No, Not All Artists Are Divas

No, Not All Artists Are Divas

Last night, I was talking to my housemate’s girlfriend about my job. Understandably, people are curious what it’s like to work with some of their favorite artists, or “famous” people in general. Her first question was centered around hospitality, but as she was asking...
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...
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...