GOOSE ISLAND: 11E1even artist Goose opens for Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at Chicago’s Riviera Theatre on March 7. (Kendall McCargo) Management company’s ‘survival mode’ produces Live From Out There streaming festival In mid-March, as the novel coronavirus pandemic arrived in America and threw the live business into disarray, few responded as effectively as management company 11E1even Group, which represents artists such as Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Twiddle and Goose, and established a new revenue model for its clients. “The idea, first and foremost, was us jumping immediately into survival mode of ‘how do we make sure we’re going to be able to keep these bands afloat that we represent,’ which then obviously turned into a bigger concept of helping bands and crews around the country through our platform,” said 11E1even owner Ben Baruch. Baruch and 11E1even manager Dave DiCianni co-founded Live From Out There, an inventive pay-per-view streaming festival that […]
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