About Metropolitan Entertainment Consultants LLC

Metropolitan Entertainment Consultants LLC is a multi-faceted entertainment company that offers artists the opportunity to foster relationships in many areas of the music industry by providing focused career development. Led by music industry veterans John Scher and Al Cafaro, and with multiple divisions (Hybrid Recordings, Metropolitan Entertainment Presents, Artist Management, theater and television production), Metropolitan Entertainment Consultants LLC. is uniquely positioned to provide artists with full-service and a multitude of opportunities their careers require.

Artist Management

Metropolitan Entertainment Consultants LLC Management’s artist roster includes  Little Feat (co-managed with Cameron Sears), one of the hardest working bands in show biz, who, since 1969, have been a lasting fixture on the musical landscape with their freewheeling fusion of California rock, Dixie-inflected funk-boogie and polished, first-rate musicianship wrapped around eclectic and memorable songs like Dixie Chicken and Fat Man in the Bathtub. Metropolitan also recently signed Danish rock group Omoreka (co-managed with Million Dollar Management), led by singer/guitarist/songwriter Peter Lehmann. Their melodic hook-laden music has made many fans in Europe and will soon be gaining a greater audience in North America.

Previous management clients include Art Garfunkel, Bruce Hornsby, Bob Weir & RatDog, The Allman Brothers Band , the cranberries, Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Vertical Horizon, Rusted Root, Los Lobos, John Hiatt, Renaissance, and Donovan.

Hybrid Recordings

Distributed worldwide by SonyBMG's RED Distribution, Hybrid Recordings, releases include Johnette Napolitano's crictically acclaimed solo album Scarred, and folk-rock group Assembly of Dust album Recollection. Hybrid also released the Gin Blossoms (Major Lodge Victory), Strays Don't Sleep (CD/DVD Pacakge), Jen Chapin (Ready), All Hours' In Flgarante Delicto, The Sound Of Urchin's The Diamond, Shake The Hand That Shook The World from Pepper's Ghost, and Vertical Horizon's GO. Also on Hybrid's roster is Weir Here: The Best of Bob Weir, and the Grammy nominated, Tony award winning Liza's At The Palace.

Metropolitan Entertainment Presents

Metropolitan Entertainment Presents is a preeminent producer of world class live entertainment and has presented a vast array of artists including Bob Dylan, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Tool, Foo Fighters, Guns N’ Roses, Simon & Garfunkel, Dane Cook, Taking Back Sunday, My Chemical Romance, Iron Maiden and Green Day. In addition to promoting events in arenas, theaters and clubs in New York and throughout the northeast US, Metropolitan was also the tour producer of the highly successful INXS “Switched On” North American Tour. Metropolitan holds exclusive booking agreements at two New York City venues: The Concert Hall, an 815 seat theater located at 64th Street at Central Park West. For a list of upcoming events please go to MetropolitanPresents.com.


Theater & Television Production

Most recently, Metropolitan Entertainment Presents produced the Tony Award-winning "Liza's At the Palace…" on Broadway.  Winner of "Best Special Theatrical Event," this concert production featured Liza Minnelli singing many of her signature hits followed by a dance-filled tribute to the groundbreaking late-1940s nightclub act of Minnelli's godmother, Kay Thompson.

Past projects spearheaded by Metropolitan include PBS specials like “My Favorite Broadway,” starring Julie Andrews and “A Tribute to Muddy Waters: King of the Blues,” as well as other television network specials like “Elvis: The Tribute” on ABC and “Woodstock ‘99” on FOX. Theatrical presentations include “Victor Victoria,” “Jelly’s Last Jam,” “Damn Yankees,” and “Thwack.”





 

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Metropolitan Entertainment Management

Little Feat
Join the Band

Little Feat


Omoreka




Metropolitan Entertainment Presents




Hybrid Recordings

Releases

Johnette Napolitano
Scarred

Johnette Napolitano Scarred



Assembly Of Dust
Recollection




The Gin Blossoms
Major Lodge Victory