From L to R: Dr. Steve Marcone, Sean Striegel, Steve Leeds, Professor David Kirk Philp.

Video Interview: Sean Striegel, Senior VP of Booking, Live Nation

As part of the 2017 Music Management Seminar Series, Professor Steve Leeds (also of SiriusXM) interviewed Sean Striegel, Senior VP of Booking for Live Nation.  Watch the interview below and see/hear Sean talk about how bands are booked for festivals, why certain bands are chosen, what it’s like to work with managers, and more.  Then let us know what you think and, especially, what you learned.

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Professor David Philp is Assistant Professor Music Management & 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 or find him on LinkedIn HERE.

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