Industry Profile: Justine Liddelow
By Larry LeBlanc (CelebrityAccess MediaWire)
This week In the Hot Seat with Larry LeBlanc: Justine Liddelow, Brand and Sales Leader North America, Stage and Screen Travel Services.
Wherever you plan to travel, Justine Liddelow can hook you up with a cheaper flight, a faster car, and a clean room at a reduced rate.
At the same time, she may repeat her oft-spoken mantra that travel is one area where you can take control, and cut tour costs.
Even you A-Listers with special requests.
The key, argues Liddelow, Brand and Sales Leader North America for Stage and Screen Travel Services in Los Angeles, ultimately lies in the experience of your travel management provider.
It comes down to the effectiveness of its supplier relationships, and how well its staff know your business.
These elements are all strong at Stage and Screen Travel Services, a full service boutique travel company dedicated to the creative industries, including film, music, sports, media, and fashion.
Established in Australia in 1995, and acquired by Flight Centre Limited in 1999, Stage and Screen has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, and Vancouver in North America; in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in Australia; in New Zealand; and Mumbai in India.
Its L.A. office opened in 2007 under Liddelow.
Stage and Screen opened in New York in June, 2011 under former Melbourne-based team leader, Lyndal Hunt in order to service the growing film, television, fashion, theatre and music markets throughout the U.S. East Coast.
Among Stage and Screen’s clients have been U2, Lady Gaga, Pink, Katy Perry, Linkin Park, Celine Dion, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rihanna, Cher, Good Charlotte, Scissor Sisters, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Duffy, Massive Attack and others.
Among its U.S. corporate clients have been Michael Coppel Presents, Bug Music, Pangea/A&R Worldwide, Musexpo, and Mad Mac Entertainment.
Liddelow joined Stage and Screen’s parent company Flight Centre Limited in 1994. She went on to work in a variety of positions within Flight Centre’s leisure, corporate and specialist divisions including positions in travel management, sales, human resources and business development.
Prior to stepping into the role of brand leader, Liddelow spent three years as Stage and Screen’s U.S. director of sales, where she developed extensive knowledge of the U.S. business, its clientele and opportunities for growth.
Stage and Screen’s comprehensive range of services include: a dedicated travel manager; negotiation of fares for domestic and international air travel; arranging for hotels, and car hires, coach and aircraft charters; overseeing group hotel bookings; finding rental properties; international air freight coordination, and customs clearance; handling last-minute airline and hotel bookings due to a disaster or an emergency; and providing 24/7 emergency assistance.
Some artist managers won’t use specialized travel management services.
A lot of people still want to do their own thing. They think they are getting better discounts. They think an agent is going to cost them a lot of money. It’s so not true. We can save them so much time, money and heartache.
Many artist managers work with established travel agencies.
A lot of travel agents will do corporate travel and then they dabble in entertainment. Stage and Screen is exclusively entertainment, and our business model is different because we really do understand the nuances of entertainment travel.
What is the scope of Stage and Screen?
We are a full service travel logistic provider, exclusive for the creative industries. We do music, film production, talent, sports, theatre and dance. We will even do advertising and fashion—all of the creative industries.
We have offices in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Vancouver; Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in Australia; in New Zealand; and Mumbai in India. London will be the next on the list. We are missing London right now. Our parent company, Flight Centre Limited, has flights into 73 countries globally, so we can tap into the resources of our parent company.
With the entertainment business being international, you need to have affiliations globally.
Very much so. In Australia, we obviously have people on the ground there. But it is not only about the local knowledge, it is about having someone (locally) based to handle the logistics, to be able to get people to that country.
How long have you been the company?
I have been with the parent company (Flight Centre Limited) for 16 years. I started off in retail—in leisure travel—in Perth, booking holidays for people. Then I moved into the wholesale division. Wholesale is pretty much (holiday) packages—for example, packages to Mexico and Asia.—that kind of thing. Then I moved into retail again momentarily before I moved into recruitment. I was recruiting travel agents to work for the company, and then had some other management positions before I moved to Sydney to work in more of (the) HR (Human Resources) field exclusively for corporate. That entailed not only recruitment, but it also included HR and the training elements of the business.
You came to America from Australia in 2007 as Stage and Screen’s U.S. director of sales.
I pretty well came here to open up the office in L.A. I had worked for Stage for four years before I moved here. I was the director of sales. There wasn’t a need to have a brand leader (here) at that point. We had a team leader on the operations side, and I did all of the sales. Even as director of sales, I pretty much did everything, including setting up contracts, negotiating with hotels and, obviously, bringing in new business.
Why did Stage and Screen open up in L.A.?
It’s a major hub in our business. It would be crazy not to have an office here as well as in New York. London is the next (city) in the cards.
Before opening in the U.S., you must have been working often in L.A. as well.
Absolutely. I used to come here a lot; more so on the film side of things, to promote filming down in Australia, but I also worked a bit on the music side. We used to do missions here with AusFilm (which represents the Australian film, television and commercial industry) so I was very familiar with L.A. before moving.
Stage and Screen recently opened up in New York.
New York, we opened in June. We would have opened New York sooner. It was always in the cards but, I guess, with the economy the way it was, we didn’t. Things had to be right. You have to have the right staff there, and it has to be the right time of the year. This year the economy (for the travel industry) bounced back, so it was time.
With music clients, is it usually the manager that contacts you?
Most of the time, yes. It can be the promoter or the tour manager. It depends on what aspect (of services), and who is getting involved.
You and your team then sit down with the client and work out an estimate for the tour?
Totally. They give us an idea of where the tour is going; how many people are on the tour; what their needs are expected to be; what the excess baggage may be; all of the logistics of what they need to do the tour. Then we can come back and quote (the pricing) on it; and give them various options—give them various accommodation or transportation options. Whether it will be trucks, normal cars, SUVs or mini-vans or buses, whatever it is that they need. Anything travel-related, we can do. We’re a full service agency.
Do you work on set fee?
Our fee is a flat fee structure. It is a $35 booking fee, and it’s per airline ticket. We negotiate the hotels, and the transportation on the client’s behalf and don’t charge anything extra for doing that. Budgets will always have to be changed because, initially when we are quoting, airfares can change; the accommodation is normally set. However, we don’t charge for (arranging) any changes. We don’t charge for our 24/7 emergency service which is really important because the nature of our business is that people change (travel plans) a lot. It’s a one-off per ticket fee.
Do you do handle full tours or parts of tours?
We are set up to do an entire tour. Sometimes, it will depend if the client is moving to a different country. Sometimes the promoter there will have their own setup. But we can definitely do everything from A-B everywhere around the globe.
