BB: San Francisco National Music Industry Summit
Feb
10
to Feb 11

BB: San Francisco National Music Industry Summit

Join Balanced Breakfast in San Francisco on February 9th & 10th for our first national summit. We will be bringing all of the BB groups together for this event. 

Meet professionals from San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Austin, Charlotte and more. Learn from panels discussing everything from social media to licensing.

The 2-day event begins with a mixer event featuring a live music showcase, Friday, February 9th, followed by a full day of panels and after party on Saturday.

Saturday Panels:
Welcome & Warm-Up
Yoga, Dance, Excercise: Preparing For A Show
Marketing and Social Media
The Revival of Vinyl
How To Use Socia Media Better
Music and Tech
How To Book Better Shows
Artist Management
How To Write Better Songs
How To Build a Stronger Brand
Musician Showmanship and Performance
Music Industry Law
Sound and Engineering
Keynote

For sponsorship opportunities contact us at:
info@blncdbrkfst.com


Balanced Breakfast is a group of local music industry professionals that meet for "breakfast" on a regular basis. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the local scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make substantial progress doing what they love. (Music)

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BB: Seattle Music Industry Meetup
Jan
20
11:00 AM11:00

BB: Seattle Music Industry Meetup

The first Balanced Breakfast of 2018 will be a workshop on Lucrative Loyalty: How focusing your branding & strategy on an engaged-loyal fan community can ultimately create new opportunities for revenue and partnerships.

Kit & Lyle from The Noise Complaints Group will cover some theories and practical tips on:   • Importance of building a strong and consistent brand • Core fans versus casual fans • Knowing your audience and creating a deep connection with them • Creative and effective ways to build and engage a community of fans • Importance of social media, email, and streaming analytics • Why it’s important in the digital age to prove your marketability before signing with a label or pursuing sponsors

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BB: Reno Music Industry Meetup
Jan
14
11:30 AM11:30

BB: Reno Music Industry Meetup

Come join us for the first Reno/Tahoe Balanced Breakfast meet-up.
We have chosen to get all together in Downtown Reno at The Jungle.

Each attendee will have the opportunity to introduce himself/herself, and get to know the rest of the members. We would love to get some ideas from members attending, what topics they will mostly be interest in been discussed in future meet-ups.

Typically, Balanced Breakfast's topics change but often relate to actions we can employ that will help the scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love. (Music).

Bring your musicians and music professional friends with you.

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BB: Oakland Music Industry Meetup
Dec
15
8:00 AM08:00

BB: Oakland Music Industry Meetup

Join us for BB: Oakland Music Industry Meetup every Friday from 8-10 am at 9th Street Cafe in Berkeley, CA.
http://9thstreetcafe.com/

Meetings are open to anyone that is passionate about the music industry. Attendees share ideas and discuss actions that can be taken to help the Bay Area become a place where musicians and other industry professionals can make a living doing what they love... music!

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BB: SF Space Prom - Fry Fest
Dec
8
8:30 PM20:30

BB: SF Space Prom - Fry Fest

Balanced Breakfast presents SPACE PROM-FYRE FEST 2 hosted by The Y Axes

Space Prom is an atropicalyptic twist on an already space-themed, prom-themed, night of music and events. Fyre Fest was chaos (https://youtu.be/kzRMCEP3OIU) and Space Prom's Fyre Fest 2 promises to be no different. Joined by Loco Tranquilo, Unlikely Heroes and DJ Stefan Aronsen, we might just make it out alive.

The Y Axes - We are not the future of pop music; we are pop music from the future.
www.soundcloud.com/the-y-axes

LOCO TRANQUILO is a San Francisco band based in the heart of the Mission district. Fusing hypnotic and colorful melodies with funky grooves and jazzy, primordial rhythms, Loco Tranquilo is known for moving people on the dance floor while also tapping into the inner workings of the human experience.
www.soundcloud.com/locotranquilo

Unlikely Heroes - Unlikely Heroes is Hip-Hop/PunkRock band from San Francisco, Ca. This eclectic group is synthesizing Hip-Hop and Punk with beats and melody that are fresh, exciting, and long waited for. Boasting with high energy, venue rocking jams, they also find balance with spacey, vibe-y anthems to create a well-rounded experience and depth in their art form.
www.soundcloud.com/unlikelyheroes

DJ Stefan Aronsen - DJ Stefan Aronsen has been promoting music for 10 years but is new to performing. Wasting no time, he has already had the pleasure of DJing at Great American Music Hall, Rickshaw Stop, Neck of The Woods, Elbo Room, El Rio, Amnesia, PianoFight and The Royale.

