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Mondo.NYC Speaker

Nicole Barsalona

Nicole Barsalona

Artist Manager, Everyday Rebellion & President, Women in Music

Named one of the Five Women Positively Impacting the Music World by Shondaland, Nicole Barsalona leads Everyday Rebellion Entertainment where she specializes in Artist Management and International Development for artists like Prateek Kuhad, Mark Wilkinson and Raye Zaragoza.

A passionate advocate, Nicole proudly serves as President of 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Women in Music, where she joined the Board of Directors in 2013 and has helped usher in record growth since becoming President in 2019. She serves on the Executive Board of Music Managers Forum (US), the largest and leading trade organization for music managers in the U.S.

Barsalona has been quoted in Forbes, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance, the Boston Globe, The Week, Mashable and Music Row, among others. She has been a featured speaker at Grammy Pro, NY:LON Connect, Pollstar Live, SXSW, Mondo, General Assembly, Reboot, Berklee College of Music, Northeastern University, Boston University, Arizona State University and more.

Barsalona started her career at Steven Van Zandt's multi-media company, Renegade Nation, where a week-long temp gig turned into the most formative years of her career. Barsalona eventually served as Chief of Staff and Director of Communications at Renegade Nation, and Road Manager to Van Zandt on tours with Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band.

A NYC native, Nicole now lives in Boston with her husband and two magical daughters.

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