The Rock Room at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
18300 W. Alameda Pkwy.
Morrison, CO 80465
Thursday, September 20, 2018
9:30am – 11:00am: Board of Directors Meeting
11:00am – 11:30am: Member Orientation
11:30am – 12:00pm: Registration and Networking
12:00pm – 1:30pm: Lunch and Education
Red Rocks is the ultimate Colorado experience complete with breathtaking views, gourmet food and impeccable service. Our 30,000 square foot Visitor Center houses a full-service restaurant, interactive displays, a history of the venue, and the Performers Hall of Fame; along with unique event spaces that combine the natural beauty of Red Rocks with the excitement of rock n’ roll.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre is a geological phenomenon – the only naturally-occurring, acoustically perfect amphitheater in the world. From Sting and The Beatles, to opera stars and U2, every artist aspires to play on this magical, spiritual and emotional stage. Come learn with fellow MPI members what it takes to make this location operate year round.
- History of Red Rocks-How did it become the premier concert destination?
- How did AEG become the leading promoter at Red Rocks?
- Talent contract terms- What should a planner look for or be aware of? What does the +++ mean in contracts? What does non-continuous mean? Force majeure clauses within contracts.
- How do you book a national act, advice to planners on where to begin?
- Private party contract negotiation- What contract items are negotiable? What is typically a non-negotiable?
- Talent Promotion-What does it entail, how has technology changed the promotion of events?
- How the economy can impact talent buys
- Red Rocks show flow –What does a typical concert day look like from a planning perspective?
This program has been submitted to the Events Industry Council for CMP Preferred Provider review and approval.
The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Events Industry Council of the quality of the session. This logo means that this session has met the criteria to be pre-approved for CMP certification credit. – CMP-IS – TBA, 1 CE
|Tad Bowman, Venue Director for Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Denver Coliseum for City and County of Denver’s Arts & Venues
Tad has been with the same agency for 31 years, starting as an intern and working in all facets in managing the city owned entertainment facilities.
As the Venue Director, he oversees the facility and event operations including maintenance, capital improvements, food and beverage services, guest services, production and venue rentals.
Brent Fedrizzi, Co-President and COO of AEG Presents Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Northwest
Brent Fedrizzi has been in the concert promotion business for 26 years.
Following college, Brent spent 7 years with the Fey Concert Company in Denver as a talent buyer booking acts at various venues in Colorado including Red Rocks Amphitheatre, The Paramount Theatre, McNichols Arena and Mile High Stadium. Brent also booked acts at The Joint in Las Vegas in its first year (1995) as well as other various events in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.
In January 1998, Brent joined associates Chuck Morris and Don Strasburg and helped to launch Bill Graham Presents/Chuck Morris Presents, a partnership with the San Francisco-based promotion house founded by concert pioneer Bill Graham. This company was purchased by SFX becoming Clear Channel Entertainment and then finally Live Nation. During his time at Live Nation et al, Brent promoted events throughout Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming and was an integral part of the development of the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver.
In February 2007 Brent joined AEG Live (now AEG Presents) as COO/Promoter of the Rocky Mountain Region. AEG Presents is one of the world’s largest live music companies. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global concert tours, regional music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Presents operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 22 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Elton John, Celine Dion, and Kenny Chesney; produces over 40 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Stagecoach California’s Country Music Festival, Desert Trip, Firefly Music Festival, Hangout Music Festival and Panorama and owns, manages or exclusively promotes in more than 80 clubs and theaters worldwide. AEG presents more than 8,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Presents, Goldenvoice, The Bowery Presents, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD and Madison House Presents.
AEG Presents Rocky Mountains presents more than 850 events at the Bluebird Theater, Ogden Theatre, Gothic Theatre, 1STBANK Center, Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Pepsi Center as well as additional venues in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, and New Mexico. AEG Presents RM also programs the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Experience (JAS) and a host of other special events in Colorado.
Brent is a voting member of the Country Music Association (CMA’s) and the Academy of Country Music (ACM’s).
Brent serves on the board of Visit Denver. (VISIT DENVER is an accredited Destination Marketing Organization from Destination Marketing Association International DMAI)
In 2014, Brent was nominated for the CIC Pollstar Talent Buyer of the Year award.
Brent received Academy of Country Music (ACM) nominations for Promoter of The Year in years 2014, 2015 and 2016.
In 2017, Brent was nominated for the IEBA award category for Promoter of the Year.
In 2011 and 2015, Brent served as President of NACPA, the North American Concert Promoters Association. He currently is on the NACPA Board for 2017-2018.
|Members||Student Members||Non-Members||Non-Member Students|
|$35 until 8/20/18
$45 until 9/16/18
$55 after 9/16/18
|$15 until 9/16/18
$25 after 9/16/18
|$65 until 9/16/18
$75 after 9/16/18
|$25 until 9/16/18
$35 after 9/16/18
- Download Parking Directions Here – Parking is located in the Top Circle and the Upper North Lot.
MPIRMC is a CMP Preferred Provider. The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Event Industry Council of the quality of the session. This logo means that this session has met the criteria to be pre-approved for CMP certification credit. – CMP-IS TBA, 1 CE
This events attendance roster will be uploaded to the EIC for CE credits tracking (if applicable). If you do not have a EIC account, you can create one at www.eventscouncil.org
In order for these records to be accepted by EIC, the email used for registration MUST match (case sensitive) the email provided to the EIC for your account.