Music Entertainment

Desiree “Des” Perez Finds It Hard To Stay Out Of The Spotlight

Music, Music Entertainment
Desiree "Des" Perez is not one for the spotlight, as evidenced by the fact that most people have never heard of her. Not that she hasn't accomplished enough in the music entertainment industry over the past 20 years. A former nightclub and entertainment venue manager in New York City, Perez has been a big player in the music industry as the COO of Jay-Z's Roc Nation since 2009. Prior to that she ran his former business, SC Enterprises for a number of years. A native of New York City, Des was known in the 1990s as one of the city's best club managers. She formed many tight relationships with the industry's biggest players which would be beneficial for her in the future. She has been a close personal friend of rap mogul Jay-Z for nearly 20 years and when he needed someone to head his new ...

Clayton Hutson: Tour Manager, Rigging Operator and Sound Engineer

Music Entertainment, People
You may not have heard of Clayton Hutson, but you'd be hard-pressed to find someone who isn't familiar with one of the many popular musical artists that he has partnered with. Clay Hutson is an experienced tour manager, production manager and live sound engineer who has worked alongside a variety of A-list musical groups. He is also the Vice-President of Ronin Event Creative, an event management agency based in Chicago and Nashville, and has worked as a production manager for Getagrip Touring, inc. since 1999.   Mr. Hutson has extensive experience working as a stage manager and production manager for high-profile events. He recently served as stage manager for both Halsey and Kid Rock during their current tours, and he also performed rigging duties for Kid Rock. He has also work...