The following is the second installment from an unfinished autobiography for legendary William Morris agent Dick Alen:Continue reading “Dick Alen: Chuck Berry In Paris”
As founder of Nashville-based EnTour Med, Dr. Jeremy Pinyard has developed a concept that one would assume would be more common: getting touring artists a home base for medical treatment.
Yes, A-list musicians may have their “Rock Docs,” and movie and television stars their equivalents, but not every artist can afford to have a doctor with them 24/7. EnTour Med works to fill the gap.Continue reading “A Touring Hospital: Interview with Entour Med’s Jeremy Pinyard”
The National Independent Venue Association was one of the few positive byproducts of the Covid-19 pandemic. As businesses shuttered, NIVA, under the auspices of First Avenue Productions’ Dayna Frank among others, was formed to lobby Congress for emergency relief for independent venues. The association eventually built coalition of more than 3,000 members from all 50 states, Washington DC and Guam.Continue reading “NIVA: Now What?”
There are several significant names in the fabric of American life that have a background in music promotion. We can start with film entrepreneur Jerry Weintraub. There are others like Roger Ailes, who produced Broadway shows. There are yet others that nobody wants to talk about anymore.Continue reading “Interview: Mark Geragos”
As executive director of the North American Concert Promoters Association, I would like to briefly introduce myself and associate director Linda Moody.Continue reading “Note from the Executive Director”
Brent Daughrity is a partner at Anderson Benson Insurance and Risk Management, leading its Entertainment Practice Group.Continue reading “Interview: Brent Daughrity, partner, Anderson Benson Insurance”
As 2020 finally comes to a close, North American Concert Promoters Association would like to wish everyone the best for next year.Continue reading “Year End Newsletter”