Kane Brown Digital Session
Recent cover star Kane Brown will join with his manager Martha Earls of EFG Mgmt for a Pollstar Live! Digital Session
Pollstar Live! Digital Session-- Black History Month Roundtable: Celebrating Excellence in The Live Industry
Live Week Thought Leaders: Alex Hodges, Samantha Kirby Yoh, Rob Light, Kim Stone, Marsha Vlasic
Pollstar Live! Digital Session: The Latin Explosion
Pollstar Live! Digital Session: The Grand Ole Opry Unbreakable for 95 Years the Circle Expands
Pollstar Live! + VenuesNow Digital Session: How The Live Biz Is Rocking The Vote Like Never Before
In the wake of tragic killings of Black Americans this year and the subsequent protests, the live industry, including agencies, promoters, artists and production companies, all pledged to increase diversity and change hiring and promotion practices. Recent announcements of a new industry organization Diversify Our Stages, as well as Live Nation's just-announced Black Tour Directory initiative are promising signs and are helping to keep the spotlight trained on this important issue. This week's Pollstar features Diversify Our Stages' Noelle Scaggs (Fitz & The Tantrums) and Benjamin Crooks on the cover and features many of the thought leaders who are making our business more equitable who are participating in this important roundtable discussion
Jerome Crooks, NeverFamous and Tour Manager for NIN & Tool
Lance "K.C." Jackson, Co-Founder, Roadies Of Color United
Brandon Pankey, Live Nation Concerts
Tobi Parks, Owner, XBk Live
Sooner Routhier, Designer, Producer, Director for Muse, Alessia Cara & More
Joe Schaffner, Tour Manager for Aretha Franklin & Marvin Gaye
Pollstar Live! Digital Session: 40 Years of 9:30 Club
The Real Washington Monument: The 9:30 Turns 40
From its original location in rat-infested downtown Washington, D.C. location to internationally-recognized icon and the top of Pollstar's charts, this year the 9:30 Club is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Along the way everyone from James Brown, Prince and Bob Dylan to Willie Nelson, Iggy Pop, Loretta Lynn to Public Enemy, Nirvana and Adele have graced its stages. This riveting roundtable will include owner Seth Hurwitz, Big Tony of the Legendary Trouble Funk, Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters, booker Jen Haas and others.
Pollstar's latest Digital Session features the founding agents of the newly formed Mint Talent Group, which includes notable agents previously with Paradigm, CAA, WME, and Madison House striking out on their own with a formidable, diverse roster, leaner operations and common goals. Hear how the agency came together, their plans going forward, and the overall state of the agency business
Confirmed speakers: Patrick McAuliff, Phil Egenthal, CJ Strock, Ryan Owens, Logan Handelsman, Cassie Siegel, Mary Allen, Michael Morris and Pete Wiederlight.
To go along with this week's special Charlie Daniels issue, Pollstar Live! Digital Sessions will feature “A Southern Rock Salute To Charlie Daniels,” a livestream roundtable including Marshall Tucker Band's Doug Gray, Wet Willie’s Jimmy Hall, Outlaws’s Henry Paul, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington & Blackberry Smoke’s Charlie Starr. A Southern Rock Salute to Charlie Daniels
Pollster Live! Digital Session with Stevie Van Zandt
Rock 'n Roll renaissance man Stevie Van Zandt will chat with Ray Waddell for the next installment of Pollstar Live One-On-One in what's sure to be a fascinating session. Recognized worldwide as guitarist for Bruce Springsteen's legendary E Street Band, as well as his own Disciples Of Soul, Van Zandt has a long and impressive resume: musician, performer, songwriter, arranger, producer, music supervisor, TV producer, actor, director, Broadway producer, TV and Film composer, live event producer, International DJ, entrepreneur, activist, historian, teacher, philanthropist, and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on rock and roll and a vital live performer in his own right, Van Zandt's wildly popular Sirius show Little Steven's Underground Garage has been rocking the world since 2002, and he's the man behind the 501 (c) (3) Rock and Roll Forever Foundation and TeachRock.org, the Foundation's groundbreaking national K-12 curriculum initiative.
Join us as we talk with Stevie about his remarkable career, what's coming next, the power of live music, and what he did on his summer vacation.
Pollstar Live! Digital Sessions continue with four of the co-founders of the just-launched TBA music agency – Marshall Betts, Amy Davidman, Devin Landau and Avery McTaggart – along with Head of Marketing Katie Nowak and Head of Artist Creative Strategy Samantha Tacón.
Last week Pollstar broke the news that five former Paradigm agents (including Ryan Craven) had formed TBA, a new, independent music agency with an impressive roster boasting The War on Drugs, Courtney Barnett, Chvrches, Hot Chip, Tune-Yards, Guided by Voices and more.
Midland, the Grammy-nominated progressive retro-country band, will appear today on Pollstar Live! Digital Session.
