December 20, 2006 11:00 ET

ASCAP Announces Artist Line-Up for 2007 Sundance Film Festival Daytime Music Café

Donovan, Julia Sweeney & Jill Sobule, Silversun Pickups, and The Bird and The Bee Among Featured Performers

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 20, 2006 -- ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) is pleased to announce the artist line-up for the daytime programming at the Sundance Film Festival Music Café during the 2007 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Music Café is located at The Star Bar, 268 Main Street. Daytime performances, produced by ASCAP, will be open to Festival credential holders from January 19 - 27, 2007. Performances will take place each day from 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM (4:00 PM - 6:45 PM on Friday, January 19).

For the ninth consecutive year, ASCAP will present an exciting and dynamic mix of emerging and established artists from across the musical spectrum and around the world. This year's featured performers include A Fine Frenzy, Sarah Bareilles, Michael Brook, Donovan, Gran Bel Fisher, Emerson Hart, Greg Laswell, Eric Lewis, Jon McLaughlin, Marc Black, James Morrison, Alexi Murdoch, Dana Parish with Andrew Hollander, Chuck Prophet, Ron Sexsmith, Silversun Pickups, Jill Sobule & Julia Sweeney, Sparta, Annie Stela, The Album Leaf, The Bird and The Bee, Rosie Thomas and Simon Townshend.

For the complete schedule, bios and photos of the performing artists, visit ASCAP's website at

The Music Café, with daytime programming by ASCAP, continues to be one of the most popular draws at the Festival. It is dedicated to showcasing the exceptional talent of new artists, top names and emerging artists, and is a place where independent filmmakers can meet and interact with film composers and songwriters to encourage collaboration amongst all of these talents.

Over the years, ASCAP has presented a stellar line-up of legendary and cutting-edge artists at the Music Café such as All American Rejects, And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead, India.Arie, Joseph Arthur with Ben Harper & Peter Gabriel, Augustana, Brazilian Girls, Edie Brickell, Jon Brion, Guy Clark, Clem Snide, Judy Collins, Shawn Colvin, Rodney Crowell, Billy Currington, John Doe, The Dresden Dolls, Mike Doughty, Mary Gauthier, Patty Griffin, Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion, Emmylou Harris, Darren Hayes from Savage Garden, Imogen Heap, John Hiatt, Bruce Hornsby, Joe Jackson, Lyfe Jennings, Angelique Kidjo, Kings of Leon, Ben Kweller, Jonny Lang, Daniel Lanois, Los Pinguos, Martin Luther, Michael McDonald, Nellie McKay, Lori McKenna, Raúl Midón, Jason Mraz, Anna Nalick, Nickel Creek, Old 97's, Fernando Osorio, Linda Perry, Glen Phillips, Damien Rice, Josh Ritter, Martin Sexton, Darrell Scott, Sweet Pea Atkinson & Was (Not Was) Quintet featuring Don & David Was, Wayne Kramer & Narada Michael Walden and Bernie Worrell, Suzanne Vega, Rufus Wainwright, Saul Williams, Bird York and many others.


Established in 1914, ASCAP is the first and leading U.S. Performing Rights Organization representing the world's largest repertory totaling over 8 million copyrighted musical works of every style and genre from more than 260,000 composer, lyricist and music publisher members. ASCAP has representation arrangements with over 70 music rights organizations such that the ASCAP repertory is represented in nearly every country around the world. ASCAP protects the rights of its members and foreign affiliates by licensing the public performances of their copyrighted works and distributing royalties based upon surveyed performances. ASCAP is the only American Performing Rights Organization owned and governed by its writer and publisher members.

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