The MRG Group has announced the hiring of Crispin Giles as the new Senior Talent Buyer for MRG Concerts as the company seeks to further develop its portfolio of regional and national bookings. Giles will bring 20 years of experience to the role and has previously worked with Canadian Music Week and festivals NXNE and FoRMS. Giles will begin in his new position immediately and will be working out of MRG Concerts’ Vancouver office.

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Jordan Carriere grew up riding sponsored dirt bikes in Louisiana, but his love of music led him to an Arts Management degree from Columbia College in Chicago. He began his career at Monterey International where he worked for six years on a diverse list of clients and now will work from the company’s office in Boulder.

“I’m excited to be part of the rising number of agents at Madison House,” says Carriere.

Founder Nadia Prescher said, “Jordan is a passionate believer and that is what our company and clients need in this fast paced environment. His taste and talents fill a needed spot here, and we’re thrilled he’s joined the team.”

“The wide-ranging roster makes Madison House a perfect fit for my artists,” said Carriere. “Plus, when I overheard Nadia use the word ‘lagniappe’ on a call, I knew this was a good home for me personally. That and they are located only a few blocks from Lucille’s Creole Café……”


The holding company behind Fyre Festival, Fyre Festival LLC, has been forced into liquidation by New York as of Tuesday. Knuts’s Sher Tremonte law firm placed pressure on the New York judge to place Fyre into chapter seven bankruptcy as three of their clients try to recoup investments in the festival. John Nemeth, Raul Jimenez and Andrew Newman invested a combined $530,000 and are seeking some return on their money amidst a host of other investors and attendees suing the company.

Taylor Mims

Taylor Mims

News Editor at Amplify
Taylor Mims is Amplify's News Editor. She is a Los Angeles native and received her Masters in Creative Writing from Cal State Long Beach.
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