Multiflora Productions is owned and operated by musician and entrepreneur, Jim Thomson, out of Washington, DC. It is a multifaceted, multicultural agency that specializes in expanding the reach of genre-bending roots-to-the-future music through artist management, event marketing, and music releases. Showcasing an eclectic mix of international and local artists and an all-encompassing refined palette, Multiflora Productions is dedicated to providing an ideal concert experience for both performers and listeners in traditional and non-traditional spaces.
Jim Thomson was born in Alexandria, Virginia, and grew up on a small, organic apple orchard outside of Front Royal, Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley. He owns and operates the Brooklyn/Washington, DC-based boutique record label-Electric Cowbell Records under the umbrella of Multiflora. In 2014 he became the music coordinator for the Capital Fringe Festival and also programs the “Fringe Music in the Library” series which offers free live music in the DC Public Libraries through a sponsorship from the DC Public Library Foundation. He played drums in GWAR, Alter-Natives, Bio Ritmo, Plasmodium, Tulsa Drone and CSC Funk Band and currently plays drums in the DC-based band, Time Is Fire, which is fronted by an Iranian-born Sufi poet and backed by players steeped in punk, dance and experimental music,. He is currently an editor-at-large for The Vinyl District-an indie record store blog that focuses on the vinyl record medium.
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