Every year, SiriusXM’s VP of Talent & Industry Affairs, Steve Leeds, interviews doers and shakers in the music biz as part of the William Paterson University Music Management Seminar Series. This year’s first guest was ICM Partners‘ Co-Head of Music, Mark Siegel. In this interview, you’ll hear Mark talk about what an agent does, the hours they work, and why some don’t make it. Along the way, he tells some unforgettable stories. So sit back, listen away, and enjoy!
Professor David Kirk Philp is a dadager at Dadager Entertainment and Assistant Professor Music & Entertainment Industries and Popular Music Studies at William Paterson University. He is the co-host of the only FREE advice college radio-based music & entertainment industry talk show in America, Music Biz 101 & More, which airs live most Wednesday nights and is available as a podcast HERE every night (days too). Your favorite professor is also co-author (with Dr. Steve Marcone) of Managing Your Band – 6th Edition. Reach him at PhilpD@wpunj.edu or find him on LinkedIn HERE. The WPU Music & Entertainment Industries program is ranked one of the best by Billboard Magazine. Don’t believe us? Click HERE for truth!