Artist managers play an important role in growing the music industry. They are keenly involved in the daily routine of their customers and help shape music careers. An artist manager books concerts organize marketing campaigns, helps with album planning, manages social media accounts and takes care of other management needs. It’s a quite demanding job that requires a focused eye on what’s going on in the industry. Passion, dedication, and patience are some of the essential qualities that you should have if you are opting for this title of artist manager. Right from their logistics preparation to their health issues while performing, artist managers perform a wide range of duties.
Josh Brusilovsky, an influential talent booker from Chicago, is the latest add on to the long is of artist managers. He has a strong four years of experience in the entertainment area, with credibility and trustworthiness as his attractive strengths. Josh Bru is an owner of a top entertainment company. He himself has booked over $ 250,000 in artists for many nightclubs in Chicago and other cities in the United States.
He came to Chicago to study business administration at DePaul University and started out promoting smaller nightclubs as a sidekick. In a matter of a few years span, he has grown so much and is now considered a key player in the industry.
He considers booking artists to be the most critical as well as an expensive part of the process, but he makes it a point to get everything right. His bookings include Blueface, Shoreline Mafia, Travis Scott, DJ Khaled, Jack Harlow, Playboi Carti, 24kGoldn, Saweetie and Migos.
A successful event is 3-4 times the cost of artist booking according to him and he puts it into words as “this is a good metric for making money all the time.”
Artist Management and A&R is his new company and he’s already making news while going in this new direction. He wants to work with hands-on artists and is sure to achieve his goals. Josh believes he has made enough connections over the past four years and intends to apply this to the role of artist management. He would like to work with some of the emerging artists to help them build their careers.
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