- Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 7pm
- Brent Oliver, Foundation Concerts
- Manitoba Music Resource Centre
- 1-376 Donald St.
In this session, Brent Oliver will discuss booking and promoting shows from the promoter’s perspective. This workshop will cover everything from determining an artist’s draw in a given market, choosing a venue, negotiating the various deals and contracts, promoting and marketing the show, handling the logistics, and working with artists to build their fan base.
With 18 years experience in booking events in Western Canada, Brent has experience developing new acts from the club scene, to the auditorium, to the concert hall. Brent has been involved in many of Edmonton's most successful live venues and currently works as a talent buyer, promoter, and show runner at Foundation Concerts.