Utilizing three decades of booking, artist management and concert promotion experience, Media Five is able to assist select artists to reach their maximum potential. Artist management has become a process of advising bands with potential star power in areas including repertoire, stage presentation, imaging, recording, promotion and music as a business.
See below for in depth information on the select few artists managed by Media Five each decade.
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|Bridges And A Bottle|
|PA's homebrewed smash, Bridges and a Bottle gained national attention for their rocking hooks and soaring melodies from their two independently released CDs and video "18".|
|Their contemplative lyrics, captivating vocals, and unrelenting musicianship surpass that of other bands on the market. Condition K has almost become shorthand slang for a sound that combines the sound and performance attitude of the classic rock bands with the raw emotional dynamics of modern rock groups.|
|Fuel is an American rock band formed by guitarist/songwriter Carl Bell and bassist Jeff Abercrombie in 1989. Originally known as Small the Joy, they changed the group's name to Fuel sometime in 1994. They are well known for their hit songs "Shimmer" from Sunburn, "Hemorrhage (In My Hands)", "Bad Day" from Something Like Human, and "Falls on Me" from Natural Selection.|
|July For Kings|
|July For Kings found national exposure with their Geffen Records released "Swim", their hit single "Normal Life" and ensuing EP. JFK is known for their unique and melodic sound of alternative rock. Hailing from Cincinnati, OH and recently regrouped and are recording new material.|
|Pop singer-songwriter Laura Warshauer is a storyteller first and foremost. Through her music, she examines loss, love and life. The New Jersey native crafts sonic gems, through combining massive pop melodies and flourishes of folk.|
Live is an American rock band from York, Pennsylvania, composed of Chad Taylor (lead guitar), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass), Chad Gracey (drums) and Ed Kowalczyk (vocals). Chris Shinn later replaced Live's original lead singer in November 2009. Live has sold over 20 million albums worldwide, with their album Throwing Copper going 8x platinum in the United States." "Live is an American rock band from York, Pennsylvania, composed of Chad Taylor (lead guitar), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass), Chad Gracey (drums) and Ed Kowalczyk (vocals). Chris Shinn later replaced Live's original lead singer in November 2009.|
|From small town Lancaster, Pennsylvania, home of Negative Space. With the experience of over 2,000 concerts, this once naïve bar band has exploded into a collective force emerging from their struggles: defining the difference between the end of adolescence and the beginning of up-and-coming songwriters.|
|This power pop rock band made a name for themselves as a worthy national act. Sandlot Heroes garnered attention with their second #1 Most Requested Song "Out of My Hands" from their debut Pretend That We're Famous released late in 2009, in addition to headlining Lehigh Valley's internationally recognized Musikfest and Allentown PA's fabled Crocodile Rock. In 2012, they toured nationally with popular acts such as Hawthorne Heights, Bowling For Soup, and Yellowcard. |
With soaring guitars and heartfelt lyrics, Sandlot's 2009 debut LP, Pretend That We're Famous, created an exciting buzz, earning the band substantial regional recognition.
"out of my Hands" quickly claimed the no. 1 most requested spot on B104's nightly countdown following the footsteps of "So," which also reached the top of the countdown.
Sandlot Heroes left a legacy on music industry, making fans across america and creating songs that topped the charts.
|Solution A.D. was an American rock band discovered in northeast Pennsylvania in 1991 by Live guitarist, Chad Taylor. He was impressed with their work after a performance at the CBGB and agreed to produce their debut EP, A Week There One Night that released in 1996. The group later released a full-length album titled, Happily Ever After with Atlantic Records. Their single, "Fearless" from the album received airplay on MTV and alternative radio stations.|
|The band started out as a 5-piece post-hardcore act with some melodic leanings in 1990. After some time refining a sound and a live show, the band released the Thursdaytown 1981 7" in 1992. They gained a strong local reputation around this time and in the years to follow for their wildly energetic and often unpredictably goofy live shows.|