I Should Have Used a Middle Agent

I Should Have Used a Middle Agent

University staff and graduate student advisors, this one goes out to you. A little about me:  I got my Masters of Postsecondary Adult and Continuing Education (Student Affairs Focus) from Portland State University in 2014 and took my first job out of Graduate School...
How To Review & Edit an Entertainment Contract & Rider

How To Review & Edit an Entertainment Contract & Rider

Entertainment contracts can be daunting with legal jargon, unfamiliar terminology, riders filled with technical equipment you’ve never heard of before, and confusing payment terms. Where do you even start? How do you protect yourself and your venue? Although there are...
What is a Hard Ticket Event? What is a Soft Ticket Event?

What is a Hard Ticket Event? What is a Soft Ticket Event?

Entertainment industry terminology can be daunting. Two terms that industry folks often throw around without explaining to buyers is “hard ticket” vs “soft ticket” events. Let’s break down the two types of events and give a little context: What is a Hard Ticket Event?...
What is a Radius Clause?

What is a Radius Clause?

A radius clause is a contractual deal point that ensures an artist does not perform within a certain number of miles surrounding your venue, within a certain time frame before and after the event. Radius clauses protect the buyer so that multiple shows do not compete...
Back to Planning In-Person Concerts – Part 1: Booking

Back to Planning In-Person Concerts – Part 1: Booking

PART 1: BOOKING    |    PART 2: PLANNING    |    PART 3: PREPARING  As we return to “normal” event planning, many of our college clients are being asked to produce their large-scale concerts again, and we’ve recently gotten the question “Where do I start?” It feels a...
Best Virtual Events of Spring 2021

Best Virtual Events of Spring 2021

It’s that time again! Let’s round up our favorite virtual events from the 2021 spring semester. It was impossible to keep everyone in the loop on all the events we were helping people produce. So here is our 6-month recap of what we’ve been busy working on:  ...