In some markets, don’t promoters oversee travel and accommodations for tours?
Yes and no. We can provide advice for our clients, especially if they are breaking into a market that they haven’t been before. Sometimes smaller bands have budgetary requirements.
Is specialized travel management a competitive field?
It is definitely competitive but, I believe, that Stage and Screen does something different that the others don’t. I think it comes down to relationships. There’s a lot of competition here (in L.A.) and in New York—in fact, in any country with the travel market. But our business model is very different to a lot of the other business models here. Our service levels are different. Our price is different. We have also created a fresh new approach to the way we look at travel.
Give me some examples.
Our culture creates people of distinction. They are each experts in the creative field. They are motivated. They are forward-thinking in servicing the needs of the clients and they are inspired to achieve within our environment. We have a lot of performance recognition. We have business ownership. There is accountability, and continuous improvement of our staff as well. Our motto is, “Strength Behind The Scene.” There are things like knowledge strengths, our services strengths, partnership strengths, corporate strengths, our cultural strengths, individual strengths, and trust and confidence.
So staffing is a key component?
They provide exceptional service, and they have to understand the needs of the client. (Our service) is all tailored to each client. We are thinking outside the box constantly because of the nature of entertainment. We have to. “No” is not an option for a lot of our clients. This is a cool and measured approach to managing their travel. I think (other components are) our attention to detail, and our client relations. So, for our travelers, it’s a smooth journey instead of an unnecessary and costly distraction.
Many travel firms can make similar claims. How specifically do you differ from others in the sector? Are you more boutique?
We are. We have the parent company behind us, but there is a maximum of six people per team; and there’s a team leader in each team. We dedicate one person to each account. (A client) gets a dedicated travel person, but we do have the backing of the whole team when a big tour is going on. I will also have a couple of people working on the tour. So there is that backup whereas a lot of our competition it is just an individual person (handling the account).
Do you personally go out on tours?
When gigs are happening, we will sometimes send our travel manager if a tour requires it. Not necessarily a whole tour, but certainly parts of a tour. We can accommodate that.
In moving a group of people from one country to another, such things as travel, accommodations, transportation, and shipping all have to be covered off. Do you handle all of that?
We don’t do freight ourselves, but we do have freight partners that can help out with that. Excess baggage is always an issue. Bands on tour take quite a few items with them other than their normal baggage. Obviously, all of their equipment. We have gotten many a waiver, and there are places where I can get bands free gear (shipping). I just did one recently with one of the airlines here. That saves (clients) so much money because the cost of an airfare is one thing but the cost of excess baggage can be a whole different story.
At one time, hotel chains didn’t welcome musical artists, but with a tighter economy, times have changed. For national tours, are suppliers competitive for your business?
Absolutely. With the way the economy is, everybody is reaching out for business and especially group business like this. With the relationships that we have with our suppliers, I can get a lot of things done, and get upgrades for people more than in previous years.
It is all open doors these days.
(Suppliers) are willing to accommodate everything, and it comes down to relationships. We work with the preferred partners where we know that if we need something done it will get done. There are still times that there may be certain bands that may be banned from some hotel after leaving (rooms) in absolute shambles. I can’t name anyone in particular, but that still happens today. But the majority of (hotels) have a welcome open door.
Touring generates a lot of money for hoteliers.
Absolutely. The income from group tours is great, That is also when we can negotiate harder as well because we are giving them so much business. We can ask for, maybe, some free rooms, or upgrades to suites, and that kind of thing.
Is there any flexibility with air fares?
The problem with flights these days is that (airlines) have cut back on scheduling in order to make sure that the flights going out are completely full. If flights are full, there’s nothing that we can do. But there is flexibility. We can do things for our clients such as having advance purchase booking waivers, out of class booking waivers, and minimum stay waivers. So if anything is showing in our system as available, we can get that waivered from the airline. Let’s just say that the band was booking only three weeks out because something had to be changed—a week out or something was being changed; but the 21 day advance is available—we can get that waivered.
You have had clients upgraded with airlines.
We have had a person upgraded which, during these days, unless you have frequent flyer miles, generally doesn’t happen. Again with groups, we can sometimes negotiate because the market, depending where they are going, is pretty competitive. So we can negotiate. I have negotiated better contracts for a tour, so (airlines) are flexible. Not everyone will be as flexible as others but the partnerships that we have, we will definitely go over and above and try to work in what is going to be best.
Is there a sector of the service industry that is not flexible?
We have to deal with people that are flexible, from our car vendors to whatever. We have established relationships and some of them, believe me, have come and gone because they couldn’t be flexible. But with it being a tough economy, most people in our industry are being a little bit more creative in what they can do.
How do you build new relationships in the service industry?
We have suppliers coming into our office constantly, so it’s education for the staff. The hoteliers, airlines, and car rental companies will find us most of the time or sometimes we will find them, and we will invite them in. They meet with the team and we may start a relationship. Often (suppliers) will have events. Hoteliers, in particular, are very big on events at their hotel. It is kind of fun for the office (staff) (attending), but it’s an educational process at the same time.
Are there any conferences to further network with suppliers?
There is Tour Connection held in L.A., New York and Nashville. Tour Connection is where all of the entertainment hotel suppliers get together for one day, and only (those) travel agents exclusive to the entertainment industry can go and meet with the vendors. That’s the main conference we have.
[Tour Connection is the primary on-line and printed resource for entertainment travel agents in the world. It holds three events each year in Los Angeles, New York and Nashville, where travel agents in the world meet Tour Connection members. Its final event of this year will be on Oct. 24, 2011 at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville.]
Does Stage and Screen check out hotels as well?
I am out in hotels all of the time. I travel a lot for work so I am always in hotels, but it is also part of what we do. If we are in any market, we go and do a site inspection of the hotel for everything from the rooms, to the gymnasium, to the restaurants, and (check out) other facilities there; if they have conference space because there might be a lot of press or something, or (clients) might want to have some meetings. We do everything.
What do you look for in a hotel for your clients?
I look for various different things. We have to have various range of services—depending on the needs of each band; and depending on the budget of each band. We have to have three through five star (accommodations), even two star sometimes in deciding on the hotel. Sometimes, we have to see if there is anywhere for a bus to pull up outside. That can be important sometimes. It’s really about the service; and it’s about the rooms, of course; the quality of the product. But the services’ levels of the staff is essential in making sure that it is going to be a smooth transition for everyone.
