Sam McAllister (Pitch Perfect PR): Mentor


This session requires RSVP, and access will only be available to badge types listed under "Primary Access."

Signing up to speak with Sam McAllister is highly recommended if you're interested in music publicity, press campaigns, print/online/broadcast media, and label/artist relations.

Sam has been with Pitch Perfect PR since 2012 and handles both national and tour publicity for an array of artists. He is the lead tour publicist for The War On Drugs, Mac DeMarco, Angel Olsen, Joanna Newsom, Slowdive, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Parquet Courts, Whitney, Mitski, and many others. Sam is also the national publicist for Jackie Shane, Khruangbin, Alex Lahey, Split Single (aka Jason Narducy of Bob Mould’s Band & Superchunk), Dave Depper of Death Cab for Cutie, Shopping, Howard, and Joey Dosik, amongst others.

You can read Sam’s full bio on his speaker page.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner