DWP appoints Del Williams as Global Head of Talent

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Danny Wimmer Presents (DWP), one of the leading independent promoters in the United States, has elevated Del Williams to Global Talent Manager.

In her new role, Williams will oversee the curation and booking of all festivals, one-time events and special events for the California-based company.

DWP’s stable of events includes Aftershock, Bourbon & Beyond, GoldenSky Country Music Festival, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival, Louder Than Life and Welcome To Rockville.

Williams will also work closely with Billy Brill and Seth Shomes to develop representation for DWP Talent Services (DWPTS), a division that focuses on entertainment for casinos and fairs.

“Del is part of the core fabric of DWP, dating back to our roots in the days of Rock On The Range,” says Danny Hayes, CEO of Danny Wimmer Presents.

“Del is part of DWP’s staple fabric, dating back to our roots in the days of Rock On The Range”

“He was there when we started this business and it’s only fitting that he helps guide us as we continue to grow and grow our business. Our relationships with artists and their representatives are more important than ever and we are glad to have someone as respected and competent as Del to lead this charge.

Williams brings to his new role 22 years as a talent scout for some of entertainment’s biggest brands, including a previous position as National Promotions Manager for Elektra Entertainment.

A winner of Billboard‘s National Independent Promoter Award, he is said to have been instrumental in the early success of Radiohead, Dave Matthews Band, Coldplay, Muse, Sublime, Alanis Morissette and Maroon 5, among others.

Williams was also the co-creator of some of the biggest music festivals in America, including Rock On The Range, Carolina Rebellion and KROQ’s Inland Invasion.


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