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The Tailgate Entertainer | Performers | Performance Business | Creatives | Artists | Talent Buyers

Tailgate Entertainer is a podcast about the fair industry and the exciting people involved in it. The goal of the show is to help those involved in the industry succeed by sharing years of collected wisdom. You will not find a more eclectic mix of people in the world than those that work at fairs. Their exciting journeys, lessons, and humorous anecdotes are woven together here to provide encouragement, education, and support for the industry.
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Jan 31, 2017

Today, we are going to take a look at a new and exciting angle of the fair industry. We’ve ventured through many different aspects of vendors, managers, and various performing artists. Today, we are going to take a walk in the shoes of the person who finds all the talent to fill those slots. Accompany Alan Bruess as he exploring the world of a highly respected talent agent and business owner, Jerry Ross. 

Listen as Alan and Jerry discuss:

 

  • The journey of starting a business
  • How revenues work for artists with agents 
  • The job and responsibilities of a talent agent 
  • The problems of exclusivity when shows contact artists directly 
  • The importance of having a trustworthy relationship with clients and agents 
  • Agents are somewhat there to do the dirty work 
  • What to do when clients contact acts directly and exclude the agent 
  • The importance of setting ground rules 
  • The ability to make a living decreases as inflation happens 
  • What acts are increasing and declining
  • The vitality of innovation 
  • How to nourish and maintain good relationships 
  • How to approach an agent 
  • The hard work and tenacity needed to be successful 
  • Why being yourself is important for an artist 
  • Introducing yourself to the online industry 

 

Connect with Jerry:

Harmonyartists.com

 

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