PianoFight
Come by early to grab dinner and drinks before the show! PianoFight has a full kitchen and bar. If you plan on dining, we recommend you arrive 1.5 hours early. Restaurant seating is first come first serve. HAPPY HOUR MON-FRI 5:00-6:00pm

PARKING
Street parking is free after 6pm. We’re located 2 blocks from Powell BART, numerous muni lines and there are 3 parking lots within 1 block.

Balanced Breakfast started in San Francisco and now has meetups in 22 cities. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help our local scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love. (Music)

For more information visit: www.blncdbrkfst.com

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BB: Nashville Music Industry Meetup
Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

BB: Nashville Music Industry Meetup

Improving Nashville's music industry one breakfast (or happy hour!) at a time. Weekly casual meetup / hangout of musicians, label owners, bookers, publicists, mixers, engineers and bloggers -- aiming to share knowledge, network and strengthen the music industry. (all genres welcome!)
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We are a group of local music industry professionals that meet for breakfast. Attendees talk about actions we can take to help Nashville become a place where musicians and industry professionals can make money doing what they love: music!

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BB: Oakland Music Industry Meetup
Nov
17
8:00 AM08:00

BB: Oakland Music Industry Meetup

Join us for Balanced Breakfast: East Bay every Friday from 8-10 am at West Side Cafe in Berkeley, CA.

Meetings are open to anyone that is passionate about the music industry. Attendees share ideas and discuss actions that can be taken to help the Bay Area become a place where musicians and other industry professionals can make a living doing what they love... music!

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East Bay meetings are currently hosted by Joe Markert, David Earl, Fred Hausman III, Piper Payne, Cliff Tune, and Suzanne Yada.

The first Balanced Breakfast: Music Industry Meetup meeting was organized by Andy Freeman and Stefan Aronsen in San Francisco. Its rapid growth prompted Piper Payne and Brian Bergeron to carry the torch across the Bay and create Balanced Breakfast: East Bay.

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BB: Detroit Music Industry Meetup
Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

BB: Detroit Music Industry Meetup

BB is a group of local music industry professionals that meet for "breakfast" on a regular basis. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the local scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make substantial progress doing what they love. (Music)

Host: Jan Thompson

Discussion Topic: How do you prepare for recording in the studio?

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BB: San Francisco Music Industry Meetup
Nov
2
9:00 AM09:00

BB: San Francisco Music Industry Meetup

Join us at Wingtip Club in San Francisco for Balanced Breakfast, a music industry meetup, every 1st & 3rd Thursday morning. Our Thursday morning meetings in SF are at different POP-UP locations. The meetings are open to anybody that is passionate about the Music Industry.

THEME: Networking
HOST: Eve Fleishman

For more information visit: www.blncdbrkfst.com

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BB:Charlotte Music Industry Meetup
Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

BB:Charlotte Music Industry Meetup

We are a group of local musicians and industry professionals that meet for drinks. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love. (Music)
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Live music after for those who stick around across the street.
Join us for beer and music industry discussion, and help us build a better music community in CLT!

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BB:Temecula Valley Music Industry Meetup
Oct
28
10:30 AM10:30

BB:Temecula Valley Music Industry Meetup

The Balanced Breakfast Temecula Valley music industry meetup is our local chapter of a nationwide network of music industry insiders and music lovers who meet the 4th Saturday of every month; to network, share, socialize, and discuss music industry issues both locally and internationally, as well a promote gigs. If you have not been yet, then be there to see and hear what all the buzz is about!
We meet at Franklin's Cove in Murrieta ; 40675 Murrieta Hot Springs Rd. Murriet, CA 92562

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BB:Oakland Music Industry Meetup
Oct
27
8:00 AM08:00

BB:Oakland Music Industry Meetup

Join us for Balanced Breakfast: East Bay every Friday from 8-10 am at West Side Cafe in Berkeley, CA.

Meetings are open to anyone that is passionate about the music industry. Attendees share ideas and discuss actions that can be taken to help the Bay Area become a place where musicians and other industry professionals can make a living doing what they love... music!

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East Bay meetings are currently hosted by Joe Markert, David Earl, Fred Hausman III, Piper Payne, Cliff Tune, and Suzanne Yada.

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BB:SF Halloween Special Evening Music Industry Mixer
Oct
26
to Oct 27

BB:SF Halloween Special Evening Music Industry Mixer

Join us for a COSTUMED evening mixer at PianoFight on Thursday, October 26th. Please RSVP on Eventbrite so that we know how many guests to expect. Free RSVP for meeting, donations gladly accepted for music show. 

