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BPT’s Featured Producer: Kevin Sur from Artist Home

Kevin Sur is the co-founder of Artist Home, a Seattle-based booking agency that’s been making waves in the Northwest music scene with their unique approach to event production. He is also the talent buyer for the Columbia City Theater , a beautiful and historic 300-capacity venue in South Seattle. Since Artist Home took over the venue in 2010, they have transformed the once-struggling venue into what SPIN magazine calls “The city’s finest sounding room” and one that artists now clamor to perform in, despite its out-of-the-way location. Since Kevin’s been at the theater, many bands have experienced their first sold out shows, including The Head and the Heart, who are now making waves nationally after signing to legendary local label Sub Pop and appearing on Conan.

Kevin got his start in the Bay Area DIY punk scene, booking shows with bands he dug. He brought that approach to booking with him to Seattle and to Artist Home, which was established in 2008. Artist Home strives to create unique events that stand out from the norm. Whether it be focusing on niche genres, creating family-friendly events featuring music everyone can enjoy, or producing unique music festivals, Artist Home are a booking agency that thinks outside of the box. They’re also clearly passionate about their events and the bands they book; that passion shines through in everything that they do. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on February 16, 2012 in BPT, Event Promotions, Music

 

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Hot Tickets: Los Angeles

Every Monday at noon, PST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the Los Angeles area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Wednesday, August 17 and Thursday, August 18 50s film noir: NIGHTFALL (1957) & PUSHOVER (1954) (double feature) New Beverly Cinema presents a double bill of film noirs released by Columbia Pictures in the 1950s!

Thursday, August 18 to Sunday, September 4 18MMW presents “¡Asiático!” All new sketch comedy from the award winning 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors comedy troupe! See: European Vampires and a Chinese vampire experience a clash of cultures, two Asian slackers go on an “Inception” style journey into the mind of a straight A student, everything you wanted to know about Central Asia in song, Mao Tse Tung returns…and finds a China that’s sold out, Chinese Aladdin…like in the original “1001 Arabian Nights,” meet the Kandela’s: A Filipino version of the Kardashians, two women celebrate a birthday in a HOST bar, and more! This performance is suggested for mature audiences only! Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 15, 2011 in Hot Tickets, Los Angeles

 

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