Panos Panay

  1. Backstage Acquires Sonicbids

    January 30, 2013 12:00 PM EST Backstage, the publication specializing in casting, auditions and entertainment-industry opportunities, today announced that it has acquired Sonicbids, the platform for bands to book opportunities and market themselves online. The deal, financed b ...

  2. SXSW Q&A: SonicBids' Panos Panay

    March 14, 2012 3:41 PM EDT Panos Panay surveys the brand activation at SXSW Interactive from Java Jive in downtown Austin. (Photo: Glenn Peoples) Sonicbids had a big presence at 2012's SXSW Interactive, bringing nearly two dozen people - everyone from engineers to sale ...

  3. SXSW Social Music Marketing Panel: Music Branding About Expressions, Not Impressions

    March 12, 2012 3:01 PM EDT (L-R) Courtney Blacker, Umut Ozaydinli, Panos Panay, Dan Vinh, and Brad Josling discuss music marketing on the Next Stage in the Austin Convention Center (Photo: Jeff Miller) A panel entitled "Social Media Marketing: Bands, Brands, and Fans&q ...

  4. How 14 Companies Are Making SXSW A Music Marketing Mecca

    March 12, 2012 7:30 AM EDT It may seem like every band and brand is heading down to Austin this month for the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival (running March 9-18), but the music portion of SXSW has lost some buzz in recent years to the behemoth that is now ...

  5. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 09, 2012 2:42 PM EST March 13, 2012 | EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: Ginger Baker Documentarian To Next Tackle Bill Laswell "Beware of Mr. Baker" director Jay Bulger (center) and producer Fisher Stevens (right) are interviewed during the film's press day on Sunda ...

  6. Sonicbids Launches Facebook App

    January 27, 2011 1:06 PM EST Sonicbids, a website that connects musicians with promoters to book gigs, today announced the launch of a new Facebook app. The new program will allow artists to post Sonicbids' content -- including bio, video, gig, press kit and more -- on t ...