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Jon Bills

Jon started his music PR career in 2001, interning at Gut Records along with various other labels and PR companies. In 2003 he joined Parlophone Records where, working in the press office, he created the online publicity arm of the label. From 2008 he worked at MCPR as PR Manager, leaving in 2015 to set up Bills PR, which later became The Bills Agency.

During his career, Jon has worked on campaigns for an incredibly diverse range of artists including: Paloma Faith, Pet Shop Boys, Kylie, Coldplay, Axwell & Ingrosso, Hardwell, Claptone, Suede, Roisin Murphy and Lily Allen.


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Amy Wildsmith

Amy not only runs her own successful music blog, but is also TBA’s resident events expert, having worked on multiple festivals and live events including Boundary Festival, Together The People and First 50, as well as a vital role within The Great Escape for the past 4 years. She joins TBA having graduated from BIMM Brighton with a degree in Music Business. Firmly ensconced in Brighton’s thriving music scene, she’s also been responsible for blog coordination for the acclaimed Brighton Music Office.


 
 

Sam Leaver

The newest member of the TBA team, Sam joins the agency after graduating from BIMM Brighton, having spent the past three years at the heart of the Brighton music scene.

Sam works both behind the scenes and in the spotlight on stage, as a member of popular local band Lacuna Bloome, whom he also manages. On one occasion he volunteered to work at The Great Escape, despite having already being booked to play!

Sam has gained a wealth of first hand experience in the promotion of an artist - taking his own band from grass routes up to the point of attaining national tours, tastemaker press coverage, national radio play on the likes of Radio X and Amazing Radio, and multiple UK festival appearances including Truck, Isle of Wight, Tramlines, and the Great Escape.