Founer, Start to Pretend
Mike is an independent manager based out of Brooklyn, New York. During his last year at William and Mary Law School, he dipped his toe into artist management and hasn't looked back since. In 2021, Mike founded Start to Pretend, an independent management company with an emphasis on developing career artists.
Start To Pretend Management clients include Car Seat Headrest, Beach Bunny, and Gia Margaret.
Challenges & Opportunities as Indie Musicians Return to Touring
October 14, 2022 at 5:00:00 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