THEME: Halloween Party
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: 8-9PM
HOST: Stefan Aronsen
LIVE MUSIC & COSTUME CONTEST: Halloween A Go-Go, 9pm-12am

After introduction stay for Halloween Party/Live music 9-11:30PM

Van GoatNorthern Waste, & The Damn Fanatics round out the Northern Waste Residency at PianoFight with a Go-Go Dancing party. Everyone is encouraged to come to the meetup in costume and stick around and go-go dance for 3 awesome Balanced Breakfast bands!
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We are a group of local music industry professionals that meet for breakfast every Thursday. (This week is in the evening.) Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the Bay Area music scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love. (Music) Meetings are open to anybody that is passionate about the Music Industry. For more information visit www.blncdbrkfst.com

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BB: Austin Meetup with guest speaker Gwendolyn Seale
Oct
7
10:00 AM10:00

BB: Austin Meetup with guest speaker Gwendolyn Seale

Have you ever wondered what it takes to register your music?! Join us to learn more as we host Gwen from Mike Tolleson & Associates. Bring your questions, bring a friend and join us in a laid back environment! 

Gwendolyn Seale grew up in Houston Texas, across the street from Robert Earl Keen’s childhood home. Throughout this period, she had two main passions, basketball and music.

In her second year at SMU, she began interning at two music venues in the Dallas Deep Ellum district, Trees and The Bomb Factory, where she did everything from assisting with social media accounts to selling merchandise for bands. She also managed a local Austin band during her final year at SMU. Amidst working for venues and a band, she was an editor on the Science and Technology Law Review, where she began writing about the implications of social media in different areas of the law. This passion propelled her to take a social media law course with Professor John Browning after which they co-authored an article, “More Than Words: The Evidentiary Value of Emoji,” which received the G. Duffield Smith Outstanding Publication Award from the DRI in 2016 and later was structured into an online Texas CLE lecture.

Currently, along with working at Mike Tolleson and Associates, specializing in entertainment law, she helps some Texas-based bands with booking shows and improving their social media accounts.
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A group of local music industry professionals that meet for breakfast on a regular basis. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the local scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make substantial progress doing what they love. (Music)

Meetings are open to anybody that is passionate about the Music Industry. For more information visit www.blncdbrkfst.com

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Rich Redmond Masterclass
Sep
30
11:00 AM11:00

Rich Redmond Masterclass

  • 1484 Oddstad Drive Redwood City, CA, 94063 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Special Masterclass with Rich Redmond...influential touring/recording drummer/percussionist based in Nashville and Los Angeles. His versatile, dynamic, and rock solid drumming is the sound behind many of today’s top talents.

Space will be limited. Information on advanced tickets to follow.

Cost = $ 100.00

As the drumming powerhouse behind Grammy nominated mega star JASON ALDEAN, Rich has recorded 19 #1 singles with sales well over the 10 million mark. As a high energy showman, Rich plays to sold out crowds in amphitheaters, arenas and stadiums around the world and over 2 million fans per year.

Rich holds a Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.Ed.) from Texas Tech University and a Master’s of Music Education (M.M.Ed.) from The University of North Texas.

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BB: SF Evening Music Industry Mixer
Sep
27
8:00 PM20:00

BB: SF Evening Music Industry Mixer

Join us for a FREE evening mixer at PianoFight on Thursday, August 31st. Please RSVP on Eventbrite so that we know how many guests to expect.

THEME: Networking

HOST: Stefan Aronsen
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We are a group of local music industry professionals that meet for breakfast every Thursday. (This week is in the evening.) Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the Bay Area music scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love. (Music) Meetings are open to anybody that is passionate about the Music Industry. For more information visit www.blncdbrkfst.com

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BB: Austin Music Industry Meetup
Sep
23
10:00 AM10:00

BB: Austin Music Industry Meetup

Join us at The Spot for our next Free music industry mixer. 

The meeting is open to anybody that is passionate about the music industry. 

Theme: Networking
Host: Barb & Jonray

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A group of local music industry professionals that meet for breakfast on a regular basis. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the local scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make substantial progress doing what they love. (Music)

Meetings are open to anybody that is passionate about the Music Industry. For more information visit www.blncdbrkfst.com

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BB: SF Music Industry Meetup
Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

BB: SF Music Industry Meetup

  • 301 Hayes Street San Francisco, CA, 94102 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at The Grove for BB:SF Music Industry Meetup on Thursday mornings. We will meet twice a month at 9AM on the 1st and 3rd Thursday at POP-UP locations. The meeting is open to anybody that is passionate about the Music Industry.

