This is just a friendly reminder to the bands out there – I want you to put me on your mailing list. And your press list, if you have one. This is only for bands in Portland, ME or those that play here frequently (and their publicists, labels, etc). So here goes, it’s hello -at- hillytown.com. When you send show info, please please please include at least the following: Date, venue name and address, cover price, age restrictions, all bands playing, and the start time. If you have a link to purchase advance tickets, that’s great too! Include the flyer for the event (or facebook/last.fm/myspace rsvp link) as well. Not every show that I get sent info on will be listed, but the chance is that if I’ve mentioned the band here before or you’re playing at one of the venues I usually cover, it will be included.
I’m also interested in local restaurant, gallery, store, and venue updates. If you have an event (like a party, opening, sample sale, awards event, etc) please let me know! Depending on the nature of the event, it may wind up in the listings (though it’s most likely if there’s a music aspect to it) but I’m more likely to mention it in the news and possible cover it for the site. Thanks! – Bryan