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Author Waddell, Ray D.

Title This business of concert promotion and touring : a practical guide to creating, selling, organizing, & staging concerts / Ray D. Waddell, Rich Barnet, Jake Berry.

Imprint New York : Billboard Books, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.73 WAD    Available
Description vii, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents The opening act -- Creating the show : the artist's team. Key representatives for touring artists ; Making money on the road ; Why, when, and where to tour ; Budgeting the tour ; Designing the production ; Developing the performance ; Finalizing the production ; Launching the tour -- Selling the show : creating the deal. Types of talent buyers ; Getting paid ; Performance agreements -- Organizing the show : what to expect from a concert promoter. Insurance, licenses, and permits ; Budgeting the show ; Promoting the event ; Ticketing the show -- Staging the show : event production. Venue operations and services ; Day of show.
Summary "This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring is more than just a practical guide to creating, selling, organizing and staging concerts and tours. Its comprehensive coverage of the music business is further bolstered by insightful, authoritative text addressing the technical and artistic aspects of concert promotion"--Book jacket.
Subject Concert tours -- Management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Music publicity.
Concert agents -- Vocational guidance.
Music trade -- Management.
Added Author Barnet, Richard D., 1949-
Berry, Jake.
ISBN 9780823076871

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