Live Events

Artist Relations | Producer | Festival Director | Sound Engineer | Stage Manager | Talent Buyer  | Tour Manager

The Onion & A.V.Club's 26th Annual Comedy Festival | In-Progress

Festival Director of The Onion & AV Club's comedy festival in Chicago at the Athenaeum Theatre, Music Box, Thalia Hall, Lincoln Hall & The Hideout

Steve Gunn - Lee Ranaldo - Meg Baird | Winter 2017

Tour Manager for east coast & midwest tour

Steve Gunn | Summer & Autumn 2016

Tour Manager for Steve Gunn in the US

The Onion & A.V.Club's 26th Annual Comedy Festival | June 2016

Festival Director of The Onion & AV Club's comedy festival in Chicago at the Civic Opera House, Thalia Hall, Lincoln Hall & The Hideout

Scharpling & Wurster Live! | Autumn/Winter 2015-2016

Tour Manager for Scharpling & Wurster Live! 

Phish's Magnaball Festival | August 2015

One of 5 DJs on The Bunny a FM, XM/Sirius and streaming radio station live from the festival.

Steve Gunn | July 2015

Tour Manager for Steve Gunn & the Way Out Band with shows at Red Rocks, Pitchfork Music Fest, Winnipeg Folk Fest & other midwest venues.

Solid Sound Festival | June 2015

Producer of a low-power FM radio station WSSR 88.7 for the festival grounds and surrounding area.

The Onion & A.V.Club's 26th Annual Comedy Festival | May 2015

Festival Director of The Onion & AV Club's comedy festival in Chicago

Scharpling & Wurster Live! | Spring 2015

Booking Agent & Tour Manager for Scharpling & Wurster Live! at Third Man Records in Nashville, The Bellhouse in NYC, Lincoln Hall in Chicago and Cinefamily in LA.

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The Onion & A.V.Club's 26th Annual Comedy Festival | June 2014

Festival Director for The Onion & AV Club's comedy festival at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago

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Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn | January 2014

Producer of the GRAMMY nominated standup special on Netflix and Other Music Recordings

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Pitchfork Music Festival | July 2013

• Advanced and dealt with artist relations for the following acts: M.I.A., Joanna Newsom, Solange, El-P, Lil B, Swans, Woods, Foxygen, Pissed Jeans, Daughn Gibson, And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead.

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Constellation | April 2013 - July 2013

 • Developed and implemented infrastructure for the opening of the new venue, artist relations, booked concerts, managed/scheduled staff, and oversaw multimedia aspects on a day-to-day basis for the first four months.

Solid Sound

Solid Sound Festival | June 2013

• Producer of a low-power FM radio station WSSR 88.7 for the festival grounds and surrounding area.

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TBS Just For Laughs Chicago | June 2013

 • Producer of the [REDACTED] benefit show for 826 Chicago with guests David Cross, John Hodgman, Todd Barry, Doug Benson, Jon Glaser, Kyle Kinane, Brian Posehn, Cameron Esposito, Brian Babylon, and Mac McCaughan.

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Talent Buyer & Venue Manager | June 2011 - April 2013

• Booked national & local music, comedy, film & literary events for the 180 capacity club.  

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Tomorrow Never Knows | January 2013

• Talent Buyer & Producer of comedy events for the festival featuring: Delocated with Jon Glaser & Guests, Kurt Braunohler, and The Low Times Podcast Live with Tom Scharpling, Daniel Ralston, & Maggie Serota.

 

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Hideout Block Party & A.V. Fest | September 2012

• Talent Buyer & Stage Manager for the two-day festival.

 

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TBS Just For Laughs Chicago | June 2012

• Co-Producer of shows including: [REDACTED] Benefit for 826 Chicago with Aziz Ansari, Patton Oswalt,  Janeane Garofolo, Hannibal Buress, Jon Glaser, Amy Schumer, Pete Holmes, Eddie Pepitone, Kyle Kinane, and Cameron Esposito, The Eric Andre Show, Delocated w/ Jon Glaser & Guests, Brody Stevens, Natasha Leggero, W. Kamau Bell Curve, Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, Matt Braunger, and You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes.

 

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Tomorrow Never Knows | January 2012

• Talent Buyer & Producer of comedy events for the festival at The Hideout including: Todd Barry, Wyatt Cenac, and Hannibal Buress.

 

Photo By Jacob Blickenstaff

Photo By Jacob Blickenstaff

Syl Johnson | 2010 - 2012

• Booking Agent & Tour Manager for Syl Johnson including shows at Wilco's Solid Sound Festival, Maxwell's as a part of Yo La Tengo's Hanukkah Shows, The Echo in LA, The Hideout in Chicago, The Southpaw in Brooklyn and more.

 

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Hideout Block Party | September 2011

• Artist Relations & Stage Manager 

 

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Found Sound: Chicago | August 2011

• Producer of a free festival featuring a series of intimate music & audio art performances situated primarily in and around residential spaces and local businesses.

 

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Solid Sound Festival | June 2011

• Producer of a low-power FM radio station WSSR 88.7 for the festival grounds and surrounding area.

 

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WTNG | April 2011 & 2014

• Producer of a low-power FM radio station WTNG 89.9FM for The Numero Group's Record Store Day Pop-Up Shop in Chicago.

 

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Eccentric Soul Revue | 2009 - 2012

• Executive Producer of the Eccentric Soul Revue which has been presented at the 9:30 Club in D.C., Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, Park West & Lincoln Hall in Chicago, Crofoot Ballroom in Detroit, The Carolina Theater in Durham, and Pitman Theater in Milwaukee.