July 30, 2008
Reprise Recording Artist ‘Missy Higgins’ to Video Chat With Fans on Paltalk’s Original Show, ‘MusicScene’
NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with over four million active members, today announced that Reprise recording artist Missy Higgins will be the featured guest on an episode of MusicScene, at 6:00pm ET August 4th.
MusicScene is a popular Paltalk show that connects the Paltalk community with their favorite musicians via voice and video chat, while also giving artists the opportunity to perform live in real-time for an online audience.Missy Higgins' sophomore album 'On A Clear Night' (produced by Mitchell Froom) has already been certified triple platinum in Australia and seen Missy awarded the 2007 ARIA Award (Australia's Grammy) as the country's "Best Female Artist" for two years in a row. It has yielded a #1 and a Top 10 single with "Steer" and "Where I Stood." Missy currently has a top 50 record on iTunes and has sold over 100,000+ over recent months driven largely by her songs being featured in TV shows like Grey's Anatomy, Smallville, Lipstick Jungle, One Tree Hill, Brothers & Sisters and MTV's The Hills.
Missy is currently touring the US with dates left in the following cities: 7/29 Tue Boston, MA The Roxy 7/30 Wed Providence, RI The Hi Hat 7/31 Thu New York, NY Webster Hall 8/2 Sat Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts 8/3 Sun Alexandria, VA The Birchmere 8/5 Tue *Kansas City, MO The Record Bar
Missy will join Paltalk host and Independent Film Channel music critic Jim Shearer for the chat.
"Because of video technology, the music industry is no longer confined to building fan bases in specific geographic locations," said Joel Smernoff, President and COO of Paltalk. "Missy's appearance on MusicScene allows her to gain instant exposure with thousands of fans all over the world."
Today's announcement continues to build on the momentum of connecting top celebrities and musicians with their fans. Recent celebrities that have appeared on Paltalk include David Duchovny, William Shatner, JoJo, Slash, Plaxico Burress, Jesse Ventura, Chevy Chase, Susie Essman, Jeff Garlin, Arianna Huffington, Pat Buchanan and Stephen King, among others.
For more information on Paltalk, and for a complete schedule of shows including MusicScene, visit http://www.paltalk.com/musicscene.
Paltalk is the premier real-time, video-based community bringing together traditional broadcasting media, social networking, user-generated content and video chat. With more than 4 million active users, Paltalk hosts the world's largest interactive video community, PaltalkScene, offering thousands of users the ability to watch and interact with online video programming, including serialized shows, live events, and user-generated content, as well as interact with each other through real-time voice, text and video chat.
Paltalk's diverse programming includes Paltalk original shows featuring celebrities, radio personalities and newsmakers such as the radio jocks Opie and Anthony and Diana Falzone. The company also broadcasts live interactive video chat events, such as musical performances and comedy variety shows. Paltalkers can interact with the featured hosts and performers in real-time as well as other members in the room. Recently, Paltalk hosted live broadcasts with famed musician Slash and world-renowned author Stephen King. Paltalk also offers its users the ability to create and share their own user-generated video content with each other and to the broader community.
CONTACT: Matt Rizzetta, [email protected], or Todd Barrish, both of DukasPublic Relations, +1-212-704-7385, ext 110, for Paltalk
Web site: http://www.paltalk.com/http://www.paltalk.com/musicscene