Eventbrite hires Paul Everett as head of music partnerships

Eventbrite hires Paul Everett as head of music partnerships

Ticketing and event technology platform Eventbrite has hired artist manager Paul Everett as head of music partnerships.

Everett (pictured) will develop and implement the company’s music strategy in the newly created role. Based in Eventbrite’s London office, he will oversee and build upon relations with venues, promoters, artists and managers to better serve this part of Eventbrite’s business.

“Eventbrite is an incredible company and from a ticketing perspective, the technology is second to none," said Everett. "As the music landscapes shifts people are seeking a reliable, dynamic, scalable, and easy-to-use ticketing solution, I am very excited about the challenge ahead and looking forward to creating partnerships with progressive promoters, venues and artists.”

Everett’s career began at the Beggars Group in promotions. Since then he has held managerial positions at SuperVision Management Group and Proud2 . He will continue as a director of artist management company Wonderland Management.

“Paul has demonstrated his tenacity and ability to deliver results throughout his career," said Joel Crouch, general manager for Eventbrite in the UK and Ireland, said: "His extensive experience and exceptional grasp of the music space will prove invaluable as we develop our core strategy to strengthen our presence in the music industry.”

Eventbrite has also announced a ticketing partnership with one of Iceland’s largest music festivals, Secret Solstice in Reykjavik. The multi-year deal names Eventbrite as the exclusive international ticketing platform for all global markets outside of Iceland. The 2017 lineup will feature the Foo Fighters, The Prodigy, Richard Ashcroft, Dubfir and, Pharoahe Monch.


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