SAN DIEGO (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Steve Redfearn, President of Viejas Entertainment, announced that Matt Swanson has joined Viejas Entertainment as Talent Buyer. Swanson will assist in the booking of Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay, Viejas Concerts in the Park, now in it’s 8th season, Bayside Concerts with Viejas, iPayOne Center at the Sports Arena as well as many other venues in San Diego.
Prior to joining Viejas Entertainment Matt worked as a Business Manager to Angels & Airwaves, New Found Glory and Motion City Soundtrack. Matt was on the road as a Tour Manager and Tour Accountant for 7 years before that, on the road with such acts as Neil Young, the Offspring, blink-182, David Bowie, Moby and Jay Z. Before going on the road, Matt worked for Bill Silva Presents in San Diego and Los Angeles for 5 years, assisting John Wojas and Bill Silva in the booking department.
Steve Redfearn says “We are pleased to have someone with Matt’s experience and background working with us. I look forward to Matt joining John Wojas and I in our booking department, he brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. Matt also has a unique understanding of the San Diego concert scene from his past booking experience in the market. It is an exciting time for Viejas Entertainment and Matt will help us to continue growing our company."
Swanson says, "After seven years on the road I am excited to be back in San Diego to join the team at Viejas Entertainment, I am looking forward to the opportunity to work with old friends and be an essential piece in the continued success of Viejas Entertainments growing market share."
Beginning Monday, February 5th, Matt will be reachable at:
– CelebrityAccess Staff Writers