Pollstar Contributing Editor Holly Gleason – who wrote the October 2019 cover story “Midland: 21st Century Honky Tonk All-Night Band” will interview Midland's Jess Carson, Cam Duddy and Mark Wystrach.
Pollstar Live! Digital Sessions: One-on-One with Brad Paisley
ICYMI: We sat down with Country Music Star Brad Paisley to talk about his recent string of drive-in shows, how hes been handling quarantine and the future of live events.
Pollstar Live! Digital Session with Shep Gordon and David Fishof
Join us for our next Pollstar Live One-On-One, where Ray Waddell will be joined by one of the most creative and innovative entertainment producers in the music industry, David Fishof, and legendary artist manager and Super Mensch, Shep Gordon.
Pollstar Live! Digital Sessions
Pollstar Live! Digital Sessions with Veeps Co-Founders Benji and Joel Madden
Pollstar + VenuesNow Digital Session with Roadies of Color United International Co-Founders Bill Reeves and Lance K.C. Jackson
With over 40 years of success in the live production business, one would think tours of every stripe would be lining up to hire the eminently qualified Lance “K.C.” Jackson and Bill Reeves as tour or production managers. Unfortunately, for over four decades in an industry lacking in racial diversity and inclusion, no major tour by a white artist ever called. Their organization Roadies Of Color United International is actively working to change that.
Pollstar Live! Digital Session with Impact 50 Cover Feature Dayna Frank, CEO, First Avenue Productions, Board President, NIVA - National Independent Venue Association
Pollstar Live! Digital Session: One-on-One with this week's cover artist Mickey Guyton
VenuesNow Digital Sessions: One-on-One with Kamilah Forbes
Kamilah Forbes is the Executive Producer of the 'World Famous' Apollo Theater and an award-winning director and producer inspired by and committed to the development of works by, for and about the Hip-Hop generation. She co-founded the Hip-Hop Theater Festival and worked on What’s Going On—the 40th anniversary celebration of Marvin Gaye’s seminal conversation with America (with John Legend as Marvin Gaye, Sharon Jones as Tammy Terrell); One Mic—a month¬long multi¬disciplinary celebration of Hip¬Hop Worldwide; and Nas’ 20 Year Anniversary of Illmatic—a celebration of the classic hip¬-hop album with 96 players from the National Symphony Orchestra. More recently, she co-produced an adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ National Book Award winner “Between The World and Me” with music by Jason Moran featuring actors Angela Bassett and Joe Morton and musicians Ledisi, Black Thought, Common, TI and Killer Mike.
Pollstar Live! Digital Sessions: Live From Out There: 11E1even Group's Streaming Success.
When the coronavirus pandemic upended the live industry, 11E1even Group responded with Live From Out There, an ambitious streaming series that gave its slate of artists and many others a way to continue to deliver performances to fans. Now, 11E1even managers and this week's cover subjects, Ben Baruch and Dave DiCianni and clients Greg Ormont Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Mihali Savoulidis Twiddle join Pollstar to discuss Live From Out There and the livestreaming frontier
Pollstar Live! Digital Sessions continues with a One-on-One with Mike Farris
Pollstar Live! One-on-One with Marcie Allen, Founder & CEO of MAC Presents
Pollstar Live! One-on-One with Jamie Cheek
Pollstar Live! One-on-One sessions continue with Jamie Cheek, Business Manager at FBMM
Pollstar Live! Digital Session with Travis McCready and Mike Brown
Pollstar Live!'s Digital Sessions continued today with cover artist Travis McCready and @TempleLive GM Mike Brown, the duo responsible for the first ticketed comeback show, that took place May 18 at in Fort Smith, Ark. The duo provided insight to the first live show post-COVID-19 shutdown in the US.
Pollstar Live! One-on-One with Patterson Hood
Drive-By Truckers singer and guitarist Patterson Hood in conversation with Ray Waddell. The interview touches on"Quarantine Together," the new Drive-By Truckers song written and recorded during this period of social isolation; the impact of the current crisis on DBT's beloved live shows.
Pollstar Live! One-on-One with Jim Fleming + Lara Supan of Fleming Artists
Fleming Artists founder Jim Fleming and agent Lara Supan will discuss how the talent agency has adapted to the current coronavirus situation, including with a virtual roster of artists, putting on its own Fleming Fest digital event, holding weekly Zoom meetings with artists and managers, and how it can make livestreamed virtual concerts a reality economics-wise as well.
Pollstar Live! One-on-One Sessions
Pollstar Live! One-on-One Sessions with Dayna Frank, President & CEO, First Ave Productions and Board President for NIVA (National Independent Venue Association)
VenuesNow One-on-One with Brad Mayne
Brad Mayne, president and CEO of the International Association of Venue Managers, will talk to VenuesNow Senior Editor Don Muret in a live streaming interview as part of the VenuesNow One-on-One Sessions video series.