Texas In July
As the drummer for the Lancaster-based TEXAS IN JULY, Adam Gray has toured the US and Europe nonstop for the past 3 years. He recently appeared on the Tonight Show With Jay Leno after a video of him juggling 3 sticks while playing went viral. The video was championed by the likes of Travis Barker (BLINK 182) and Ryan Seacrest (American Idol). and will be featured in a Discovery Channel International program later this year.
New Age Media Management
Adam Lopez is a talent manager and Founder of New Age Media Management a firm which handles artists, producers, songwriters and studio musicians. He is also A&R for Krush21/EMI a joint-venture founded by Ex-Jive/Sony executives who were responsible for breaking acts such as AVRIL LAVIGNE, T-PAIN, OUTKAST and more.
Adam Mott is a Senior Manager at Outerloop Management where he manages artists, producers and video directors alike. His career has included stints at Yeah! Management, The Syndicate and Underground Operations. Mott has worked with bands such as CKY, THURSDAY, POISON THE WELL, SHADOWS FALL and more..
Benjamin Bernáth is a European talent buyer hailing from Austria. As a founding member of the Booking Agency / Promotions company Catapult Promotions, Bernáth has worked with bands such as THE BLACK DHALIA MURDER, MADBALL, TERROR, TEXAS IN JULY, DESPISED ICON and more.
Texas In July
As the bassist for the Lancaster-based TEXAS IN JULY, Ben Witkowski has toured the US and Europe nonstop for the past 3 years most recently in support of the band’s 2011 release, “One Reality” on storied indie label Equal Vision Records (COHEED & CAMBRIA). In addition to performing and songwriting, Ben is intricately involved in almost all of the band’s general planning and finances and understand as well as anyone the challenges facing a young touring band.
Aurora Creative Group / Atrium Audio
Carson Slovak has fulfilled many roles in the music industry including art directory, producer and musician. He owns and operates the successful studio Atrium Audio, does design work for Prosthetic Records and Aurora Creative Group and as a musician has been signed to multiple independent labels.
Ice Nine Kills
Conor Sullivan is the drummer of the post/hardcore, metal band ICE NINE KILLS. He has been performing as a musician all of his life, joining INK in the spring of 2009. The band has been traveling continuously across the US and Canada on countless tours including Vans Warped Tour for the last two years. Along with drumming, he fulfils the role of tour manager and merchandise coordinator.
Freelance graphic design specializing in album art and design. Coyote Gospel has provided artwork solutions for artists of all sizes - from high profile major label buzz bands to up-and-coming acts and everything inbetween!
Talent Buyer, Production Supervisor
David is known as a talent buyer for Summerfest ("The World's Largest Music Festival") and fulfills entertainment relations and production supervisor duties in addition to producing the Emerging Artists Series for the festival. He is also an A&R Consultant for Banshee Music, an Entertainment Relations Consultant for Gibson, and a partner in entertainment consulting firm Pursuit Live. Equally at home on the musician's side of the tracks or the business end of the biz, the live environment or the studio, David has been a musician since early childhood…
Eva Alexiou- Reo is the founder of accomplished independent booking agency Fata Booking. Fata booking has worked with the likes of JIMMY EAT WORLD, COHEED AND CAMBRIA, FLOGGING MOLLY, SAVES THE DAY, ATARI TEENAGE RIOT, RUSTED ROOT, THE BLOOD BROTHERS and more. In addition, she works as an adjunct professor teaching Music Business at Drexel University.
Felix DeLuna works in artist relations for DDrum where he works with top DDrum artists such as Shawn Drover (MEGADETH), Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE), drumming legend Carmine Appice and many more.
Grant McFarland is an engineer and producer at Atrium Audio in Lancaster, PA an addition to being a well-rounded multi-instrumentalist who plays drums, guitar, bass, cello and piano. Surrounded by music since age four, Grant is classically trained in cello performance and has an expansive knowledge of music theory. He has produced numerous projects as well as having played drums with national recording artists THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE and CENTURY
James Boswell is the Tour Manager and Front of House Engineer for the Lancaster-based metal quintet TEXAS IN JULY, having managed the band’s day-to-day activities and sound on dozens of tours across the US and Europe over the last three years, in support, headlining and festival situations.
Black Lodge Publicity
As co-owner of Black Lodge Publicity, Royer has orchestrated and run press campaigns for artists of varying sizes from the Billboard Top 25 selling AUGUST BURNS RED to Warped Tour mainstays THE PINK SPIDERS to up and coming baby bands. Royer also has more than 10 years experience as a music journalist under his belt.
LAUNCH/The CI Companies
Weiss has owned and operated independent record label CI Records for more than 20 years, working with veterans and new artists alike. Most recently the label has helped launch the careers of bands such as AUGUST BURNS RED and TEXAS IN JULY. Weiss has been promoting concerts in Central PA for more than two decades and also owns artist management and booking companies as well as being the co-founder and co-director of LAUNCH.
John Warren established Rive Video Promotion in 1994 and works with national music outlets such as MTV, FUSE, BET and Music Choice as well as regional programs, internet sites and more to get air play for client’s videos. At Rive, John has worked with a diverse list of clients, From PRO-PAIN and ROB ZOMBIE to TRANS SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA.
Leah Urbano is co-owner of Crimson Management, an artist management firm from Massachusetts that has developed the careers of such metal artists as THE ACACIA STRAIN, MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE, WITHIN THE RUINS, VANNA, TO SPEAK OF WOLVES and more.
Nick Storch is an agent in the concerts and music department for International Creative Management, a talent agency representing clients in the fields of film, television, publishing, music, theater and more where he has been since 2009.. His repertoire of talent includes more than 30 rock, pop and hard rock acts including ANBERLIN, AS I LAY DYING, ATREYU, GYM CLASS HEROES and VNV NATION.
Motion Nation Group
Oliver Miclette is the owner of Motion Nation Group, a Canadian Booking Agency based out of Montreal,QC. Olivier boasts an impressive resume that belies his age, having booked tours for artists on many of the biggest independent labels including Tooth and Nail Records, Victory Records, Century Media and more.
Portland is the co-owner of Forefathers Group - a leading design group with heavy ties to the music community. Forefathers has created work for bands such as DROPKICK MURPHY’S, UNDER0ATH, EVERY TIME I DIE and more. Prior to the creation of Forefathers, Portland was the creative lead and director for the award-winning Sons of Nero, who was responsible for more than 100 CD layouts, countless merchandise designs, tour promotional materials and fully developed web designs.