“The Muzooka platform provides incredible value to music promoters, booking agents, festivals and more, enabling them to discover emerging artists in a more efficient manner."
DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) January 20, 2016
Muzooka, a digital platform streamlining the process of artist discovery for live music programmers, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Gold & Gold Productions, founded by award-winning hall of fame music promoter, Ron Sakamoto. Sakamoto, a member of Muzooka’s Board of Directors since 2013, will work more closely with the company moving forward.
“As Muzooka continues to expand in providing the best digital resources for music venues, concert promoters and other event programmers, it is imperative for the company to align with industry leading individuals and companies,” said Shawn Wilson, CEO, Muzooka. “Ron (Sakamoto) is an incredible asset to our Board of Directors; we are excited to officially partner with Gold & Gold Productions to tap into their extensive knowledge of the industry and improve their operations through the utilization of Muzooka’s service offering.”
Sakamoto added, “The Muzooka platform provides incredible value to music promoters, booking agents, music festivals and more, enabling them to discover emerging artists in a more efficient manner. We are excited about leveraging our expertise and relationships in support of emerging artists from around the globe. We are on the cutting edge of discovering tomorrow’s stars today and being able to put them on stage!”
A leader in live music production and management in Canada and the U.S., Sakamoto’s 40 year concert portfolio includes the biggest names in music, including George Strait, Garth Brooks, music legend Johnny Cash, Shania Twain, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Johnny Reid, Keith Urban and many more. Sakamoto has won over 40 awards in the music industry, including an unprecedented 17 consecutive CCMA Awards for Talent Buyer/Promoter of the Year, resulting in the award being named after him. Sakamoto previously served on the board of the Country Music Association (CMA) in Nashville as well as the CCMA, and currently sits on the International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) Board of Directors. Ron Sakamoto was the 2014 Builder Inductee into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.
Muzooka [muh-ZOO-kah] is a digital music platform connecting artists with event organizers who are looking to work with emerging artists. Industry members create campaigns using Muzooka’s self managed opportunities tool, allowing interested artists to digitally submit their music directly to a range of live event programmers, including music venues, promoters, music festivals and radio stations. Muzooka doesn't charge aspiring artists, who only want to find their next great opportunity in a time and cost efficient manner. Industry participants can utilize Muzooka’s streamlined platform to receive content and quickly sort through submissions. Using discover mode, industry members can listen to the best 10 seconds of a song, as chosen by the artist, enabling industry professionals to save time. Muzooka also offers an embeddable widget, allowing industry partners to drive artists to their site, while still retaining the Muzooka experience. Everyone can participate via the web and Muzooka apps on iOS and Android, available on iTunes and Google Play. For more information, visit http://www.muzooka.com.
Jaime Sarrantonio, Marketing, Muzooka - Nashville
Tel: 860.922.1667 | Email: jaime(at)muzooka.com