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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.
LSP to Host SERFA Showcase | May 3, 2013
Loretta Sawyer Promotions will be presenting the "Uncorked" showcase room at The South East Region Folk Alliance (SERFA) Conference May 16 and 17 in North Carolina.
This year Loretta Sawyer Promotions will be introducing Chicago folk singer/songwriter Mark Dvorak, who is attending SERFA for the first time. Dvorak, who was named "Chicago's Troubadour" by WFMT 98.7 FM Fine Arts Radio last year, has sustained a career of performing, recording and teaching (Artist in Residence at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music) that has spanned more than twenty-five years. His 2011 Waterbug Records release, Time Ain't Got Nothin' On Me, received national airplay and positioned on the Roots Music Report/Folk DJ Charts.
Other performers include Loretta Sawyer Agency's Featured Artist Michael Johnathon, plus Debra Cowan, Tom Irwin, Chico Schwall, Friction Farm, Kim Richardson, David Rosenfield, Rob Lytle and Matt Borrello.
For Immediate Release: Announcing Loretta Sawyer Agency | April 7, 2013
Chicago, IL – Introducing the Loretta Sawyer Agency: networking singer-songwriters with venues to bring quality entertainment to the national audience.
The Loretta Sawyer Agency's main focus is acoustic arts. Our artists reach audiences with a variety of music concerts and presentations that entertain and educate. Based in Chicago, Illinois, Loretta Sawyer, principle agent, has worked in the music business for almost two decades in music and entertainment writing, media relations and publicity, and radio distribution and music promotion.
Licensed, bonded and insured, the Loretta Sawyer Agency brings professional credentials to our roster of artists and talent buyers. Publicity and promotion for booked events is provided in partnership with Loretta Sawyer Promotions.
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