and technical expectations  relevant for all those working on live production. Very useful for Bearded Theory Festival the festival we work closely with.

Noorderslag/Eurosonic 2010

21st January 2010

Again, we were at the Noorderslag/Eurosonic conference and showcase this year and saw some terrific bands. The European Breaker Awards were presented by the fabulous Joolz Holland, which was a great show and we were treated to live performances from the winners including Swedish artiste Jenny Wilson The Oosterpoort building which is the location for the Noorderslag Conference in a very snowy Groningen in The Netherlands.

Gibson Guitar Showroom Showcase

25th July 2009

Esoterica and The Boy Done Good at The Gibson Guitar Showroom showcase in London on June 23rd 2009 performed to a music industry only audience of promoters, indie labels, publishers, PR, press, TV & Radio. Despite the extreme heat, not just in temperature, both bands gave a fantastic performance. Noostar were there to film it too, check out their website, it's the online talent show, and The Boy Done Good are still holding the No1 position! Photographs courtesy of Chris at

London City Showcase

12th May 2009

London City Showcase took place earleir this year on 7th, 8th &9th  of May with new talent showcasing in various venues across London, and Dawson Breed Music were there, helping out at the Borderline.

Big O Birthday Bash – Roy Orbison birthday tribute concert and iTunes release announced

15th April 2009

Dawson Breed Music and Respect Music Limited have been working on a joint venture with young Edinburgh songwriter/producers Reid&Stanners to celebrate the songwriting talents of Roy Orbison. Barbara Orbison Productions has chosen the Reid&Stannersversion of You’re The One to be featured on a Roy Orbisontribute album due for imminent release on itunes. They will also perform the song for her at a special event to be held at The Gibson Rooms London on the 23rd April 2009 which is Roy Orbison’s birthday. Thursday April 23, 2009 marks the birthday of the legendary Roy Orbison READ MORE