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Live in the Clubs: Songfest helps musicians connect

Thursday, May 10, 2012
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When Capital Region musician and producer Sandy McKnight and his Columbia Arts Team organization first began hosting the Hudson Valley Songfest in 2006, Internet radio was just starting to take off, digital distribution was beginning to overtake physical music sales, and Myspace was at the forefront of online music promotion. Today, there are myriad options for online radio and promotion, from Spotify to ReverbNation, and the market has continued its gradual shift away from albums to single-song downloads....

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