Amanda Blide (LaFamos PR): Mentor


Amanda Blide

LaFamos PR

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Signing up to speak with Amanda is highly recommended if you’re interested in PR, marketing & social media, artist management, booking and touring.

With over 14 years experience in publicity, management and booking, Amanda Blide is a diverse music industry veteran. For the past 9 years, she has lead the PR team at LaFamos PR & Branding as the Director of Publicity. Campaigns include Karmin, Magic Giant, Tim Myers (Co-founder of OneRepublic), Tessanne Chin (NBC’s The Voice), Mitski, Smoke Season, Emily Keener (NBC’s The Voice), and Boy Epic, servicing Hollywood Records, Capitol Records, Distiller Records and many more.

Prior to her role as a publicist, Amanda was an Artist Manager (The Prospect, The In Crowd, Farewell Verona) for several years, which eventually lead to managing tours on Vans Warped Tour, Hot Topic Tour and more. Her experience also includes time at The Firm (Snoop Dogg, Korn, OneRepublic, Mandy Moore) and Modern Artist Management (Unwritten Law, Jason Mraz, Burning Brides).

You can read Amanda’s full bio on her speaker page.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate