Live Nation Hires Jay Byrd As Global Tour Promoter, Expanding Concerts Team

Jay Byrd
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Live Nation has hired Jay Byrd as the newest global tour promoter to the company’s concerts team. Byrd, who began his career at William Morris in 2006 and later joined CAA, will be responsible for several existing tours including Lil Baby, A$AP Rocky, Logic and others, and will be building new relationship and booking tours across the country and internationally.

Byrd will work alongside Live Nation’s existing promoter team to continue to best serve artists as they ready themselves to go on tour throughout the globe. 
“Throughout his career, Jay has proven that he can’t be stopped,” said Omar Al-joulani, Head of Live Nation Concerts, Talent & Touring. “He has an incredible drive and passion that we are excited to continue to foster at Live Nation. We are always looking for the best and the brightest, and there is no doubt Jay is going to create incredible opportunities for any touring artists he works with.” 
Byrd’s resume includes handling William Morris’ Adult Contemporary roster for the West Coast and Canada, and after joining AA in 2015 worked with artists including Lil Wayne, Common, Jason Derulo, Queen Latifah, Corinne Bailey Rae, Lukas Graham and Jon Batiste. He also oversaw David Blaine’s first national tour, Anita Baker’s sold-out arena run and Las Vegas residency and was an integral part of the launch of BottleRock’s first year, according to the announcement.