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MBC International Consulting

In addition to, Mark Bliesener Consults (MBC) coordinates international touring and marketing for management companies and record labels.

Whether you are situated outside the USA and thinking about touring the States or based in the U.S. and intent on taking on the world...
Mark Bliesener Consults will work with you to expand you and your artist's reach into the lucrative global marketplace.

Many personal managers, proactive in all other areas of their artist's careers, find the demands of touring at home and other commitments taking precedence over international development.

Instant global access, corporate consolidation and an increasingly "smaller" world have accelerated the speed at which our business is done, necessitating vital changes in how management view the geographic size of their artist's potential market.

Mark Bliesener Consults will build and expand your artist's international base, while saving you the time drain and expense of establishing relationships with the global network of record companies, promoters, media, booking agencies, independents and insiders which MBC already have in place.

Access The World Market

Thanks to years of impeccable contacts cultivated through managing, both internationally and domestically, the careers of Lyle Lovett, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Leo Kottke, Highway 101, Suzy Bogguss, Chris Hillman and the Desert Rose Band, the Ugly Americans and Eugene Fodor; as well as directing publicity for more than 1,950 concerts and events including the US Festival, the Jamaica World Music Festival and all the U.S. stadium dates on the 1981 Rolling Stone Tour and the Farewell Tour of the Who; Mark Bliesener has established a reputation and a manner of successfully completing business, that together with your direction and approval, will help accomplish the global career goals of your artists.

Mark Bliesener

During his tenure as a personal manager Mark Bliesener supervised touring throughout the United States/Europe/the UK/ Canada/Japan/the Caribbean/Australia and the former Soviet Union.

A few career highlights include:

Internationally: Taking Lyle Lovett from the 100 capacity Acoustic Room at London's Mean Fiddler, to two sold out nights at the 2000 seat Dominion Theatre within twenty-four months, overseeing Suzy Bogguss' chart success in the UK and Europe, overcoming substantial political and production obstacles to tour the Soviet Union with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, helping Highway 101 add "International Artist of the Year" to their long list of awards, accompanying Leo Kottke on his 8th tour of Germany and Big Head Todd and the Monsters on their first, and being able to utilize an extensive international publicity background to generate numerous TV and other media opportunities.

Within the US: In addition to assisting artists score numerous Grammys, CMA, ACM, Gold and Platinum records, Mark Bliesener is most proud of the daily utilization of his all encompassing US touring knowledge and contacts to consistently coordinate lucrative, well routed and publicized personal appearances and tours. In 1998 alone he approved contracts and coordinated promotional and touring logistics for more than 325 performances across the United States.

Today: Mark Bliesener is recognized as a dynamic management consultant, who will on your behalf, formulate strategic plans and identify revenue generating opportunities in challenging and diverse environments worldwide.

MBC will work with you to establish a career lasting global base that will not only generate income, but also provide a safe haven in which to tour when you need to avoid overexposure at home.

Quality International Consultation

While you are busily occupied building careers at home, MBC can insure that time spent touring abroad is cost effective, productive and relatively easy for you and your artist.

From developing and implementing strategies, to simply guiding you through the maze of immigration, transport and taxes, Mark Bliesener Consults will work for you.

For additional information please call Mark Bliesener at (303) 477-6987 or e-mail

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