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Pete Smolin

Pete Smolin

Founder & President, Upward Spiral Music

Pete Smolin is the founder and president of Upward Spiral Music, a full-service artist management firm established in 2019 that represents independent artists like They Might Be Giants, OK Go, The Stone Foxes and more. With nearly 20 years of experience, Pete has made a career off navigating outside the confines of the traditional music industry and focusing on DIY initiatives and projects that allow the artists he represents to forge their own paths and retain ownership over their creative output.

Challenges & Opportunities as Indie Musicians Return to Touring

10/14/22, 5:00 PM

Touring has returned, and the music industry is finding its new normal, but independent musicians face unique challenges. Fabrice Sergent, the managing partner of #1 global event discovery Bandsintown, joins four fiercely independent music managers to discuss the issues and opportunities that lie ahead