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June 06, 2008

KATE VOEGELE USES EVENTFUL DEMAND TO GIVE HER FANS THE POWER TO ROUTE HER FALL 2008 TOUR

With the Release of her debut album, Kate Voegele asks her fans to demand a performance

SAN DIEGO, CA (June 6, 2008) – Eventful (http://eventful.com), the leading global events Web site, has joined forces with Interscope/MySpace Records phenomenon and guest star of TV's "One Tree Hill," Kate Voegele, to further promote the release of her headlining tour and debut album, “Don't Look Away," a stunning blend of rock and pop. Through Eventful’s Demand service, Kate Voegele launched a nationwide competition, in which the top 5 cities win a concert from Kate Voegele, letting her fans determine where she routes her tour.

Eventful Demand enables fans to influence where their favorite artists perform by creating grass-roots campaigns to “Demand” the artists to come to their town. Thousands of artists, comedians, and even politicians are using Eventful Demand to connect with their fans and empower them to help shape their tour. Eventful Demand is quickly becoming a phenomenon in the music and entertainment industry.

Kate Voegele says, “Being an artist that received a break via the Internet, I’m really excited to interact with my fans in this capacity. I absolutely love that my fans will get to participate in the routing of the tour and the promotion of this album with support from Eventful. It’s important to me that I perform where my fans want me the most. I’m thrilled and looking forward to seeing which cities bring me to the stage.”

Launched today, June 6th, the Demand competition will continue through 12:00 pm PST, August 13th, on Eventful. The winning city will be announced on August 14th.

“This is an amazing opportunity for Kate Voegele whose fans have helped her all along the way in developing her career,” said Sean-Michael Dore, (New Media Marketing Manager), MySpace Records. “Thanks to Eventful, the cities are chosen by the fans - the ultimate decision makers on this tour.”

“We love helping build stronger connections between fans and artists by enabling fans to influence where their favorite performers tour,” said Jordan Glazier, CEO of Eventful. “We’re excited to help Kate Voegele give her devoted fans the power to shape her tour.”

Along with MySpace, YouTube, and iTunes, Eventful is quickly becoming an essential part of the online marketing toolkit for performers and artists. Eventful is transforming the way that tours get routed by empowering fans to influence the tours of their favorite performers and by enabling performers to make the best decisions about where to tour.

Fans can log on to http://eventful.com/katevoegele and http://www.myspace.com/katevoegele to join the competition and Demand a performance from Kate Voegele. View the complete Kate Voegele Tour Schedule at http://eventful.com/performers/kate-voegele-/P0-001-000044007-6/events.

About Eventful, Inc.
San Diego based Eventful, Inc., operates Eventful.com, the leading events Web site, which enables its community of users to discover, promote, share, and create events throughout the world. Eventful users select from nearly 8 million upcoming events taking place in local markets throughout the world, from concerts and sports to singles events and political rallies. Eventful’s Demand service enables users to influence where their favorite performers appear by creating grass-roots campaigns to “Demand” them in their town. Visit Eventful at http://eventful.com.

About MySpace Records
In November 2005 MySpace launched MySpace Records to create an entertainment hub that enables music fans to connect with bands and the record label in new and innovative ways. MySpace Records continues to tap into the still thriving independent music community and operate as a full-service independent label, structured with its own marketing, sales, and A&R departments. MySpace Records has a growing roster of artists that run the gamut from rock to singer/ songwriter to punk to R&B.

About Kate Voegele
Entertainment Weekly recently spotlighted Kate Voegele as being among the best of “the new golden age of female singer-songwriters” and Billboard hailed her as “An Artist To Watch in ’08”—with good reason. Voegele’s MySpace/Interscope debut, Don’t Look Away, is generating major heat, having hit No. 2 on the iTunes Album Chart and top 5 on Billboard’s Digital Album Chart. In addition, the number of song plays on Voegele’s MySpace page has hit the jaw-dropping 14 million-plus mark. Voegele, who has shared stages with the likes of Dave Matthews, the Wreckers and John Mellencamp, performed at two consecutive Farm-Aid concerts, and played to packed houses at clubs and theaters nationwide, has a recurring guest-starring role on The CW Network’s hit TV series “One Tree Hill.” The 21-year-old singer-songwriter/guitarist plays Mia, and over the course of a recent multi-episode arc performed several songs from her strikingly radiant album, including lead single “Only Fooling Myself.” Voegele has been featured on the cover of USA Today’s “Life” section and recently appeared on the “CBS Saturday Early Show” and Fuse’s “The Sauce.” She’s also been featured in CosmoGirl, Giant, Teen Vogue, and TV Guide, among others. Kate is currently on tour with Natasha Bedingfield.

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CONTACT

For Eventful:
Tamala Baldwin
(858) 882-0371
tamala@eventful.com

For Kate Voegele
Michael Moses
BWR Public Relations
(310) 248-6171
mmoses@bwr-la.com

Posted by at June 6, 2008 10:27 AM