5th Annual SMG Podcast Marathon – Press Release

Sept 18, 2019 | Press Release 2019

 

Contact: Robert Southgate                                                                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PR & Marketing Manager                                                                                                                  

Tel  (847) 975-9147

southgatemediagroup@gmail.com

 

SOUTHGATE MEDIA GROUP IS HOLDING THE FIFTH ANNUAL SMG PODCAST MARATHON, TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 

 

(Chicago) Southgate Media Group is hosting the Fifth Annual SMG Podcast Marathon at the Blue Box Cafe, 176 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60120 on September 28, 2019. It is a celebration of independent podcasts and the creativity of the podcast community.  It is also a way to draw attention to International Podcast Day (September 30, 2019.)

The SMG Podcast Marathon is a live podcast event presented by Southgate Media Group and the Blue Box Cafe.  The marathon will be 12+ hours long featuring original content consisting of 21 podcasts performed live at the Blue Box and streaming on the Southgate Media Group Facebook page.

The SMG Podcast Marathon is all about celebrating indie podcasts and creativity.  Our marathon connects seasoned and newer podcasters alike, to each other and to the fans of podcasts.  It’s a chance for people to see their favorite podcasts live, and hopefully discover some new favorites.  The marathon is made up of podcasts (both independent or as part of other indie networks) that cover a wide variety of topics and styles.  There is no formula to creating a great podcast and the SMG Podcast Marathon is dedicated to highlighting the diversity of expression that the podcast landscape holds.

Southgatemediagroup.com/smgpm5

“Our marathon is full of shows created by people who love podcasting. It’s about creativity, and expression, and the independent spirit, not a means of showcasing corporate produced content and agendas.  It’s about having fun in a great setting and geeking out to your passions.  The SMG Podcast Marathon is what happens when podcasters that are truly excited about their interests get a chance to share first hand with fans that are just as passionate about their own,” said Southgate Media Group co-founder Robert Southgate.

The marathon will run Saturday, September 28, 2019 starting at 8 am and will end at 8:30 pm at the Blue Box Cafe, 176 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60120. Tickets are free (with a suggested donation of $5.) 

   

TITLE:                            FIFTH ANNUAL SMG PODCAST MARATHON

PRODUCED BY:           Robert Southgate & SOUTHGATE MEDIA GROUP

VENUE:                         Blue Box Cafe, 176 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60120 

PERFORMANCE:  Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 8 am until 8:30 pm

TICKETS:                       FREE ($5 suggested donation)

 

 

 

About Southgate Media Group

 

Southgate Media Group hosts close to 100 podcasts, a number of blogs, does live shows, and has a growing YouTube channel featuring vlogs and other original content.  

They can be found on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, and most other podcast directories. 

All episodes and more can be found at the website www.southgatemediagroup.com.

 

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COMPLETE SCHEDULE (Subject to change)

2019 SMGPM5 LINE-UP

8:00 Too Much Scrolling                                                                                        

9:00 This Week in Geek

10:00 Otherworld Theatre Podcasts Presents Gateways

10:15 League of Geekz: 31 Days of Horror

10:30 Is My Crazy Showing?

11:00 Otherworld Theatre Podcasts Presents Gateways

11:15 Pop Culture Countdown

11:30 Raggedy Couch Podcast

12:00 Otherworld Theatre Podcasts Presents Gateways

12:15 Graphic Tales – Paranormal Stories

12:30 Podcast Envy with Andrea Klunder

1:00 Creative Impulse with Rob Southgate

1:30 Icky Lousy Junky Life

2:00 Desks and Dayjobs

2:30 Sonshine State

3:00 Binge Worthy

3:30 Tales by the Blue Light

4:00 Read Between the Lines

4:30 Caffeinated Comics

5:00 The Aw Yeah Podcast with Famous Cartoonist Art Baltazar

6:00 Comic Culture Warrior : The Reunion

7:00 Apocalypse Cinema

7:30 Geektastic Cage Match

 

About Southgate Media Group

Southgate Media Group hosts close to 100 podcasts, a number of blogs, does live shows, and has a growing YouTube channel featuring vlogs and original content. 

They can be found on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and most other podcast directories as well as on YouTube, Facebook Live, Twitch and Periscope.  All episodes and more can be found at the website www.southgatemediagroup.com.

To schedule an interview with Rob Southgate or any of the podasters, please contact Rob Southgate at (847) 975-9147 or email Rob at southgatemediagroup@gmail.com

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