(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) The independent music community was in full effect last night at San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall as more than 600 INgrooves Fontana employees, investors, business partners and retailers celebrated the company’s 10th Anniversary with an evening of music from some of the most acclaimed independent artists in the world. Performers included the red hot Denver band The Lumineers (Dualtone), Caveman (Fat Possum) and Little Hurricane (Unknown Breakthrough). Music fans were also treated to a surprise performance by newcomer Anna Graceman (Another Girl) and a blistering closing set by The Crystal Method (Tiny e).
Just before introducing The Lumineers, INgrooves Fontana founder and CEO Robb McDaniels, remarked on the company’s incredible story: “We didn’t make it this far all by ourselves,” he said, toasting the collected independent music luminaries. “It took all of you who believed in INgrooves Fontana to help us reach this milestone and we want to thank every single one of you for helping us get here.”
And then it was all about the music, as the indie music world rocked into the wee hours of Friday morning, celebrating a decade since INgrooves’ emergence onto the digital music scene in 2002.
The evening’s festivities capped off a day of meetings led by INgrooves Fontana President David Zierler with the company’s distributed label clients. The day-long program featured presentations by Youtube, Vevo and Pledgemusic, as well as luncheon roundtables with such partners as Topspin, SoundCloud, Rightsflow, Manatt, SONOS, Lyric Financial, TEC Direct, Play MPE and Creative Allies.
About Ingrooves Fontana
INgrooves Fontana is a leader in the independent music distribution and marketing industry. INgrooves Fontana distributes digital and physical music content to hundreds of online, mobile and physical retail stores worldwide. Independent labels, management and artists seeking worldwide distribution, administration and marketing services rely on INgrooves Fontana to maximize their impact in the dynamic music marketplace. The Company’s proprietary ONE Digital enterprise software platform facilitates real-time asset management, distribution, royalty payments, sales analytics and more for INgrooves Fontana label partners.
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