Episode 155: Booking Bands w/ Evange Livanos

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Evange Livanos cut her teeth as a booking agent then becoming a manager over at Fata Booking in the early 2000s. Her name has come up plenty of times in the past few years especially in Matt Been from Emanuel’s interview (episode 138) which we will talk about in this episode.

We started chatting on the Gram and I asked her to be on the show, she accepted, and this is what we chat about:

  • Growing up in the Scranton hardcore scene
  • Starting working for Eva at Fata Booking
  • Were they starstruck by the bands they booked?
  • Managing Emanuel
  • The brawl with the Suicide Girls
  • What went wrong with the Orange Island tour
  • Why she left Fata
  • Managing Slipknot
  • Armor For Sleep
  • And a ton more

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