Some bands might say, “We have to have a gym that is open 24 hours” or “We have to have a restaurant that is open 24 hours” or there are different needs such as “We have to have adjoining rooms.” Whatever it may be, we have to be able to accommodate it. So each hotel can be quite unique, and different in that aspect.
Room service is important for artists and their staff on the road.
24/7 room service is a big (issue) because bands are obviously coming in late or in the early morning, and they want some food. There are still some places that still don’t have 24/7 room service. There are all of these little factors that need to be taken into consideration as well. But it’s about qualifying the clients; qualifying exactly what your client is going to need, and then finding something appropriate that will suit them.
What will turn you off a hotel?
Bad service, and a rep who isn’t willing to accommodate the (client’s) needs. I need to be able to call someone and change something or get something put into a room—whatever my client needs—and I need someone who is able to jump as quickly as we do. If they can’t, we just won’t work with them.
Paying for high speed internet at hotels can be costly for a band on the road.
Absolutely. Right now, a lot of hotels are including it, but there are still a lot who don’t. WiFi is a big thing. Everyone travels with a laptop these days, so they all want some kind of WiFi. But some places are still charging for it, unfortunately.
Does Stage and Screen get involved in securing visas?
We have couple of visa experts—a couple of external companies—and they have relationships with all of the consulates. One of them, in particular, concentrates just on entertainment visas for the music industry. So they can get visas. They can process them a lot quicker because they have relationships. They can sometimes pull in a favor to get these things fast-tracked but, most definitely, we can advise (clients) on visas for sure.
Do travel needs differ for film and music celebrities?
Not really, because it’s group movement for both. People are coming and going and doing all sorts of different things. There are a lot of changes; lots of special requests, especially when dealing with some of the A list talent. I have had people that didn’t like a particular color, and didn’t want to see that in their hotel room at all. That we can accommodate. As I said, qualifying the client, we can make anything happen. I think that film is very much the same as music.
Celebrity needs are different than others traveling.
Absolutely, and I really found that when I started working with Stage and Screen about eight years ago. A leisure traveler with a package deal is “I want to go to Bali, and I want to lie out by a pool for a week.” Even a corporate traveler is very much point to point—“I have to be here for this business meeting.” It’s point to point. Whereas, in the music world, there is so much more that goes along with (the travel). There are so many more changes and last minute things cropping up. I found that in working at Stage that nothing is how it seems. Things can happen last minute. Gigs get canceled, and more tour dates get added on.
Other than the show, and the pickup for the airport, there is no schedule on the road for most music tours.
There is definitely no schedule. There are all sorts of different requests. You are not going to get from a corporate client that “I only want brown M&Ms in my limousine, please.” But when you are dealing with A-list talent, especially in the music would, they can be very particular. We have had to put ballet bars in rooms because some artists warm up on a ballet bar. So we have accommodated that. Trying to get that in some hotels is very interesting I can tell you. They have to mount (the ballet bars) to things. Also there are certain lengths (of the bars) sometimes. Also we have had to put in poles and all sorts of things. Sometimes (an artist) won’t even go up the lift (the elevator)—so we find ways around that. Again, it comes down to having relationships with our suppliers to be able to facilitate these things for the artists.
What is the biggest logistic nightmare you have faced?
The one that comes to mind was a film down in Australia. They wanted to film in an outback location and, basically, there was no (rental) accommodation there. So we had to get people to move out of their homes and re-accommodate them so the crew could get in there and film. We had (people) in caravan parks and in all kinds of different places. There were just no (rental) accommodations. That’s the extreme of what we can do. Those were logistics we had to come up with because there was nothing else that we could do.
People tend to lose things on the road.
We have had people get to the airport, and they don’t have their visa. One, just recently, didn’t have a passport. “Really, how did you think you were going to fly (internationally) without a passport?” This is just another example of a service that we have out of New York. They didn’t have their passport. They left it in a hotel safe. Had locked it in a safe. They got to the airport and went, “Uh-oh.” We had to get a courier to go to the hotel, unlock the safe, and get the passport. There wasn’t enough time for the courier to get to JFK (John F. Kennedy International Airport) so we helicoptered the passport to JFK to take to the artist flying out. Things happen all of the time, but when artists have to go, they have to go. And there is always a way you can find to accommodate their needs.
We had another artist that was stuck in Dallas, and the airport had been closed for the night. The airport had started to open up, but they weren’t flying yet (to his destination) and they couldn’t accommodate him on another flight. So we had to get him to fly to a nearby airport in order to then fly him out on a charter flight to the gig.
In recent times, we’ve seen situations like natural disasters, political turmoil, and extreme weather cast grey clouds over the plans of many travelers. So the 24/7 emergency service you provide could be important.
It is most important. Bands start (playing) in the evening. Our office hours are 9 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., Monday to Friday. But any of the creative industries, they start at that time of the night. If anything is going to happen with the different time zones, a client needs to have someone there to be able to take the call and look after them.
Your emergency service is not a call centre environment.
Clients are coming back to someone on the team that knows the tour; that knows the people; that can change anything that they need. Our staff give out their personal cell phones so they can be on call for a particular tour. They will look after (a client.) It is like they are an extension of the business; an extension of the tour.
So a client is reaching one of the six people on the team?
Absolutely. It is important to understand the nature of (the crisis or problem) and to have someone who can accommodate them. Many a time if they are booking through the airplane direct, they have to go back through the airlines. If they are booking online, they are going to have to again go through the airlines. If, due to weather or any instance that has happened in the world these days—there’s been an earthquake or a natural disaster—with the airline, they pretty well have to line up like everyone else at the airline and wait their turn. Whereas, if they have someone that they call 24/7, someone on our team can get them on the next flight out, and can accommodate whatever is needed while, sometimes, people are still in that line trying to figure out what they are doing.
When will London open?
Probably within the next two years. We will wait for New York to grow a little bit more. I would say by 2014 it should be open.
Are there differences between the New York and L.A. offices?
L.A. is probably more focused on the production side of things because of Hollywood, but we do music and talent agency work as well, and we do some modeling agency work. Working with companies like Freemantle Media that do “(American) Idol,” “Family Feud,” and “The X-Factor,” and “Shazam,” we are doing with Freemantle Media. In New York, we will be working with the BBC very shortly.
You recently moved into a new office in Los Angeles.
We’re expanding. We just moved in our new office space, and we will be opening a second office here in October.
Why have two offices in Los Angeles?
