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about loretta sawyer promotions
Loretta Sawyer Promotions provides music promotion and publicity for artists, record labels and event producers, with an emphasis on acoustic, folk, and bluegrass. With offices in Chicago, IL and Lexington, KY, we provide multi-media contacts with extensive national connections.
LSP provides personalized, affordable promotional services for bands and artists of any budget. Whether you need full radio distribution and promotion of a new album, a local press release for an event, or promotional tour support, it is worthwhile to have a professional on your side.
Specialized services include CD distribution to Folk/Americana/Bluegrass Chart reporting stations, with follow-up, playlist monitoring, and airplay tracking; writing and formatting one-sheets, press kits, and social media pages; press releases and distribution mailings to media contacts, publications, and reviewers; event, gig, and tour support; liner notes; networking assistance; and personal representation at music industry conferences.
Loretta Sawyer is a PR/Media specialist with over 15 years of marketing and promotional experience. Her credits include hundreds of published articles in national magazines, association publications and newspapers. Loretta has worked with national and regional artists, contributed her talents to environmental causes, and recently contributed national publicity and promotion for Michael Johnathon's WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour and the national public television broadcast of the Walden play.
Fall's Music Foliage | September 16, 2013
Michael Johnathon and the WoodSongs crew head to the Ozarks for a special broadcast.
The internationally syndicated radio, TV and online broadcast of the WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour is going to Eureka Spring, Arkansas for a special double broadcast taping at The Aud on Saturday, October 26. Michael Johnathon will also be performing a concert set Friday evening October 25 as part of the Ozark Folk Festival’s Music in the Park.
Loretta Sawyer Acoustic Arts will be hosting the “Uncorked” showcase room at Folk Alliance Region Midwest Conference in St. Louis, October 24-26. Thursday night “Uncorked” presents the F.A.R.M. Lantern Bearer reception in honor of Mark Dvorak who is the 2013 recipient of the award for his contribution to folk music and the music community. Dvorak’s career as a performer, songwriter, recording artist and educator has spanned more than 25 years. Friday and Saturday nights the “Uncorked” showcase room will feature 13 different artists.
Loretta Sawyer Promotions provided publication guidance and customized local promotion for the new book A Grieving Widow's Journal; A Collection of Thoughts by Nancy Steker and Susan Troppito.
Comfort Food (Vicki & Rich Ingle) team up with The George Mattson Trio for a special evening of music honoring the songs and career of Illinois singer/songwriter John Prine at the Maple Street Chapel Folk Concert Series in Lombard, IL on October 19.
Uncommon Ground on Clark in Chicago, IL presents Songwriter Triple Play- Mark Dvorak, Donna Adler and David Hawkins (Three songwriters/Three Styles) on Sunday October 20 at 8pm. Visit markdvorak.com for a complete schedule and news.
"I Hate to See the Summer Go" is a song on Mark Dvorak’s Time album, and one that certainly fits how most of us will be feeling as summer winds down and we move quickly into fall.
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