News Bites: ‘Audacy Oceanfront Concerts’, ‘Hell of a Week’, ‘Advertising Week, Flash Garments. | Story

News August 5 bites…

…The inauguration “Audacy concerts by the sea” will take place August 25-28 in Virginia Beach with performances by AvaMax, Offspring, blind third eye, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Charlotte Sands, Nicky you are, Yung-sauce, Judah and the Lion, Mod Sunand Meg Myers. The weekend concert event, presented by Vans, is part of the 60th Annual East Coast Surfing Championship (ECSC). “The ECSC brings together the best of the surfing community and we’re thrilled to join in the beach festivities with this concert series,” said Bennett Zier, Senior Vice President/Market Director of Audacy, in a statement. “This collection of talent is sure to add energy and excitement to this legendary event and we look forward to surfing and singing this summer.”

iHeartMediait is Black Effect Podcast Network and Comedy Central launch “Hell of a Week” a weekly late-night podcast that tackles today’s most pressing social topics and issues – “without any of the BS and all the comedy”. charlamagne the god co-host of Premiere Networks “The Breakfast Club” is joined on the podcast each week by comedians, celebrities and thought leaders “to discuss current affairs permeating politics and culture through in-depth conversations, sketches and social experiments”, according to documents from hurry. The first episode features SNL’s Kenan Thompson, comedian Andrew Schulz, political strategist Lis Smith and writer Coleman Hughes. New episodes will be released every Monday.

advertising week organizers are gearing up for this fall’s show and audio is expected to have a bigger stage at this year’s event. Richard LarsonAdvertising Week’s podcasting manager, said Marketing infusion, that this year will be the first time that podcasting will have its own track at the conference. “I don’t think there’s a single topic like this that’s gotten as much attention this year on an increasing basis as last,” he said. “It’s phenomenal to see how many partners are interested in podcasting.” There’s no word on panel details so far, but Larsson said the goal will be to “demonstrate the power of this medium.” Ad Week runs from October 17-20 in New York City.

“Underappreciated with Flash Garments,” hosted by musician, songwriter and creative director Flash Garments is added to the “Gaming Podcast” network, led by Sports Radio Foxit is The Var Arrington. “Flash knows everyone, is highly respected and has a lot to say,” Arrington said in a statement. “I think listeners will really enjoy this inspiring and informative program, and we look forward to sharing it with our audience every Friday.”

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