36 episodes

The co-founders of Crowd Surf, a marketing, publicity & artist management company, based out of LA, Nashville & NYC, have teamed up to answer the question: “How do I get a job in the music industry?” Packed with over a decade of on the job stories, comedic anecdotes, valuable information and a ton of inspiration, Jade Driver and Cassie Petrey aim to guide listeners on creating their dream jobs in the music industry.
Each week the podcast will host guests from all facets of the industry ranging from publicists, producers, photographers and even music artists to tell their own stories. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/how-i-got-backstage/support

How I Got Backstage Jade Driver & Cassie Petrey

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    • 4.8 • 66 Ratings

The co-founders of Crowd Surf, a marketing, publicity & artist management company, based out of LA, Nashville & NYC, have teamed up to answer the question: “How do I get a job in the music industry?” Packed with over a decade of on the job stories, comedic anecdotes, valuable information and a ton of inspiration, Jade Driver and Cassie Petrey aim to guide listeners on creating their dream jobs in the music industry.
Each week the podcast will host guests from all facets of the industry ranging from publicists, producers, photographers and even music artists to tell their own stories. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/how-i-got-backstage/support

    Advocating and Educating for the Music Industry with Jackie Jones of RIAA

    Advocating and Educating for the Music Industry with Jackie Jones of RIAA

    We are wrapping up our 3rd season of HIGBS with the fabulous Jackie Jones, V.P. of Artist and Industry Relations at RIAA. Most of you probably think of the beautiful gold and platinum plaques presented to certify music sales when you think of the RIAA, but in reality they do so much more! Jackie spends her time on the ground with with legislators negotiating change to help artists and music professionals financially and legally. Hear how she does it in this week’s episode!


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    The Interns Take Over!

    The Interns Take Over!

    What’s it like to intern at Crowd Surf? Find out in this week’s episode when our Spring intern class takes over the show to talk about their internship experience. Want to apply? Email us your resume + cover letter at: losangelesinternship@crowdsurf.net


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    • 32 min
    All the Backstreet Ladies feat Jenn Sousa and Karly Brecher

    All the Backstreet Ladies feat Jenn Sousa and Karly Brecher

    Want to know what it’s like managing one of the biggest pop acts of all time? Jenn Sousa and Karly Brecher of Patriot Management spend their days and nights kind of like Cassie and Jade did in their teens - engulfed in the Backstreet Boys. Hear what it’s like to manage the biggest boy band of all time while balancing personal life and being mobbed in airports. To say these women are badasses is an understatement!


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    • 53 min
    Standing Out in an Oversaturated Streaming Market with Will Tenney

    Standing Out in an Oversaturated Streaming Market with Will Tenney

    Selling music has gone through a total revolution over the past 20 years and streaming is more saturated than ever. How does an artist keep up and stand out?

    Find out from Will Tenney, Head of Streaming Strategy & Promotion at the legendary Crush Music. Working alongside rock superstars like Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Alanis Morisette, Tenney spends his days mastering the art of competitive streaming and digital promotion.


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    • 49 min
    From Street Teams to Street Cred - The Life of an A&R Pro feat Gabz Landman

    From Street Teams to Street Cred - The Life of an A&R Pro feat Gabz Landman

    This week we are joined by Gabz Landman, artist manager and VP of A&R Warner Records to discuss the process behind your favorite songs and how she grew from fan girl to working with songwriters to create hits for artists like Dua Lipa, Selena Gomez and Harry Styles.


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    • 46 min
    Turning the Booking Game on its Head with Channing Moreland and Makenzie Stokel of EVA

    Turning the Booking Game on its Head with Channing Moreland and Makenzie Stokel of EVA

    The ladies of EVA started booking their friends’ gigs in college and are now changing the booking game for everyone by integrating technology and virtual events. Hear how two female entrepreneurs managed to get their idea off the ground and grow their company through a pandemic.


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    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

heyyyyyyythere ,

Amazing!

Jade and Cassie have experience, and incredible stories to go along with it! This is a great podcast for anyone who is interested in the music industry.

Lmc120412 ,

Cassie

Quit your job challenge

Wa Momma Julie ,

😂😂😂

So fun to have a fellow fan on!! I was totally dying when you were talking about Cassie and the party. You guys crack me up!! I could listen to you guys all day!! Can’t wait for the next one!

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