Deals

Sonicbids acquired by Backstage
Date: 
Friday, February 1, 2013
Location: 
Boston, MA
Deal Type: 
Acquisition

Backstage,
LLC, the world's most trusted name in casting, auditions and
entertainment-industry opportunities, today announced that it has
acquired Sonicbids,
the leading platform for bands to connect with promoters and market
themselves online. The deal, financed by Guggenheim
Partners, combines the two leading entities for actors, musicians,
casting directors and promoters to showcase and discover talent. Terms
of the transaction were not disclosed.

Backstage and Sonicbids come from the same heritage of matching artists
with opportunities. For more than 50 years, Backstage has been the
world’s most trusted name in casting, auditions and
entertainment-industry opportunities. It helps actors, singers and
dancers find opportunities, while connecting casting directors,
producers, directors and choreographers with amazing talent.