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Hard Pressed Publicity offers local, regional and national media promotion and publicity for artists, events, CD releases (local/regional), tour press, on-going publicity (regarding local shows) and CD releases for national review. Eclectic projects welcome.

Former Director of Publicity for South by Southwest Music & Media Conference for ten years. Set up Press Conferences at SXSW for Johnny Cash, Tony Bennett, Carl Perkins, Nick Lowe, Rosanne Cash, Bob Mould & others.

Past & present clients include: Trish Murphy, Export Music Sweden, A2A (Access to Amsterdam-North American Publicist), Canadian Blast (77 Canadian performing at SXSW 2005 including the Dears Great Lake Swimmers 1979 Death from Above, Kathleen Edwards, Stars and more), Sally Spring, The Dutch Rock & Pop Institute, Jon Dee Graham, Ronnie Lane, Alejandro Escovedo, Stop, Pop and Roll Records (Boston, MA), Cathal Coughlan (Ireland), Ruf Records (Germany/US-Sue Foley, Bernard Allison, Candye Kane), Two Nice Girls/Rough Trade Records, Barbara K (formerly of Tim Buk 3), Carnaval 2005 (Austin), French Music Office (French bands performing at SXSW 2005: Phoenix, Feist & for 2006), Betty Dylan (Nashville), The Hoyle Brothers (Chicago) and more.