KillRockStar Big Dog Launch LA Office

19 July 2012 | 1:17 pm | Scott Fitzsimons

The expansion comes after a strong start to the year.

KillRockStar Big Dog Entertainment are using a strong start to 2012 as a platform to launch an office in Los Angeles. 

Formed in July 2011 after the merger of KillRockStar and Big Dog Ent, KRSBDE now offers media and sponsorship services to clients while it has promoted tours from Aqua, Showtek, Mickey Avalon and Dead Kennedys in the past 12 months. They are also promoting upcoming tours from Hanson and Everclear.

The Los Angeles office will be headed by Derek Johnson, who has worked with Media Talent Group, Creative Artists Agency and Live Nation in the past.

Mike Panettajoins the company locally as Business Development Manager, having previously been Kisschasy's manager and founder of the Melodic Music artist management agency. He will look to expand the business locally.

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KRSBDE's Managing Director Brad Drummond, said today, "The past twelve months represent an undeniable shift forward for our company and as such it is super exciting to build upon that framework with the addition of the unique talents and resources of both Derek and Mick. I have every confidence they will help drive our continued expansion, successes and unrivalled mischief making."