LA MESA, Calif. (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) -– Viejas Entertainment announced its agreement with Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay to provide talent booking. Viejas Entertainment, an enterprise of the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, is a full service concert promoter booking well-known venues in San Diego County, including Viejas Concerts in the Park, Bayside Concerts at the Embarcadero, iPayOne Center at Sports Arena and Del Mar Four O’clock Fridays. Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary season at the 1,380-capacity Shelter Island venue. The popular Humphrey’s season offerings have grown to more than 75 shows annually.
Through the agreement, Viejas Entertainment will provide talent booking services for the prominent venue beginning with the 2007 concert season.
"We are excited to be associating with Viejas Entertainment for next season," said Richard Bartell, General Partner of Bartell Hotels, owner of the Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay. "Viejas has emerged as one of the premier talent buyers in San Diego County and we are confident that they will be able to bring Humphrey’s stage a diverse line up consisting of the biggest names in entertainment."
"This arrangement brings together two high profile San Diego entertainment organizations," said Steve Redfearn, Viejas Entertainment president. "Viejas Entertainment is proud to be associated with Humphrey’s and we look forward to booking both proven artists and up and coming acts for this venerable San Diego music venue."
John Wojas, Senior Vice President of Talent for Viejas Entertainment will be the primary talent buyer for the Humphrey's series. A sixteen year veteran in concert industry, Wojas has been a talent buyer for Bill Silva Presents and House of Blues Concerts in
San Diego, prior to joining Viejas Entertainment in 2004.
Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay has become one of the country’s most popular outdoor concert series. Since 1982 Humphrey’s has presented top name entertainers in a beautiful bayside setting, creating a unique concert experience. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the series that has grown to become a summer tradition in San Diego. Established in 2000 as a full-service entertainment promoter, Viejas Entertainment produces shows year round at its venues Viejas Concerts in the Park, DreamCatcher and Bayside Concerts with Viejas. Recently, Viejas Entertainment has expanded to booking some of the best venues in San Diego County including Copley Symphony Hall, SOMA, iPayOne Center at Sports Arena, Del Mar Four O’clock Fridays at the Del Mar Race Track and RIMAC Arena. For more information, visit ViejasEntertainment.com or call 619-644-8380. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers.