Sundance ASCAP Music Café Presents 21st Anniversary Lineup With Performances By Grammy Winners

Sundance ASCAP Music Café Presents 21st Anniversary Lineup With Performances By Grammy Winners And Rising Stars Including Patty Griffin, Everlast, Neff-U & Priscilla Renea, Claudia Brant, Leland, Stephen Bishop, iDKHOW, Flor de Toloache And More

ACM & Bluebird Cafe Songwriters Series to Feature Chart Toppers Lee Ann Womack and Deana Carter



ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) announces an eclectic music lineup for its 21st Annual Sundance ASCAP Music Café, taking place January 25 - February 1, 2019 during the renowned Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Beginning at 2 p.m. each day, the Café will feature a mix of rising songwriter-artists as well as Grammy winners such as Claudia Brant, Everlast, Patty Griffin and Lee Ann Womack.

"For 21 years, we have partnered with our friends at the Sundance Film Festival to bring the Sundance ASCAP Music Café to Park City and shine a spotlight on the magic of music in film," said Loretta Muñoz, ASCAP Assistant Vice President, Membership. "The wonder of the Café is that for eight straight days, our artists and audiences get to experience one-of-a-kind performances - and there are always a few surprises. We cannot wait for what we know will be another stunning run. Join us and discover the artist that could be your next obsession!"

Featured performers at the 2019 Sundance ASCAP Music Café include: Beulahbelle, Stephen Bishop, Claudia Brant, Dounia, The Dumes, Everlast, Flor de Toloache, Patty Griffin, Herizen, iDKHOW (I Dont Know How But They Found Me), Leland, Patrick Martin, MILCK, Shim Moore, Neff-U & Priscilla Renea, Judith Owen, Park88, JP Saxe, Warbly Jets and NewSong Competition winner Mel Bryant & the Mercy Makers.

A special ACM & Bluebird Cafe Songwriters Series on January 30 and 31 will feature country music singer and songwriting superstars Lee Ann Womack and Deana Carter as well as Carlton Anderson and Jacob Davis.

Also on Wednesday, January 30, the Café will present a dedicated performance of music from Sundance Film Festival selection Abe by Seu Jorge and Jaques Morelenbaum.

The Sundance ASCAP Music Café takes place at 751 Main Street, Park City, UT and is open to all Festival credential holders (21 and older).

To view a complete schedule of performances and hear the music of Café artists, visit For the latest information on ASCAP events at the Sundance Film Festival, as well as on-site coverage, follow ASCAP on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and through the event hashtag, #ASCAPMusicCafe.

The ASCAP Composer-Filmmaker Cocktail Party
On the evening of Tuesday, January 29, ASCAP hosts the ASCAP Composer-Filmmaker Cocktail Party. This is an invite-only, after-show celebration held at the Sundance ASCAP Music Café. The private event is for Festival filmmakers, ASCAP film composers, Sundance ASCAP Music Café artists and music supervisors. Festival filmmakers and film composers who are interested in attending may contact for further details.

Music in Film
The 2019 Sundance Film Festival includes many films and audio/visual projects that prominently feature the music of ASCAP's composer and songwriter members. ASCAP composers and foreign affiliates who have scored Festival films and audio/visual projects this year include:

Marco Beltrami (Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Velvet Buzzsaw)
Lorne Balfe (Where's My Roy Cohn?)
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein (Native Son)
Mica Levi (Monos)
Wu-Tang Clan (Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men)
Lesley Barber (Late Night)
Leo Heiblum (Midnight Family, Birds of Passage)
Paul Leonard-Morgan (The Tomorrow Man)
Jay Wadley (Adam)
Alex Heffes (The Elephant Queen)
Jed Kurzel (The Mustang, The Nightingale)
Danny Bensi (Bedlam, The Wolf Hour)
Julian Wass (Lorena)
Kamasi Washington (As Told to G/D Thyself)
Paul Hepker & Mark Kilian (Official Secrets)
Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury (Luce)
Garth Stevenson (Them That Follow)
Britta Phillips (One Cambodian Family Please for My Pleasure)
Alex Weston (The Farewell)
Marcus Eaton (David Crosby: Remember My Name)
Antony Partos (I Am Mother, Top End Wedding)
Mel Elias (Imaginary Order)
Lucas Vidal (Paradise Hills)
Dylan Stark & Ben Johnson (Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements)
The Penelopes (Acid)
Sage Lewis (The Dial)
Nathan Halpern (Tigerland)
Roger Suen (Ms. Purple)
Shlohmo (Share)
Adam Granduciel & Jon Natchez (Light From Light)
Stefan Swanson (Premature)
Graham Reynolds (Sister Aimee)
Andreas Mattsson (Stieg Larsson – The Man Who Played With Fire)
Ray Harman (Shooting the Mafia)
Jed Palmer & Zoe Barry (Animals)
Piers Burbrook de Vere (Little Monsters)
Norah Lorway & Rose Bolton (Anthropocene: The Human Epoch)
Jon Hegel (Memory)
Stephen McKeon (The Hole in the Ground)
Jeffrey Brodsky (How Does It Start)
Dave Nelson (I Snuck Off the Slave Ship)
Jason Martin Castillo (Squirrel)
Maxwell Sterling (Cablestreet)
Mark Garbett (CHICHI)
Daniel Corral ((antiquated) Augmented Reality)
Joel Douek (Grisaille)
Vernon Reid (Ashe '68)
Robert Marcel Lepage (Advocate)
Kaada (Cold Case Hammarskjold)
Aaron Cupples (The Disappearance of My Mother)
Ray Fabi (Gaza)
Foltin (Honeyland)
Dan Luscombe (I Am Mother)
Rob Manning (Maiden)
Samuel Sim (Maiden)
Peter Sandberg (Manicure)
Rutger Reinders (Dirty God)

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music.

ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances.

ASCAP members write the world's best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business - from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more.

The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With more than 690,000 members representing more than 11.5 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members.

Learn more and stay in touch at, Twitter and Instagram @ASCAP and on Facebook.

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January 10, 2019 4:00am ET by Pressparty  

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