Contributor biographical information for This business of concert promotion and touring : a practical guide to creating, selling, organizing, and staging concerts / Ray D. Waddell, Rich Barnet, Jake Berry.
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Ray Waddell is Senior Writer, Touring, for Billboard magazine. His weekly column, On the Road, keeps him in regular touch with agents, promoters, artist managers, business and venue managers, ticketing agencies, and everyone else associated with this business of concerts. He lives in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Richard D. Barnet, a professor in the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University, is co-author of Controversies of the Music Industry. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Jake Berry Owner of Fader Higher has provided Production Management services to some of the top Bands in the world including The Rolling Stones. U2, AC/DC, Metallica Tina Turner and Shakira and also Family show including The Wiggles, Barney and Walking with Dinosaurs The Live Experience. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Concert tours -- Management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Concert agents -- Vocational guidance.
Music trade -- Management.