A life-long lover of music, Adam studied Jazz Performance at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Adam works to hone his skills and expertise with some of the most talented musicians that the St. Louis has to offer. As a career musician, he also works as a teacher at Shock City School of Music as well as an entertainment agent for ABE Agency.
Izzi learned to play guitar at nine years old, and what followed was over a decade of rigorous performing throughout Western North Carolina. After moving to Nashville, TN, to pursue a degree in Music Business at Belmont University, Izzi decided she wanted to pursue a career on the other side of the stage. Armed with the first-hand knowledge of what it’s like to be a gigging musician, Izzi can pursue a lifelong dream of inspiring other artists to achieve their goals not only through her music, but as an industry professional.
Kelly has been a professional musician (performed in bands for a living) since she was 16 years old. She has performed original and cover music, traveling 3 continents doing so. Kelly enjoys booking bands because she has always had close relationships with venues and other musicians, so the process of putting the right band in the right venue has always felt second nature. Music is in every aspect of her life and she couldn’t picture herself doing anything else.
With a Bachelor’s degree from Murray State University, Bridget began her career in interior design which led to branching out into marketing, sales, and event planning. Bridget loves live music and working with people to help make their events a night to remember!
Growing up, Samantha always had a passion for the entertainment industry. Samantha earned a degree in Entertainment Management from Missouri State University. She always looks forward to creating an event or being a part of it and to know she helped make a positive memory for someone is her greatest reward.
Jon Spindler, owner of American Bands Entertainment (ABE) hails from St. Louis, MO. Jon graduated with a masters in Jazz Performance from the University of South Florida. He has owned his own business since 2000, booking entertainment nationwide for fairs, festivals, weddings, corporate, and casinos.