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Jon Topper

Music Management & Consulting,
Top Artist Productions Inc./Summer Camp Music Festival
Buffalo, NY, USA
Jon Topper is one of the buyers for Summer Camp Music Festival, held a few hours outside of Chicago. The fest's 2016 lineup includes such bands as Mud Crutch featuring Tom Petty, the Roots and Thievery Corporation. Topper has also managed the band moe. for the last twenty-five years and counting. He has been not only involved in moe.'s billing on major festivals such as Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Milwaukee Summerfest, Fuji Rock, and Ottawa Blues Fest, but has also been instrumental in moe.'s unique role as a partner with promoters in creating festivals of their own. Most notably, moe.down, the band's 3-day festival, for fifteen consecutive years before going on hiatus in 2015, and the aforementioned Summer Camp for the last sixteen years. Topper has also worked with the band in hosting Snoe.down, a ski and music festival, participating in Jam Cruise, and has collaborated with promoters to bring fans on destination trips to the Dominican Republic and Jamaica, as well as moe.'s own cruises on the Norwegian Cruise line. Jon has a unique perspective on both the talent buying end of the festival as well the management end of his clients performing on a festival.