August 22, 2017
BOOKING TIPS AND TOURING STRATEGIES
A PANEL DISCUSSION AND WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, AUG 22 @ 7PM
FREE FOR PERFORMING ARTISTS
RSVP: RESERVE YOUR SEAT
Join Jim Colletti (artist manager and owner of The Listening Room Phoenix), Michael Zimmerlick (President of 80/20 Records) and Danny Torgersen (Front-man for Captain Squeegee) for a panel discussion about the do’s and don’t’s of booking and some new strategies for planning a tour.
Michael Zimmerlich (Founder of 80/20 Records)
Michael is the President and Founder of 80/20 Records, an independent record label that offers 80% royalties to artists. With over 9 years of experience in the music industry Michael has been involved with 14 album releases as well as several music videos. The artists he’s personally represented have extensively toured the U.S. and have opened for acts such as George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Calexico, Karmin, Maroon 5, Mother Mother, Alien Ant Farm, MR MS, Animal Collective and Beck.
Danny Torgersen (Lead singer of Captain Squeegee)
Danny has been performing trumpet professionally since 2002. Coming out of high school marching band and into the college jazz circuit he was quickly assimilated into the Arizona music scene playing with virtually every horn section in various genres of Rock, Indie, Reggae, Hip-hop, Latin, and Fusion. He’s appeared on stage with acts such as Weezer, Authority Zero, and toured with Badfish, Fayuca, and Captain Squeegee (including frontman) performing in total over 2,000 shows.
RSVP: RESERVE YOUR SEAT
Important Information about your visit to The Listening Room Phoenix
The Listening Room Phoenix is centrally located in midtown Phoenix AZ and is open to audiences who appreciate great acoustic music Some performances are ticketed and some are donation-based where participating audiences are encouraged to make at least a $20 donation to the artist and venue. This will go a very long way in keeping each artist on their path to success and keeping The Listening Room a healthy destination for great music in Phoenix. Audiences are participating in a live video recording of the performance. Your entrance to The Listening Room Phoenix is consent to be photographed and filmed.
The Listening Room Phoenix shares its home with Mazvo Auto Car Care Center on 7th Street south of the traffic light at E. Highland Rd., tucked away from the street at 4614 N 7th Street, Phoenix 85014. Additional parking is available on E. Meadowbrook Road, only steps from The Listening Room Phoenix.