Malaco Artist Retreat Showcase | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Malaco Artist Retreat Showcase

Gospel artists compete for a chance to receive a cash prize, a recording contract and a chance to perform on the Word Network. Includes panel discussions on the gospel music industry. The seminar is from 9 a.m.-noon, and the showcase is at 7 p.m.

Malaco Records, the world’s leading gospel record company based in Jackson, MS is hosting the first annual Malaco Artists Retreat & Showcase competition! The Malaco Artists Retreat & Showcase is a national singing & performance competition developed to give unsigned artists an opportunity to showcase their talents, win prize money, receive a recording contract with one of the Malaco Music Group family of labels and perform on a national television show on The Word Network. The Word Network is available in over 200 countries and reaches nearly 60 million homes in the U.S. alone. In addition, there will be panel discussions conducted with veteran industry professionals in the areas of Gospel Radio, Marketing, Radio Promotions, Public Relations, Distribution, Booking & Management, Concert Promotion, Studio Production, Songwriting, Publishing, Copyrights, and How To Succeed in Today’s Gospel Music Industry. The M.A.R.S. event is free to the public. Come spend the day learning about the music business and experiencing Gospel music. It will be a great networking opportunity!!! The Malaco Artists Retreat & Showcase will take place on February 16, 2013 at the Stronger Hope Baptist Church located at 223 Beasley Road in Jackson, MS 39206. For more information and to register for the Showcase, visit For more information please contact D. A. Johnson at (601) 982-4522 ext. 206 or by his email .


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