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Ann Driscoll

Egypt Re-Cap

Now Egypt’s in the news for political reasons… but back in December, alumna/rock star Ann Driscoll had a very different experience performing in Cairo.

Ann Driscoll at the Sphinx

In early December, I had the incredible opportunity to perform in Cairo, Egypt. Several bands (all of us recent graduates of Berklee College of Music) were selected by Nile Promotions, a new company run by Yasmin Tayeby, a recent alum, to perform two festival dates in Cairo and a workshop for disadvantaged Cairo children. Read more on Ann Driscoll’s blog….

Isaac Safdeye – LA Internships – Pirate Stereo

Isaac Safdeye, Berklee intern in Los Angeles (Summer 2010) recaps his internship and recent gigs in the LA area.

Pirate Stereo opens for La Roux - Los Angeles

Since my arrival in Los Angeles, I have not been able to stop hustling. In my 2 months in the city of angels, I have learned that this industry is all about hard work, persistence and attitude. I am currently interning in the Talent Buying division at Goldenvoice / AEG Live (Concert Promoters). Apart from this, Berklee alum Eyal Agai and I are DJs that perform under the moniker Pirate Stereo. Working for a concert promoter, I saw a chance to learn both about the business side and the artistic elements that play a role in the production of an event.

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SXSW 2010: Lucky Lounge Party (Day 2)

Below, Jordan Tarrant at Off the Record: Berklee’s Unofficial SXSW Showcase at Lucky Lounge:

So this year, thanks so some very generous people, we were able to throw¬†two parties at SXSW. The first, yesterday at Lucky Lounge, was a great success, with a killer lineup of Berklee students and alumni: Amber Rubarth, Jordan Tarrant, Nini & Ben, Merry Go Round, Ann Driscoll (check out her performance), A House A Home, and Melissa Ferrick. We’ll be posting more video and pics as we go. Now we’re up and off to our second party of the week at Friends, where we get to hear Ann, Jordan, and Nini & Ben again, plus Audible Mainframe, The Young Republic, Stefan WM, Love Like Fire, and Shayna Zaid & The Catch. Stay tuned!

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