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Jon Topper

Talent Buyer - Marketing,
Top Artist Productions Inc./Summer Camp Music Festival
Buffalo, NY, USA
After not being accepted into graduate school, Jon Topper decided to become a club promoter in Buffalo, NY. In 1993, he moved to New York City and took a job as head talent buyer for the West End Gate. While promoting shows around New York City, Topper started to manage the band moe., a relationship that would last over 20 years. During that time, he founded his own management and promotion company, Top Artist Productions inc.

Along the way, Topper has managed several other bands and has had his hand in numerous music festivals. He has been involved with the 3-day Summer Camp Music Festival since its inception, and is proud to have watched the festival grow organically over 18 years, from 1,200 people in a field to 20,000 people, still in a field.