Concert Promotion - Artist Management - Tour Management

June 4, 2017

Hello! Let’s talk about tour routing today.

Know what’s beautiful for people that are new to the industry?

Others than came before you have already done the work for you! I’ll explain…

Let’s say you are a hardcore band looking to go on your first tour. You have zero idea of which markets are beneficial. You don’t know the first thing about touring. All you know is that you want to drive to new locations and play.

Where do you start?


Routing a tour means going and figured out the exactly path you are going to take, or want to take. In my limited touring experience...

May 29, 2017

Hi everyone! Today I will talk a bit about something I have been bitched at for many, many times – BEING ON TIME!

I have been late for two shows I have done. I have done about 70 or so. So this is not about ME BEING ON TIME, it is about YOU BEING ON TIME, and why that is important.

I am going to lay out a scenario. This is a very realistic situation, and how most of my shows are set up.

Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. Every band is expect to be at the venue no later than 7pm. Every band is expected to stay the entire show.


Band 1 – 7pm

Band 2 – 8pm

Band 3 – 8...

May 22, 2017

The horrific incidents that occurred May 22nd, 2017 in the UK at an Ariana Grande concert bring up a topic which isn’t always fun, but is important to consider.


Was what happened at her concert preventable? Possibly. I will leave that discussion for the police. However, we often wait until a tragedy strikes before we take matters like security into consideration. Musicians are sometimes attacked. Whether it is Dimebag on stage, Justin Beiber by crazed fans, or Randy Blythe in Czech Republic, your security is sometimes in jeopardy.

The benefit of being on a stage...

May 15, 2017

My first blog post! I’m very excited for what is coming along within Protage, Inc. I have some phenomenal shows coming up, as well as tour I am about to plan which will include two of my clients, The Knowing Within and Apollo Electric. They will be traveling to roughly 14 different cities across the Midwest and east coast, including some university campuses. So keep posted for that information which will be released in the following weeks.

As for the topic of this particular post, I want to discuss why I chose the bands I chose when putting together a concert. Headliners asid...

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