It is because we grow in teams of six people, and then we will open up another team. We never have multi offices. We want to keep it that boutique. We will keep it a separation because it creates competition between the two offices but also the team leader of each office also manages the portfolio of accounts. To manage more than that number of people, and give the service not only to the staff but to the clientele, we want to keep that boutique niche feel so the clients feels like they are getting a personalized service.
Does your background include being an entertainer?
No. I did a few dance performances back in the day. My background is very much sports and dance. I’m from Perth in West Australia. Travel was always a passion of mine. I’ve been able to travel the world with this division and have been able to combine travel with entertainment. I love my job. Why wouldn’t I? It combines my two passions.
What have you discovered about entertainers?
The ones that we have dealt with are each completely different. A lot of them have worked very hard to get to where they are. Some of them can be extremely demanding. I think that they have been catered to be like that, but they are on their A game.
Larry LeBlanc is widely recognized as one of the leading music industry journalists in the world. Before joining CelebrityAccess in 2008 as senior editor, he was the Canadian bureau chief of Billboard from 1991-2007 and Canadian editor of Record World from 1970-89. He was also a co-founder of the late Canadian music trade, The Record. He has been quoted on music industry issues in hundreds of publications including Time, Forbes, and the London Times. He is co-author of the book “Music From Far And Wide.”
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Mamie Coleman, Fox Broadcasting 07/05/12
Dennis Condon, Disneyland Resorts 07/13/01
Peter Conlon, Peter Conlon Presents 05/20/05
Tony Conway, Buddy Lee Attractions 10/06/00
Allen Cook, TOURtech 04/16/15
Tomas Cookman, Cookman International 09/05/03
Alex Cooley, Alex Cooley Presents 07/12/10
David Cooper, Foxman.com 10/31/03
Jay Cooper, Greenberg Traurig, LLP 05/23/11
Julie Coulter, Near North Insurance Groups 06/07/01
Amy Cox, Deep South Entertainment 02/09/07
Michael O. Crain, Crain Law Group, LLC 10/09/13
Charlie Cran, The Strawberry Music Festival 04/05/10
Jim Cressman, Invictus Entertainment Group 06/06/12
Russ Crupnick, MusicWatch, Inc. 07/23/15
Todd Culberhouse, Vision Management /Vision Records and Entertainment 09/05/08
Tony D'Amelio, Washington Speakers Bureau 04/21/06
Ray Danniels, Standing Room Only Management, and the Anthem Entertainment Group 03/05/15
Ken Dashow, WAXQ-FM (l04.3 FM) - New York 09/08/06
Hal David, Lyricist 07/26/11
David Davidian, Independant Lighting Designer/Director 06/18/04
Anthony Davis, D&L Entertainment Services, Inc. 03/02/01
Chip Davis, American Gramaphone/Mannheim Steamroller 05/31/02
Mitch Davis, Tempest Entertainment 07/16/04
Jeff Dawson, Canadian Recording Services 06/08/08
Desiree Day, USO Celebrity Entertainment 08/10/01
Shauna de Cartier, Six Shooter Records/Six Shooter Management 10/23/13
Gene DeAnna, The Library of Congress 02/21/12
Vincent Degiorgio, Chapter 2 Productions 08/01/13
Tony DeLauro, DeLauro Management 12/23/04
Valerie Denn, Val Denn Agency 04/30/01
Val Denn, Val Denn Agency 03/06/14
Robert DePugh, Alligator Records 07/29/05
Tom Derr, Rock Ridge Music 10/29/04
Paul Dexter, Masterworks Lighting Design and Road Cases 12/10/04
Marty Diamond, Paradigm 01/22/10
Glenn Dicker, Redeye Distribution/Yep Roc Records 07/07/06
Barry Dickins, International Talent Booking Agency 06/06/13
Jim Digby, Event Safety Alliance 09/01/16
Mark Dinerstein, The Knitting Factory 11/17/06
Neill Dixon, Canadian Music Week 03/03/16
Thomas Dolby, Musician, academic, technologist, and author 11/09/16
Jasper Donat, Music Matters 2009/Branded 04/24/09
Jim Donio, National Association of Recording Merchandisers 04/22/11
Marc Dottore, M. Dottore Management 04/11/03
Tim Drake, The Roots Agency 12/12/08
Mike Dreese, Newbury Comics 11/23/11
Charles Driebe, Blind Ambition Management Ltd. 09/22/06
Jeremy Driesen, Ray Bloch Productions 09/07/01
Michael Drumm, Music Link Productions 07/18/08
Angie Dunn, Lucky Artist Booking 10/13/06
Jay Durgan, MEDIAmobz 11/09/11
Erik Dyce, City and County of Denver's Division of Theatres & Arenas 08/02/02
Erik Dyce, City and County of Denver’s Division of Theatres and Arenas 08/23/10
Paolo d’Alessandro, International Solutions 06/25/14
Ros Earls, 140dB Management 02/19/14
Art Edelstein, Festival Productions 12/01/02
Bruce Eisenberg, Audio Analysts 08/31/01
Martin Elbourne, The Glastonbury Festival 12/18/09
Michael Elder, Red Entertainment 03/17/06
Tod Elmore, Sixthman 11/24/06
Paul Emery, Clear Channel Entertainment 11/19/04
Arty Erk, Citrin Cooperman 04/27/16
Joe Escalante, Kung Fu Records 07/08/05
Colin Escott, Music Historian/Journalist 07/18/11
Ritch Esra, The Music Business Registry 09/27/02
Ritch Esra, The Music Business Registry 04/24/12
Mike Esterman, Esterman Entertainment 09/01/06
Jeff Eyrich, BePop Records 11/25/05
Bob Ezrin, Bigger Picture Group 05/24/09