THEME: Networking
HOST: Eve Fleishman

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We are a group of local music industry professionals that meet for breakfast. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the bay area scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love. (Music)

For more information visit: www.blncdbrkfst.com

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BB: Vancouver WA Music Industry Meetup
Sep
10
12:00 PM12:00

BB: Vancouver WA Music Industry Meetup

Join us for coffee September 10th.
THEME: How to book shows/concerts/venues
HOST: Erin Machado

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We are a group of local musicians and industry professionals that meet for breakfast. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love. (Music)

Please RSVP so we manage attendance. The event is free. Thank you!

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BB: Seattle Music Industry Meetup
Sep
10
11:00 AM11:00

BB: Seattle Music Industry Meetup

Join us for coffee September 10th.
THEME: Networking
HOST: Chris Russell

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We are a group of local musicians and industry professionals that meet for breakfast. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love. (Music)

Please RSVP so we can manage attendance. The event is free. Thank you!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bb-seattle-music-industry-meetup-tickets-37262253403?aff=efbeventtix

Cheers!

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Balanced Breakfast Nashville: August Happy Hour
Aug
25
6:00 PM18:00

Balanced Breakfast Nashville: August Happy Hour

Improving Nashville's music industry one breakfast (or happy hour!) at a time. Weekly casual meetup / hangout of musicians, label owners, bookers, publicists, mixers, engineers and bloggers -- aiming to share knowledge, network and strengthen the music industry. (all genres welcome!)
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We are a group of local music industry professionals that meet for breakfast. Attendees talk about actions we can take to help Nashville become a place where musicians and industry professionals can make money doing what they love: music!

Balanced Breakfast was started by Andy Freeman & Stefan Aronsen in San Francisco with the goal to help the music industry become more viable. BB is growing quickly in new cities and has benefited greatly from the help of Angela Mastrogiacomo

http://www.blncdbrkfst.com/

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BB:Camas WA - Music Industry Mixer
Aug
25
11:30 AM11:30

BB:Camas WA - Music Industry Mixer

Join us for coffee at 11AM on Sat the 26th
THEME: Networking
HOST: Stefan Aronsen

EVENT IS FREE
PLEASE RSVP SO THAT WE KNOW YOU'RE COMING

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We are a group of local music industry professionals that meet for breakfast on a regular basis. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help our local music scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love. (Music) Meetings are open to anybody that is passionate about the Music Industry. For more information visit www.blncdbrkfst.com

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BB Denver: Levitt Pavillion's Chris Zacher
Aug
25
11:30 AM11:30

BB Denver: Levitt Pavillion's Chris Zacher

Balanced Breakfast Denver meets every month, meetings are open to anybody that is passionate about the Music Industry. This Saturday Chris Zacher is coming in to talk about entrepreneurship and what it was like to open-up the Levitt Pavilion. He is the Founder and Executive Director of Levitt Pavilion Denver and former Executive Director City Park Jazz. Zacher also runs the Colorado Music Collective which is working to connect music industry professionals across the State of Colorado. Additionally, he co-owns and operates Zebra Incorporated with his wife Megan. Together they consult small businesses and nonprofits. Chris's talk will be followed with a Q & A where you can ask him the obvious things like "How do I get my band booked at Levitt?" or "Will Daft Punk be playing Levitt in 2018?" 


Balanced Breakfast was started in SF by Andy Freeman & Stefan Aronsen with the goal of helping the industry become more viable. Last month was our birthday as we have now been meeting in Denver for 2 years. In that time, Balanced Breakfast has grown from having monthly meetups in 6 cities to 22 cities internationally! We are growing super fast and have benefited greatly from the help of breakfast hosts like Reed Fuchs & Mona Khalifa Magno. Leave a comment if you'd like to get involved.
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We are a group of local music industry professionals that meet for breakfast. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the Denver scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love (Music).

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BB:SF Music Industry Meetup
Aug
17
9:00 AM09:00

BB:SF Music Industry Meetup

BB San Francisco

Join us for a revival of the BB:SF Music Industry Meetup on Thursday mornings. We will meet twice a month at 9AM on the 1st and 3rd Thursday at POP-UP locations. The meeting is open to anybody that is passionate about the Music Industry.

THEME: Networking
HOST: Eve Fleishman

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We are a group of local music industry professionals that meet for breakfast. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the bay area scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make money doing what they love. (Music)

For more information visit: www.blncdbrkfst.com

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