Jesse Lundy of Rising Sun Presents

Interested in learning more about the music scene in and around Philly over the past several years? It’s hard to find a more knowledgable nor better teller of the stories than Jesse Lundy.

In This Episode

  • Jesse gives us a run down of his history and his career path (and perhaps a missed turn or two).
  • We learn what talent buying is and what the process looks like.
  • Jesse has worked with a lot of places and he gives us a sample of some from his past and the current large array of spaces that Rising Sun Presents books.


Jesse Lundy is the Senior Talent Acquisition specialist at Rising Sun Presents. He got his start in the music business playing in bands and writing about rock for the campus newspaper while he was at the University of Maine. Jesse has worked as a concert promoter and publicist in Philadelphia since 1995 and has worked at companies including Electric Factory Concerts and New Park Entertainment/Jack Utsick Presents. He joined Point Entertainment in 2002 as a talent buyer and publicist at the award-winning listening room The Point in Bryn Mawr, PA. He has produced shows at Ardmore Music Hall in Ardmore, PA, the Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville, PA and Philly’s own Underground Arts and MilkBoy, as well as concert series and special events at venues including the Philly Folk Festival.

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