Lisa Fancher, Frontier Records 08/09/10
Rick Farman, Superfly Productions 10/15/04
Ray Farrell, eMusic 06/09/06
Sam Feldman, S.L. Feldman & Associates 10/25/02
Bob Feldman, Red House Records 11/24/02
Charlie Feldman, BMI 08/26/05
Paul Fenn, Asgard Promotions 11/22/09
Debra "Fergy" Ferguson, TourDesign 08/01/03
Pete Fisher, Grand Ole Opry 09/11/09
David Fishof, David Fishof Presents 01/08/01
David Fishof, Rock 'N Roll Fantasy 10/05/08
David Fishof, Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp 02/28/12
Mike Flanagin, New England Country Music Festival 09/12/08
Joel Flatow, RIAA 12/13/11
Jim Fleming, Fleming Artists 03/20/10
Joe Fletcher, Joe Fletcher Presents 01/12/06
Jeff Fluhr, StubHub 10/06/06
Nancy Fly, The Nancy Fly Agency 04/02/04
Arthur Fogel, Live Nation 08/09/09
Martin Folkman, Independent Music Awards & Music Resource Group 08/11/06
Belle Forino, Fantasma Tours 03/18/05
Fletcher Foster, Universal Records South 07/31/09
Sam Foxman, Contemporary Productions 01/06/06
Todd Frank, 4Star Entertainment, LLC 01/24/03
Bob Frank, Koch Entertainment 01/09/09
Larry Frank, Frank Productions 01/17/11
Mike Fraser, Record Producer/Engineer 10/11/08
Carl Freed, Metropolitan Entertainment 06/22/01
Elizabeth Freund, Beautiful Day Media & Management 01/26/07
Harlan Frey, Roadrunner Records 07/11/03
Adam Friedman, Nederlander Concerts 06/22/07
Ted Gardner, Larrikin Management 04/25/03
Daniel Gélinas, Festival d’été de Québec 05/23/13
Marci Geller, Sonic Underground 08/15/08
Chris Gero, Yamaha Entertainment Group 10/26/16
Steve Gerstman, SGS 07/19/02
Sandra Gibson, The Association of Performing Arts Presenters 01/09/04
Sandra L. Gibson, Association of Performing Arts Presenters 01/16/09
Steve Gietka, Trump Properties 07/30/01
Steve Gietka, SMG Entertainment 03/19/14
Darren Gilmore, Watchdog Management 03/17/16
Daniel Glass, Glassnote Entertainment Group 10/16/14
Jake Gold, The Management Trust 04/13/01
Neil Goldberg, Cirque Productions 09/07/07
Harris Goldberg, Concert Ideas 06/27/11
Neil Goldberg, Cirque Productions 04/16/14
Martin Goldschmidt, Cooking Vinyl Group 09/29/16
Harvey Goldsmith, Harvey Goldsmith Productions 06/28/10
Michael Goldstein, RockPoP Gallery 11/09/07
Seth Goldstein, Turntable.fm 09/20/11
Anna Paula Goncalves, CEO Global Brand Appeal 08/20/14
Arnie Goodman, Blue Storm Music 11/15/02
Wesley Goodman, Red Entertainment 09/16/05
Richard Goodstone, Superfly Productions 01/27/06
Christie Goodwin, Photographer 03/18/15
Rob Gordon, What Are Records? LTD 02/01/02
Steve Gordon, Entertainment Attorney 08/06/04
Yoav Goren, Immediate Music & Imperativa Records 06/10/14
Mike Gormley, L.A. Personal Development 11/10/06
Jonathan Gosselin, Gosselin Marketing & Promotions 07/02/04
Richard Gottehrer, The Orchard 04/10/09
Sean Goulding, The Agency Group London 09/12/12
Jerimaya Grabher, RPM Direct 09/26/03
Mary Granata, The Granata Agency 09/06/10
Kelly Graves, Providence Performing Arts Center/Professional Facilities Management 01/20/02
Stan Green, Stanley A. Green Lighting and Productions 12/12/03
Mark Green, Celebrity Talent Agency Inc. / Bergen Performing Arts Center 08/12/05
Jeffrey Green, Americana Music Association 03/10/06
Paul Green, The School of Rock 07/06/08
Benjy Grinberg, Rostrum Records 12/06/11
Brent Grulke, SXSW 03/06/09
Michael Gudinski, The Mushroom Group 10/29/15
Phil Guiliano, CIE USA Entertainment Inc. & OCESA PRESENTS Inc. 03/25/05
Steve Gumble, SBG Productions 06/16/06
Greg Hagglund, Vivelo! 05/07/04
Rodney Hall, FAME Music Group 11/06/09
Rob Hallett, Robomagic 02/05/15
Craig Hankenson, Producers, Inc 02/23/06
Kerry Hansen, Wynonna Incorporated 10/03/03
Eric Hanson, Ted Kurland Associates 12/20/02
Eric Hanson, Tree Lawn Artists 03/23/07
Rusty Harmon, MTM Music Management 12/06/07
Ali Harnell, Clear Channel Entertainment Nashville 08/15/03
Bob Harris, 02/06/09
Evan Harrison, Huka Entertainment 12/08/16
David Hart, The Agency Group 02/20/04
Laura Hassler, Musicians without Borders 12/02/15
Abe Hathot, Musician, composer, and music producer. 12/21/16
Steve Hecht, Piedmont Talent 08/29/12
Travis Hellyer, Mezzanine 09/02/05
Janie Hendrix, Experience Hendrix 02/01/10
Nona Hendryx, Rhythmbank Entertainment 06/02/06
Dan Herrington, Dualtone Records 07/25/03
Sara Hickman, Sleeveless/Stingray 06/30/06
Dan Hirsch, On Board Entertainment 04/04/03
Nick Hobbs, Charmenko 12/14/01
Carel Hoffman, Hilltop Live/Oppikoppi Productions 11/07/12
Ian Hogarth, Songkick 08/09/11
Gene Hollister, Rose Presents 04/08/01
Rusty Hooker, Rock Steady Management Agency 02/16/01
Jake Hooker, Hook Entertainment 05/10/02
Martin Hopewell, Primary Talent International 04/19/02
Tom Hoppa, TKO Booking Agency 09/29/06
Bobbie Horowitz, Times Square Group 01/04/02
Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages 11/01/11
Bruce Houghton, Skyline Music 10/27/00
Bruce Houghton, Skyline Music 01/22/14
Andi Howard, Peak Records and Andi Howard Entertainment 09/02/03
Barbara Hubbard, ACTS 09/12/03
Laurent Hubert, BMG US 11/12/15
Seth Hurwitz, I.M.P. 04/20/09
Ariel Hyatt, Author, and founder of Cyber PR 11/23/16
Mark Hyman, Ashley Talent International 11/09/01
Brett Hyman, Category 5 Entertainment 07/23/04
