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A graduate of the NYU Music Business Program in 2000, Margo Parks has been working in all aspects of the music industry for the past 10+ years. Her wide range of experience started with internships in publicity at Mammoth Records, assisting manager Lisa Cohen at Wicked Rose Management, and research for THIRTEEN (WNET) Arts & Culture department. After graduation she was working with several companies including as sales rep at HMV when she settled into the position of label manager at MPress Records. At MPress Records Margo helped the New York based singer, songwriter and pianist Rachel Sage set up her label. In 2004 Margo left MPress to pursue other endeavors but was sidetracked back into the industry to work with songwriter Amy Speace and electric blues trio Swamp Cabbage with the roots based management company, Grassy Hill Entertainment. Currently Margo is managing and booking her husband Walter Parks and roots & blues band Swamp Cabbage, producing The A-Town Get Down Festival, an annual event in Savannah, GA in tribute to Alex Townsend, and other business services for creative professionals including bookkeeping, developing Filemaker databases and creating WordPress websites.

St Louis Musician in Library of Congress Concert

Florida born musician Walter Parks, recently relocated to Webster-Groves, is being featured next week for his research work and performances of the music of Southeast Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp.https://www.loc.gov/concerts/folklife/walter-parks.html For 10 years Parks toured the world and recorded with Woodstock legend Richie Havens. Parks along with his wife and St Louis native Margo Parks returned to Webster after living in Jersey…

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2019 Vault Allure at the Jersey City Jazz Festival

Vault Allure is an Experience Festival that takes place three times this summer in The Jersey City Heights. Upon the repurposed Belgian block courtyard and vaulted bridge underside of historic Holland Street one can expect the element of surprise. Vault Allure strives to challenge the conventional boundaries of art presentation by interweaving music, dance, film, poetry, painting and technology. The…

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NJ Monthly Names Fox & Crow One of the Best North Jersey Bars

Fox & Crow Jersey City Since opening in 2015, this intimate bar and creative burger spot in the up-and-coming Heights neighborhood has revived the Hudson County tradition of live music by eclectic acts. Here it’s called “Live in the Parlor” and includes performers from solo jazz flute to jam bands, acoustic folk and alternative rock. Drinks are similarly diverse, from…

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ELISE LABARGE RETURNS TO THE NORTHEAST FOR HER EDITH PIAF 100th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Chicago singer Elise LaBarge will bring her irresistible personality and engaging voice to the northeast in celebration of Edith Piaf’s 100th birthday. Elise’s popular cabaret-style show “1940’s France: A tribute to Edith Piaf,” will be performed with pianist David John Madore where audiences will hear music by Piaf and popular musicians including Josephine Baker, Marlene Dietrich, Cole Porter and other…

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