Building Your Team: Managers, Radio Promoters, Booking Agents, and Publicists

We reached out to some of the best Texas music industry professionals out there and asked them to shed some light on the world of artist management, booking agents, radio promotion, and publicity. We asked the same four questions for each position:  What do they do, why are they important, what’s their process for roster acquisition, and to give advice to artists seeking to add those positions to their teams!

Click the category below to read the great insight these industry professionals gave us!


Artist Management

with Jeb Hurt

Booking Agents

with Jeb Hurt & Ellen Massey

Radio Promotion

with Angela-Marie Lampton & Dillon Steen


with Brandy Reed


The contributing industry professionals:



Brandy Reed

Owner of RPR Media

16 Years of Experience




Angela-Marie Lampton 

Owner of SunFire Entertainment

15 Years experience




r11Jeb Hurt

Manager for Sam Riggs, Booking Agent for Red 11 Music

7 Years Experience




header-objectDillon Steen

Owner and Radio Promoter at Steen Entertainment

6 Year of Experience




Ellen Massey 

Senior Booking Agent at Steen Entertainment

3 years experience

Author: Chris Fox

Music addict, a sucker for heartbreak songs, and avid Houston sports fan! I'am also the Editor-in-Chief of Texas Music Pickers.

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