Bruce Iglauer, Alligator Records 08/17/01
Bruce Iglauer, Alligator Records 05/28/14
Doug Isaac, Super Bowl Concert Series Producer (EXI) 08/24/01
David Israelite, National Music Publishers' Association 11/29/08
Tom Jackson, Tom Jackson Productions 02/06/13
Jay Jacobs, Parc Landon 09/21/07
Larry Jacobson, World Audience 09/17/04
Audra Jaeger, The Management Trust 05/09/03
Ralph James, The Agency Group 01/31/11
Jeffrey Jampol, Jampol Artist Management 07/18/12
Jean Michel Jarre, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) 06/19/13
Michael Jaworek, The Birchmere 05/08/09
Peter Jesperson, New West Records 11/03/06
John Jeter, The Handlebar 08/15/12
Mike Johnson, Groundrush Media 02/17/06
Mike Gormley & Jolene Pellant, Yes, Dear Entertainment 04/23/10
Susan Joseph, Justice Entertainment Group 02/21/11
Darren Julien, Julien's Auctions 10/25/10
Henry Juszkiewicz, Gibson Guitars 09/28/10
Justin Kalifowitz, Downtown Publishing 04/20/17
Leonard Kalikow, Music Business Reference, Inc. 06/26/08
Craig Kallman, Atlantic Records 03/20/09
Steve Kane, Warner Music Canada 02/09/17
Danny Kapilian, Independent Producer 07/12/02
Mike Kappus, The Rosebud Agency 10/26/09
Andy Kaufman, Birdland 05/17/02
Wendy Kay, Mars Talent Agency 03/09/01
Lucas Keller, The Collective 03/22/11
Marty Kern, Clemson University 07/07/01
Carlos Keyes, Red Entertainment 10/08/04
Golnar Khosrowshahi, Reservoir Media Management 10/24/12
Martin Kierszenbaum, Interscope/Cherrytree Records 09/06/09
Barney Kilpatrick, Rattlesby Records 10/28/05
John Kinsner, The Walnut Room 03/28/08
Doug Kirby, LiveTourArtists 10/24/03
Steve Kirsner, Compaq Center 06/29/01
JoAnne Klabin, Sweet Relief 03/21/03
Andrew Klein, Revolution Marketing 11/05/04
Larry Klein, Producer, bassist, songwriter 03/13/12
Jack Kleinsinger, Highlights in Jazz 04/25/08
Ann Kline, Casa Kline 09/04/14
Brian Knaff, Talent Buyers Network 09/29/01
Kymberlee Knight, IEBA 11/16/00
Mike Kociela, 360 Productions 05/30/08
Stefan Kohlmeyer, Bach Technology 02/08/10
Lily Kohn, Microsoft Corporation 02/14/11
Tim Kolleth, Alligator Records 01/25/08
Al Kooper, Musician/songwriter/producer/author 02/06/14
Mitchell Koulouris, Digital Musicworks International, Inc. 02/11/05
Mark Krantz, John Schreiber Group 06/15/01
Jeff Krasno, Velour Music Group 11/19/07
Jeffrey Kruger, The Kruger Organisation 01/25/02
Harvey Kubernik, Author/historian/music journalist 08/20/15
Ted Kurland, Ted Kurland Associates 01/15/01
Jordan Kurland, Zeitgeist Artist Management 08/23/11
Carianne Laguna, Blackheart Records 03/07/08
Brady Lahr, Kufala Recordings 04/30/04
Ernie Lake, EL Records 01/19/07
Roks Lam, Wolfman Jack Entertainment 12/17/04
Anni Lam, Parc Landon 06/29/07
Gary Lane, CenterLane Attractions 10/14/05
Tom LaPenna, Lucky Man Productions 09/10/04
Camilo Lara, EMI Music Mexico/MIS 08/10/07
Gary Lashinsky, Lipizzaner Tours 05/13/05
Gregg Latterman, Aware Records 12/13/02
Tony Laurenson, Eat to the Beat 02/27/04
Emily Lazar, The Lodge 10/15/15
Bill Leabody, Leabody Systems 06/10/05
Peter Leak, 24-7 Worldwide Management 03/28/12
Steve Leeds, SR. VP/Promotion/Rock Formats at Virgin Records 07/26/02
Bob Lefsetz, The Lefsetz Letter 11/14/08
Carl Leighton-Pope, Leighton-Pope Organisation 07/05/09
Steve Lemon, Live 4 Live, Inc. 12/06/02
Randy Lennox, Universal Music Canada 06/24/15
Simma Levine, Disson Furst and Partners 11/10/00
Andy Levine, Sixthman 06/08/07
Rich Levy, Clear Channel Entertainment Properties 06/25/04
Eddie Levy, Chelsea Music Publishing 07/24/14
Myles Lewis, Denise Rich Songs 12/20/10
Adam Lewis, Planetary Group 01/20/16
Terry Lickona, Austin City Limits 03/14/11
Justine Liddelow, Stage and Screen Travel Services 08/31/11
Jim Lidestri, Border City Media 09/03/15
Larry Lieberman, 4EverWild 03/28/03
Eric Lilavois, Crown City Studios, and London Bridge Studio 12/10/14
Miriam Linna, Norton Records 05/18/17
Marc Lipkin, Alligator Records 03/05/05
Tommy LiPuma (Part 1), Verve Records 11/08/10
Tommy LiPuma (Part 2), Verve Records 11/15/10
Alexander Ljung, SoundCloud 10/04/10
Andy Lo Russo, The Singing Chef 12/16/05
Phil Lobel, Lobeline Communications 08/13/04
Paul Lohr, New Frontier Touring 01/21/05
Paul Lohr, New Frontier Touring 05/17/10
Julie Lokin, New Audiences 03/23/01
Dave Lory, Artemis Records 03/30/02
Max Loubiere, Tour Director 04/11/12
Mark Lourie, Skyline Music 03/08/02
Dave Lucas, Live-360 04/28/06
Joe Lucchese, EventJoe 02/23/07
Kevin Lyman, 4 fini 03/30/01
Kevin Lyman, Vans Warped Tour 05/23/12
Bubba Mac, 09/14/07
David Macias, Emergent Music Marketing 06/17/05
Kristen Madsen, Grammy Foundation and MusiCares 11/22/10
Larry Magid, Larry Magid Entertainment 05/04/10
Peter Malkin, PM Management 02/07/03
Toby Mamis, Alive Enterprises 02/12/01
Billy Mann, Green & Bloom | Topl1ne, Manncom 09/18/14
Tasea Margeolas, Multi Entertainment 06/23/06
Tony Margherita, dBpm Records 09/06/11
Bob Roux & Mark Campana, Live Nation 12/20/11
Lee Marshall, Magic Arts & Entertainment 09/13/02
Zach Martin, Radio Producer at New York's WAXQ-FM 08/30/02
Mario Martin, Gorgeous PR 04/27/07
Molly Martinez, Ticket Summit 2008 05/23/08
Paul Mascioli, Mascioli Entertainment 01/14/05
