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Ground Control Touring

About Us

Ground Control Touring is a boutique booking agency founded in the year 2000 by Eric Dimenstein and Jim Romeo. We currently offer exclusive North American tour booking from offices in Brooklyn and Los Angeles. We also represent many of our clients in international territories including Asia, Australia, and South America.

We are a highly selective company that takes pride in providing our clients with every opportunity that other agencies can provide but with a level of focus and attention that is unique to a company of our size. Unlike some agencies, we do not split the country into territories; instead each agent works exclusively with his or her clients and their representatives to foster long lasting and healthy relationships with promoters around the world while facilitating responsible agreements for all varieties of live shows. Our company works closely with other agencies of all sizes, and we know we can go above and beyond for our clients in seeking out the best opportunities for them. We thrive on honest, open, and direct communication between our clients and their agents, in order to ensure that the artists’ wishes are executed to the best of our ability.

Ground Control Touring wants to work together with the best and brightest musicians around to help develop them into career artists. We maintain a tightly curated roster of bands, allowing our agents to have a dedicated relationship with every one of their respective clients. Our industry is rapidly changing, and the smartest artists are the ones taking time to make decisions that will serve them for years to come. Many of our clients have been with their agents since the early days of their careers, and it is our belief that our focused roster and hands-on approach with our clients and their affairs is the key to the longevity of those relationships. We strive to ensure that our artists’ careers can be creative, financially rewarding, and most importantly, fun.

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Please check the front page of our site for job listings. If you would like us to keep your information on record for future consideration please submit resumes along with a cover letter to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

We also offer unpaid internships for college credit (or not) in our Brooklyn and Los Angeles offices.  There’s lots to learn and shows to see.  If you’re interested in applying for an internship, please send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Please include your resume, location, and availability.

What We're Listening To

John Chavez

Sessa - Grandeza
Alison Cotton - All Is Quiet at the Ancient Theatre
Stephen Bailey - Silo
Behind the Shadow Drops - H A R M O N I C
Songs of Green Pheasant - Gyllyng Street

Drea Chunko

Camp Cope - How to Socialise & Make Friends
Drug Church - Cheer
JPEGMAFIA - Veteran
Hop Along - Bark Your Head Off, Dog
Secret Nudist Friends - So Cool

Eric Dimenstein

Hop Along - Bark Your Head Off, Dog
Iceage - Beyondless
Snail Mail - Lush
Yo La Tengo - There's A Riot Going On

Timmy Hefner

Joshua Abrams Natural Information Society - Mandatory Reality
Alice Coltrane Sextet - Live At The Berkeley Community Theater 1972
Bill Fay - Time Of The Last Persecution
Black Midi ‎- Schlagenheim
Autoclave - Autoclave

Mimi Hong

Machine Girl - The Ugly Art
Deli Girls - I Don't Know How To Be Happy
Show Me The Body - Dog Whistle
Connan Mockasin - Caramel
Inner Wave - Sun Transmission

Judd Hower

Sen Morimoto - Cannonball
Rosalia - El Mal Querer
Tierra Whack - Whack World
Megan Thee Stallion - Fever
Portrayal of Guilt - Let Pain Be Your Guide
Haruomi Hosono - Philharmony
Temporex - Care
ARTHUR - Woof Woof

Merrick Jarmulowicz

Cate Le Bon - Reward
DaBaby - Baby On Baby
Spiritualized - Let It Come Down
Bob Trimble - Harvest of Dreams
Appleseed Cast - The Permanent Glare of Ignorance
Tee Grizzley - Scriptures

Megan Manowitz

Mega Bog - Dolphine
Lily & Horn Horse / Banny Grove - 4 Partners Road
Cate le Bon - Reward
Jenny Hval - Apocalypse, girl
Little Wings - Magic Wand
Various Artists - A Tribute to the Songs of Kath Bloom
Pinkfong - Baby Shark

Geoff McGovern

Boy Harsher - Careful
Cate Le Bon - Reward
Devil Master - Satan Spits on Children of Light
Uranium Club - The Cosmo Cleaners

Andrew Morgan

Lomelda - M for Empathy
Wand - Laughing Matter
75 Dollar Bill - I Was Real
Emile Mosseri - The Last Black Man in San Francisco
Jenny Hval - The Practice of Love
The Spirit of the Beehive - Hypnic Jerks
John Luther Adams - Become Desert

Natasha Parish

Yowler - Black Dog In My Path
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - The French Press
BOAN - Mentiras
Grapetooth - Grapetooth

Alisa Preisler

Kero Kero Bonito - Time 'n' Place
Robyn - Honey
Channel Tres - Channel Tres EP
Barrie - Singles
Art Blakey + The Jazz Messengers - Caravan

Joe Price

Mourning [A] BLKstar - Reckoning
Sessa - Grandeza
Neil Young - Tuscaloosa
The Rhythm Method - How Would You Know I Was Lonely
Steve Roach - Structures From Silence
Kenny Dorham - Matador

Natalie Rincon

(Sandy) Alex G - Gretel
Girlpool - Hire
Boy Scouts - Expiration Date
Djo - Roddy
Heather - When U Loved Me

Nicole Roeder

Mdou Moctar - Ilana the Creator
Yowler - Black Dog In My Path
Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs
Kikagaku Moyo - Masana Temples

Jim Romeo

Mdou Moctar- Ilana the Creator -advance
Maxine Funke- Silk
The Feelies- Crazy Rhythms
Ex Hex- It's Real
Meg Baird & Mary Lattimore- Ghost Forests

Josh Stern

Yo La Tengo – There's a Riot Going On
Young Nudy – Sli'merre
Hiroshi Yoshimura – Music For Nine Post Cards
MIKE – War In My Pen
Hank Wood and the Hammerheads – You Could Have It / I'd Rather Be With Me
Mary Lattimore – Hundreds of Days

Peter Truby

Amen Dunes - Freedom
Caroline Rose - Loner
Hop Along - Bark Your Head Off, Dog
A.A.L (Against All Logic) - 2012-2017
Shame - Songs Of Praise