San Francisco Bay Area Artist Katie Garibaldi Plays at IDC Showcase, A Night Of Music, Drinks & Dancing at Retox Lounge

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San Francisco Bay Area independent music artist, Katie Garibaldi, will perform at the Independent Distribution Collective (IDC) event "IDC Presents A Night Of Music, Drinks & Dancing!" featuring live music from IDC artists Karney, Katie Garibaldi, Peck The Town Crier, and Roy G Biv & The Mnemonic Devices. The concert will take place Saturday, April 24, 2010 (Doors open at 8:00 pm and music starts at 9:00 pm).

Living Dream Music announces that San Francisco Bay Area independent music artist, Katie Garibaldi, will be performing with her backup band at an Independent Distribution Collective (IDC) showcase at the Retox Lounge on Saturday, April 24th, 2010 for "A Night Of Music, Drinks & Dancing!" Other SF area and IDC bands on the bill are Karney, Peck The Town Crier, and Roy G Biv and The Mnemonic Devices.

Retox Lounge is located at 628 20th Street San Francisco, CA 94107. This event is $7 at the door and 21+. Doors open at 8:00 pm and the music starts at 9:00 pm. Plenty of parking available. Visit the Retox Lounge website at

Katie Garibaldi, who recently released her new album "Next Ride Out" and signed with IDC in late 2009, calls the distribution label, "A real gem. It's not too often you find good honest people who not only work very hard for indie artists, but who truly care and believe in you're career. Also, since they're located in San Francisco, it's been a thrill for me to be so involved in the projects we've worked on. I've had nothing but the best experience being an IDC artist and I'm so honored and excited to be a part of their showcase!"

The event promises to be a spectacular showcase, highlighting some of Bay Area's best indies. Learn more about the artists and hear their music at their websites:

Independent Distribution Collective was conceived in 2004 and has since become a strong sales and marketing force. IDC currently distributes over 200 titles physically, and another 50 or so digitally, and has also recently launched IDCLicensing and a marketing and promotion turnkey called "InstantDistro". For more info, visit

Katie Garibaldi is a touring indie singer/songwriter and guitarist from the San Francisco Bay Area. At the age of 25, she recently released her sixth full-length album, Next Ride Out, produced by editor in chief of Guitar Player magazine Michael Molenda, and is also named a Music Connection Magazine Top 100 Unsigned Artists of 2009. Skope Magazine says, "Overall, Katie Garibaldi and her new work offer remarkable traits such as: true-to-oneself-artistry, excellent musicianship and lyrics and vocals to die for." Radioindy calls Next Ride Out, "a folk-pop tour de force to rival those of similar singer-songwriters whose brands are veritable household names. Like Sheryl Crow, Jewel, Fiona Apple or Ani DiFranco, Garibaldi is a soulful singer/songwriter of real - if largely unheralded - merits." JB Swift of Swift Reviews writes, "It's no surprise that yet another good album comes out of San Francisco, CA. Singer/Songwriter Katie Garibaldi, however, raises the bar. Katie is no stranger to music as the owner of her own record label, Living Dream Music, a recording artist and touring performer. On her sixth full-length album, Next Ride Out, she showcases her skills as a true Americana artist." Next Ride Out is currently being played on over 30 radio stations nationally, as well as many internet radio stations, including WomensRadio and Women of Substance Radio, and can also be heard on various international stations. WomensRadio included Katie on their "Hot Up-N-Comers of 2010" and she was also featured in Sonicbids "Artists 2 Watch" presented by Skope Mag in February 2010.

Katie is an innovative businesswoman, volunteers as the San Francisco chapter coordinator of the non-profit organization that supports artists and songwriters, Songsalive!, the owner of her own label, Living Dream Music, a creative recording artist, and aggressive national touring performer who has acquired a devoted fan base, due in large part to her engaging live shows, and personal connection to her listeners through her music.

For more information about Katie Garibaldi and tour dates, go to: and

Next Ride Out is available at, iTunes,, CD Baby, and leading music stores and chains near you.

To receive a review copy of Next Ride Out or to request an interview with Katie Garibaldi, please contact Christopher Buttner at, at 415-233-7350 or email: chris(at)prthatrocks(dot)com.

For Radio inquiries please contact Brian Gerhard at Rocket Shop Promotions at telephone: 303-258-6806 or via email at brian(at)rocketshoppromotions(dot)com.

For US distribution inquiries, please contact Steffen Franz or Ben Lang at Independent Distribution Collective, telephone: 415-292-7007 or via e-mail at sales(at)independentdistro(dot)com

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