Industry Noize: AEG Picks Up Metropolis Promoters

AEG Live has signed up two promoters from London’s Metropolis Music to help drive its Goldenvoice division in the UK. 

Laura Davidson, who spent five years with Metropolis and promoted such acts as Ellie Gouldingalt-J, and Sam Smith, joins with the title of vice president of Goldenvoice/AEG Live.

Oscar Tuttiett, whose client list included Palma VioletsDrengeThe StrypesFat White Family, and The Wytches, will be a Goldenvoice promoter.

Davidson will join the management team of AEG Live and report directly to AEG Live chief ops officer Colin Chapple.

“We are delighted to welcome the hugely talented Laura and Oscar to the Goldenvoice and AEG Live team,” Chapple said in a statement. “Both have strong promoting backgrounds having worked with a range of artists and genres. As AEG Live looks to expand its UK operations these new appointments will bring additional expertise and experience to the organization.”

Both new hires will be driving the Goldenvoice brand, which in the U.S. runs Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival among other festivals but little profile in the UK.

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