With 20 years experience in the Music Industry, Bob D’Eith continues to pursue his personal mission of guiding new and established musical talent in the music industry. Bob is highly recognized by his industry peers and is a top entertainment lawyer in Canada. He continues to represent some of the biggest producers, artists and record labels in the country.
Bob has also been involved in advocacy and promotion of musicians and the industry as Executive Director of Music BC. Music BC is a non-profit society that supports and promotes the spirit, development, and growth of the BC music community provincially, nationally, and internationally. Bob is on the National Advisory Board (and past Chairman) of FACTOR (The Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Records) with an annual budget in excess of $14 million to support the Canadian Music Industry. He is an executive of the Canadian Independent Record Production Association (CIRPA), a trade organization representing the independent sector of the Canadian music and sound recording industry. He was also one of the visionaries who created the Western Canada Music Awards and was Executive Chair of the Host Committee for the Vancouver 2009 Juno Awards.
Bob is also a studio owner and president of Adagio Music Inc., an independent record label and music publishing company. He is also an active recording artist. Bob was a founding member of the musical group “Rymes with Orange” and for the past ten years has developed the award winning “Mythos,” a duo which has achieved Top 20 International Status on the Billboard Charts and won 2 WCMA’s and 1 Juno Award nomination.
Kurt has been deeply involved in the music industry in Canada over the past 12 years, and has gained valuable experience as a musician, lawyer, and industry advocate in that time.
As a lawyer, Kurt has practiced law in Saskatchewan and British Columbia over the past 2 years, focusing on entertainment law and working with small businesses. In 2009, he completed his Master of Laws thesis on the future of the music industry, and how artists will continue to earn a living in the digital world. His thesis became a published book in 2010.
As a musician, Kurt is actively involved with his band One Bad Son, who have toured the country extensively, are about to release their third album, and recently signed with Union Entertainment Group (Nickelback, Default, etc.).
As a supporter of the industry, Kurt has served on the Board of Directors of SaskMusic for 5 years, working with fellow musicians to help them acquire funding, deal with legal issues, effectively promote themselves, and more.
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