Michael Maska, Big Hassle 01/28/05
Ted Mason, Mi-5 Recordings 11/16/01
Steve Masur, Masur & Associates, LLC 11/21/03
Pam Matthews, The Ryman Auditorium 04/08/05
Terry McBride, Nettwerk Music Group 03/01/10
Michael McCarty, ole 06/20/11
Jim McDonald, McDonald Group 12/19/03
Virginia McEnerney, HeadCount 11/26/07
Doc McGhee, McGhee Entertainment 06/14/10
Camilla McGuinn, Tour Manager 08/24/07
Andy McLean, North By Northeast (NXNE) 04/01/05
Dennis McNally, Grateful Dead historian/publicist 09/06/02
Garry McQuinn, Back Row Productions 06/14/11
Ruthann McTyre, The Rita Benton Music Library; and president of the Music Library Association 08/31/10
Dick McVey, Musician's Referral Service 10/27/07
Katherine McVicker, Music Works International 01/08/15
John Meglen, Concerts West/AEG Live 02/21/13
Mark Meharry, Music Glue 05/28/15
Jorge Mejia, Sony/ATV Music Publishing 09/17/15
Dan Melnick, Festival Productions, Inc. 02/22/02
André Ménard, Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 06/12/09
Bob Merlis, Merlis For Hire/Memphis International Records 01/16/04
Doug Merrick, Cumberland Talent Agency and Merrick Music Group 07/21/06
Louis Messina, The Messina Group 10/22/04
Louis Messina, The Messina Group/AEG Live 07/17/09
Louis Jay Meyers, North American Folk Music and Dance Alliance 03/30/07
Louis Jay Meyers, Folk Alliance International 01/23/09
Todd Miller, House Of Blues - New Orleans 11/14/03
Jeff Miller, Fantasma Productions 03/16/07
Ben Miller, Rock Ridge Music 11/02/07
J. B. Miller, Empire Entertainment 08/22/08
Richard Mills, S.L. Feldman 11/02/09
Marty Monson, Barbershop Harmony Society 07/07/16
Linda Moran, Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) 04/05/09
Jesse Morreale, Nobody In Particular Presents (NIPP) 09/20/02
Chuck Morris, Live Rocky Mountains 09/28/09
Mo Morrison, Independent production 05/24/02
Kevin Morrow, Steel Wool Entertainment 01/25/17
Nick Moss, Blue Bella Records 11/30/07
Jim Musselman, Appleseed Recordings 04/14/06
Natalia Nastaskin, United Talent Agency 04/13/16
Marc Nathan, Flagship Records 07/01/05
David Neilon, Rising Star Promotions 11/30/01
Don Neuen, Star Coaches Inc. 10/10/12
Dennis Newhall, DIG Music 10/07/05
John Nittolo, John Nittolo Productions 04/13/07
Ian Noble, Metropolitan Talent 05/23/03
Fabricio Nobre, A Construtora Música e Cultura 05/04/17
Josh Norek, JN Media, LLC 07/05/02
David Norman, Tour Manager 04/20/07
Mimi Northcott, Canadian Recording Services (CRS) 04/11/08
Bill Nowlin, Rounder Records 01/05/07
John Nugent, NY JAM Inc. 11/08/02
Andy Nulman, Just For Laughs 11/20/13
Sal Nunziato, NYCD 06/01/01
Bob O'Neal, Ryman Auditorium 06/28/02
Andrea Orbeck, Prehab Health and Fitness 03/15/10
Heather Orser, Toad's Place 01/29/01
Janet Oseroff, MultiMediaProperties 11/18/05
Marc Ostrow, Boosey & Hawkes 12/05/08
Riley O’Connor, Live Nation Canada 07/24/09
Jeremy Palmer, Buddy Lee Attractions 11/02/01
John Palmer, Megawave Records 08/31/07
Panos Panay, Sonicbids 12/23/05
Julien Paquin, Paquin Artists Agency 04/30/14
Graham Parker, WQXR-FM 11/26/14
Crispin Parry, British Underground 02/24/08
Donald Passman, Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown 04/09/10
Donald S. Passman, Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown 01/06/16
Bruce Patron, Overland Entertainment 07/28/06
Alexandra Patsavas, Chop Shop Music 09/27/11
Cheryl Pawelski, Omnivore Entertainment Group 09/26/13
Kerry Peace, Alligator Records 08/18/06
Eric Peltoniemi, Red House Records 12/14/09
Scott Perry, Sperry Media 03/11/05
Lawrence Peryer, Jr., 23 Omnimedia 11/07/08
John Peters, MassConcerts 06/07/11
Holger Petersen, Stony Plain Records 04/15/05
Jon Phillips, Silverback Professional Artist Mgmt/Controlled Substance Sound 08/29/08
Dave Pichilingi, Sound City 03/30/16
Vince Pileggi, Music Inc./Music Inc. Sounds 12/01/06
Eric Pirritt, Endit! Presents / The Fox Theatre 10/17/03
Neil Portnow, The Recording Academy 02/08/11
Louis Posen, Hopeless Records 04/04/11
Stephen Posen, Estate of Glenn Gould 01/23/13
Nadia Prescher, Madison House 06/20/03
Jeff Price, TuneCore 02/28/11
Tom Principato, Powerhouse Records 02/01/08
Roger Probert, Core Records 12/08/06
John "Grinder" Procaccini, JP Squared (JP2) 01/17/03
Mark Pucci, Independent Music Publicist 09/09/05
David Pullman, The Pullman Group 11/03/00
Rod Quinton, Saigon Sound System 04/18/11
Dolphus Ramseur, Ramseur Records 10/19/07
Jack Randall, Ted Kurland Associates 04/05/02
Jack Randall, The Kurland Agency 03/08/17
Debra Rathwell, AEG Live 05/03/13
Jeff Ravitz, Visual Terrain 02/08/08
Paul Reed, Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) 06/14/17
Rich Rees, M.P.I. Talent Agency 09/19/08
John Reese, Freeze Artist Management 08/01/08
Bill Reeves, WRIII, Inc. 10/20/06
Stephen Rehage, Rehage Entertainment 07/30/04
Lisa Reiss, Pearl Productions 08/17/07
Salaam Remi, Composer, producer, musician and label executive. 01/08/14
David Renzer, Universal Music Publishing Group 08/23/09
Alison Richard, Universal Orlando Resort 05/06/05
Kelli Richards, The All Access Group 02/07/12
Gary Richards, HARD Events 08/29/13
Sam Righi, Waterfront Entertainment Group 05/30/03
Jon Rinaldo, Joker Productions 01/02/04
