Madison, WI (PRWEB) February 2, 2009
Renowned drummer and author of Tour: Smart, Martin Atkins will hold a seminar and book signing at Madison Media Institute. The event, which is free to the public, will take place Monday, February 9th, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Space is limited. To register, go to http://www.toursmartmadison.eventbrite.com. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Madison Media Institute is located at 2702 Agriculture Drive in Madison.
Best known as a member of several post-punk and industrial groups, including Pigface and Public Image Ltd., Atkins also has performed with such bands as Ministry, Killing Joke, and Nine Inch Nails. Founder of Chicago-based Invisible Records, for over twenty years Atkins has discovered and promoted numerous bands. In addition, he currently teaches "The Business of Touring" at Columbia College in Chicago. His book Tour: Smart, an insider's guide for bands hitting the often perilous road, has been called "The ultimate touring manual" by Mojo Magazine.
Madison Media Institute | College of Media Arts has been preparing students for jobs in electronic media for 40 years. MMI is considered a leading resource for training and expertise in entertainment and media. All MMI degree programs offer the latest tools and techniques, providing students with the training they need to pursue a career in entertainment and media arts. MMI graduates become media systems technicians, electronic systems designers, videographers, web designers, 3D animators, music producers, sound engineers, or one of many other entertainment and media professionals. For more information about Madison Media Institute, call (608) 663-2000 or visit the website at http://www.madisonmedia.edu.