How to Make Your Event More Sustainable

How to Make Your Event More Sustainable

Let’s face it, the entertainment industry isn’t structured with a sustainable focus. It’s a consumer industry – and that consumption has been focused on ease of access rather than what’s good for the environment.There’s been a big push recently in the industry to...

How To Make an Event Map

How To Make an Event Map

Event maps are essential for day-of-show planning, but not everyone knows how to make them effectively. When your event is outdoors or spread amongst several buildings - or if they just need to know where to park - an artist’s tour manager will ask for a clear set of...

The Unspoken Rules of a Sound Check

The Unspoken Rules of a Sound Check

There are certain expectations for an artist’s sound check that many people are unaware of. Some are in fact contractual obligations, while others are just proper etiquette. It is important that your planning team be aware of how a proper sound check should go. Here...

How To Handle a Late Artist

How To Handle a Late Artist

It’s one of the most common issues in live entertainment: late artists. Sometimes tardiness is due to travel issues, sometimes poor planning, and other times the artist team never intended to arrive at the time you discussed for sound check. So how can you prevent a...

How To Prevent an Awkward Meet & Greet

How To Prevent an Awkward Meet & Greet

You did it! You booked a perfect artist, the advance is well underway, and you got the artist to agree to a “meet and greet” with your planning committee. Perfect! Everyone is so excited. But why was it so hard to get the artist to agree to the meet and greet, and why...

Why Does the Artist Rider Ask for Airfare?

Why Does the Artist Rider Ask for Airfare?

You submitted your detailed offer, complete with what you can and cannot provide the artist. The artist accepted – YAY! Now you received your contract and there are things listed on the rider that you never agreed to provide. Airfare? Hotels?! Single Malt Scotch?!!...

How to Be Decisive When Choosing Artists

How to Be Decisive When Choosing Artists

We get it. Choosing an artist to perform at your campus, venue, or festival can be very nerve-wracking. It’s a lot of pressure to choose the “right” artist. You want the very best you can get for the money you have been allotted, and you want that artist to continue...

10 Holiday Questions with Jake

10 Holiday Questions with Jake

1. Have Any Fun Holiday Plans This Year? Yes! This year I am heading back to Oregon to see my family and then to Colorado for some New Year’s Eve festivities. Looking forward to soaking up some time with my favorite people. 2. Favorite Random Holiday traditions?...

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