Geary Rindels, Geary Rindels Enterprises, Inc. 12/05/03
Doreen Ringer Ross, BMI 01/18/08
Lisette Rioux, Island Def Jam Music Group 05/16/03
Dave Roberge, Everfine Records & Everfine Artist Management 12/03/04
Sandy Roberton, Worlds End Producer Management 02/20/09
Ty Roberts, Gracenote 01/31/12
Bill Rogers, BRE Presents 07/13/07
Ian Rogers, Topspin Media 06/01/10
Benji Rogers, PledgeMusic 12/19/13
Dave Rose, Deep South Entertainment 09/15/06
Eric Rosen, Ronald S. Bienstock & Associates 05/25/01
Stuart Ross, The Ross Group 02/23/01
David Ross, President IAAM; Director, Show Me Center 09/23/05
Bobby Rossi, Ruth Eckerd Hall 02/28/03
Michael Rothschild, Landslide Records 04/29/05
Robert Rowland, Red Entertainment 06/13/08
Bill Royston, Mt. Hood Jazz Festival 03/07/03
John Rudolph, Bug Music 05/24/10
Elizabeth Rush, E.R.A. / Elizabeth Rush Agency 08/20/04
Aran Rush, Expo and Foro Imperial 02/16/07
Maurice Russell, Harry Fox Agency 10/21/05
Barron Ruth, Skyline Music 02/14/03
Andrea Sabata, Skyline Music 01/07/05
Numa Saisselin, Count Basie Theatre, Inc. 02/04/05
Ron Sakamoto, Gold & Gold Productions 01/16/10
David Salidor, dis Company 07/20/07
Shaw Saltzberg, S. L. Feldman and Associates 06/21/10
Bruce Allen & Sam Feldman, A&F Music 12/19/08
Mark Samuels, Basin Street Records 06/11/04
Jacqueline Saturn, Harvest Records 01/21/15
Tamara Saviano, American Roots Publishing 07/22/05
Tamara Saviano, Author, journalist, and producer 08/18/16
Michael Scafuto, Mountain High Entertainment 12/07/01
Steve Schankman, Contemporary Productions 12/21/01
Steve Scharf, Carlin America 10/11/02
John Scher, Metropolitan Talent 11/21/08
Al Schmitt, Producer/Engineer 02/13/10
Bobby Schneider, Tour Coordinator, Third Eye Blind 01/31/03
Jake Schneider, Madison House 04/02/14
Steven Schnur, EA Music Group 07/03/13
Elaine Schock, Shock Ink 02/19/10
Stacy Schott, Mad Booking and Events 08/22/03
Daylle Schwartz, Revenge Productions 08/19/05
Dean Sciarra, ItsAboutMusic.com 11/26/04
Joel Selvin, Author and Journalist 08/07/14
Jay Sendyk, Sendyk, Leonard & Company, Inc. 05/03/02
Peter Shapiro, Ideal Entertainment 04/16/04
Seth Sheck, Access Pass & Design 01/03/03
Seth Sheck, ACCESS Event Solutions 06/22/16
Seth Shomes, The Agency Group 11/12/14
Jay Sieleman, The Blues Foundation 07/18/03
Anya Siglin, The Ark 03/05/10
Bill Silva, Bill Silva Entertainment 10/19/10
Tom Silverman, Tommy Boy Entertainment 03/06/12
Steve Simon, Clear Channel Communications 05/14/04
Ralph Simon, Live Earth 07/06/07
Ralph Simon, Mobilium 04/12/11
Michael Simon, The Harry Fox Agency 08/14/13
Ron Simpson, RCS Productions 01/11/08
John Simson, SoundExchange 07/15/05
Dion Singer, Warner Bros. 12/07/09
Gram Slaton, The Community Arts Center 02/25/05
Owen Sloane, Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner & Sloane 10/11/10
Peter Smidt, Eurosonic Noorderslag & manager Buma Cultuur 07/17/13
Garrison Snell, Gyrosity Projects 02/23/17
Mike Snider, Paradigm Talent Agency Nashville 05/17/11
Andrew Snowhite, Musictoday 05/04/01
Bruce Solar, The Agency Group 05/14/14
Nikki Solgot, Circle Talent Agency 02/18/15
Michael Solomon, Brick Wall Management 05/25/07
Mark Sonder, Mark Sonder Productions 07/25/08
Steve Sonnier, UIC Pavilion at the University of Illinois, Chicago 09/03/04
Kathy Spanberger, peermusic 06/20/12
Carolyn Specht, CIE USA Entertainment Inc. and OCESA PRESENTS Inc. 03/26/04
David Spelman, New York Guitar Festival 10/01/04
Jason Spiewak, Rock Ridge Music 04/07/06
Dan Steinberg, Square Peg Concerts 11/29/12
Dan Steinberg, Square Peg Concerts 02/18/05
Jeremy Stephan, Ventures, LLC 04/23/04
Walter Stewart, Mars Talent Agency 02/21/03
Gail Stocker, Gail Stocker Presents 11/12/04
Jon Stoll, Fantasma Productions 10/13/00
Jesse Stoll, AEG 06/27/09
Henry Stone, Henry Stone Music 06/24/05
Jason Stone, Live Nation New York 03/31/06
Howard Stovall, Resource Entertainment Group 05/28/04
Cameron Strang, New West Records 10/18/02
Don Strasburg, AEG Live Rocky Mountains 02/27/09
Barbara Strauss, Sovereign Ventures 05/12/06
Richard Stumpf, Cherry Lane Publishing 08/07/06
Patrick Sullivan, RightsFlow 10/25/11
Bernie Swain & Harry Rhodes, Jr., Washington Speakers Bureau 12/07/00
Dean Swett, Paramour Group 06/14/02
Jake Szufnarowski, Rocks Off 05/02/08
Marc Tanner, Chime Entertainment 12/22/06
Donald Tarlton, The Donald K Donald Group 04/12/02
Tess Taylor, Los Angeles Music Network 08/09/02
Race Taylor, WPLJ - New York 10/27/06
Race Taylor, WPLJ - New York 10/27/06
Chris Taylor, Taylor 03/15/09
Peter Tempkins, DeWitt Stern Group 03/16/01
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Lisa Tenner, Tenner & Associates (EAT'M) 08/06/01
Jeremy Tepper, Diesel Only Records 10/10/03
Allan Tepper, Bicycle Music Company 09/28/07
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Jerry Thompson, Promoter Line Inc. 03/05/04
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Steve Vai, Favored Nations Entertainment 04/26/02
John Valentino, Fantasma Productions 04/18/03
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J.P. Williams, Parallel Entertainment 10/03/12
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