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How Booking Agents Negotiate

 Listen on your favorite podcast platform: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Acast JJ Cassiere is the co-founder of 33 & West, an independent talent agency that specializes in the representation of established and emerging musicians, comedians, and film & television entertainment professionals. Utilizing his...

Building an Artist Management Empire and Breaking Country Artists with Bruce Kalmick

Bruce Kalmick, CEO of WHY&HOW (a full service artist management company), is changing the narrative of "artist manager."

Support Tours, Mental Health, the State of the Live Music Industry from a Booking Agent

This week, Ari is joined by.Daniel McCartney, Music Agent at UTA and Founder/CEO of Outlast Records.

How to Navigate the New Live Music Industry

Today’s episode compiles interviews from some of our favorite past guests in the touring space.

How To Book House Concerts With Side Door (Review)

Not only are house concerts fun to play, they can be quite lucrative. Side Door looks to bridge the gap between artist and host.

Promoting Shows and Engaging Fans with Bandsintown

With 560,000 registered artists, Bandsintown is one of the largest artist services platforms in the world. 97% of the Top 500 artists in America are active on the platform.

Streaming, AI, Royalty Breakdown and Sync (Ari Q&A Part 4)

This week Ari answers more of your questions! If you’d like to submit to our next round of questions, please sign up to our email list: www.aristake.com

What Happens After a Band Gets Signed (Then Dropped) from TikTok

The Rare Occasions are an LA-based, New England-bred indie rock band known for their explosive garage rock anthems with catchy vocal harmonies. In 2021 the band released their first album as a trio, Big Whoop, which received significant press and radio play. Around the same time, their 2016 track “Notion” went viral on TikTok and continues to make waves, topping Spotify’s viral chart in the US and several other countries, and later landing on Billboard’s alternative charts and top 100 singles charts in the UK, Ireland, and Canada. The Rare Occasions released their new EP, Attaboy, on November 4th, 2022. The first single off the EP “Seasick” has already garnered the attention of radio DJs across the country including SiriusXM’s Alt Nation with the second single “Not Afraid” being an explosive follow up. After sharing Attaboy’s hard-hitting riffs, danceable grooves, and ear-catching melodies with audiences across the nation on their Fall 2022 headline tour, the band has shifted its efforts towards new music in 2023.

Billie Eilish Booking Agent Tom Windish on Touring, Opening Slots and Artist Development

This week on the New Music Business podcast, we are joined by Veteran booking agent Tom Windish. As Head of A&R and Business Development at Wasserman Music, Windish has developed the touring careers of some of the hottest names in music, including Billie Eilish, Lorde, alt-J and The xx. In this episode, Ari and Tom discuss the state of the live music industry, how booking agents operate, why tour buy-ins are unethical, the process of signing new artists, running a record label, and much more!

What the Touring Landscape Looks like Post-Pandemic

breaking down the current state of the touring landscape of both the micro and macro touring industry.
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How Booking Agents Negotiate

 Listen on your favorite podcast platform: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Acast JJ Cassiere is the co-founder of 33 & West, an independent talent...
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