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Tigers Eye

a holistic booking agency with a hand-picked roster of artists
independently owned & operated by Zinnia Su

Are you wondering...

Why 'holistic'?

holistic (adjective): characterized by the belief
that the parts of something are intimately interconnected
and explicable only by reference to the whole

This concept is fundamental to my approach.

What does a booking agent do? Why do you do it? And who are you anyway?

Good questions! Let's work backwards.
Hi! Pleased to meet you! My name is Zinnia. I've been involved with music booking since 2011 & with artist representation & various aspects of the entertainment industry (including acting) since 2000. I've had the pleasure of working with Margrit Polak (talent manager), Mary Jo Slater (casting director), and Sharon Chatten (acting teacher & private acting coach). I've also spent a great deal of time immersed in the healing arts including massage, craniosacral therapy, reiki, and energy work in general & I bring this sensibility to my agenting.

I first got into music booking because my partner is a musician & so are many of our friends. I quickly found that I have a knack for the work. Especially when I'm able to harness that natural affinity to work with an artist I truly adore, then it's pure joy for me. Consequently, the ideal Tigers Eye artists are not only those who are creating music & art that I find deeply inspiring but also people with whom I relate well on an interpersonal level.

As for what I do as a booking agent:
~ Handle all aspects of show & tour booking for the artist & on the artist's behalf including scheduling, routing, communicating with promoters & venues, fielding inquiries, obtaining offers for & negotiating the terms of each engagement
~ Work directly with the artist & with the other members of the artist's team (management, label, PR, tour manager, etc.) to further the best interests of the artist by offering advice, aid, counsel & guidance to the artist & the rest of the artist's team regarding each particular engagement as well as any other prospects & opportunities as they come up

From a holistic standpoint, the day-to-day working relationship & level of engagement between booking agent & artist will vary from artist to artist and evolve over time based on the needs & development of each particular artist and her/his/their career.

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Here are few words from promoters, talent buyers & bands about my work:

Show was super fun! Tour was very successful! Thanks Zinnia!

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Thank you! The show was fantastic, you are a dream to work with. Let's do it again soon!

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I just want to let you know, you are one of the best booking agents I have had correspondence with! I really appreciate your attention to detail, courteous quick responses, and I can tell you really care for the bands!

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You're very personable as agents go (ha ha). Appreciate it!

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If you have been working with Zinnia to sort the gig out then you will know that she is one of the most professional people I have ever had the pleasure of working with.

I wish everyone I try to work with was as professional as you, as you have provided so many links etc, it will make my life much easier when putting the event page together. A lot of agents, managers and even bands seem to think it's ok to send as little as possible and wonder why you don't go back to them.

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Zinnia is great, very relaxed but organized.

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Hey Zinnia,
I know you personally did a lot for the band - that supporting tour was probably the coolest thing they've got to do as a band so far!

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Every show was really good and everybody was so nice. It's been such a great tour. And thought I'd also mention that the promoters were raving about how great you were. ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