[SCA] "Almost Famous" at UCLA Fri, Jan 29

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Tue Jan 26 22:50:47 PST 2010


*Come meet prominent music industry professionals at "Almost Famous" on
Friday, Jan 29 at 8pm in Covel Grand Horizon!!  See below for more info or
check out our website: http://www.sca.ucla.edu/sca/*
[image: AF5.jpg picture by Verseus]
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*Almost Famous Meets the Grammy's*


Celebrating half a decade of connecting emerging artists with music industry
professionals, Verseus Entertainment Group (VEG) extends its networking
event and music showcase, Almost Famous, to the West Coast.  The event will
kick-off the 2010 Grammy weekend, Friday, January 29th at 8PM in Los Angeles
at the UCLA Campus Grand Horizon Ballroom.

Founded in 2004, the Atlanta-based Almost Famous Show is an outlet for
artists to be introduced to prominent music industry professionals. Many
successful artists have graced the Almost Famous stage such as Kaleena
(Dirty Money), Gucci Mane, Killer Mike, B.o.B., and Rock City
(Konvict/Interscope) among others.  Previous attendees of the show include
award winning producers Rodney Jerkins (Beyonce, Brandy), Bryan "Michael"
Cox (Usher, Mary J, Mariah Carey), DJ Toomp (T.I., Kanye West, Jeezy, Jay
Z), Mr. Collipark (Ying Yang Twins, Soulja Boy, Jamie Foxx); artist managers
and A&Rs Chaka Zula (DTP), Kawan "KP" Prather (John Legend) Orlando Mc Ghee
(Gucci Mane, OJ the Juice) and industry tastemakers TJ Chapman (TJ's DJ's)
and Core DJs founder Tony Neal.


The West Coast Edition of Almost Famous will be sponsored by Outta Pocket
Entertainment, which is a label owned and operated by New York Jets running
back Thomas Jones.  Jones will introduce R&B Vocalist Myko and Midwest
Rapper T-Tone, who are both signed to his label.  Los Angeles Rapper
Roccett, SF Bay Area Rapper Willie Joe, Houston Pop/R&B Vocalist Miss Mykie,
Florida Rapper Sho Zoe, North Carolina Rapper B Stacks, R&B Vocalist
Bertell, Grammy Award Nominated Singer and Songwriter Nate Walka (Blame it o
the Alcohol) and other exceptionally talented recording artists from across
the country will grace the stage as well.  Additional event sponsors include
Hittmenn DJ's, Faculty Entertainment, New Music Seminar, and Pocket Style
Entertainment.


Verseus Entertainment Group is a boutique entertainment firm with an
emphasis in public relations, event management, promotions and artist
consulting. Over the years, Verseus Entertainment Group has produced over 50
Almost Famous Shows in Atlanta, New York City, Miami, Mississippi and
Alabama. VEG has also provided publicity, event management and promotion to
New York Times best-selling author Omar Tyree, Billboard Hip Hop and R&B
Conference, Atlantis Music Conference, and a host of others.


Hope to see you there!
-Student Committee for the Arts at UCLA
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