Rod MacSween and Barry Dickins are co-Managing Directors of ITB, UK promoters and booking agents for an extensive roster of artists. We have a team of eight highly experienced live music agents plus a dedicated in-house promoter working side by side with Barry and Rod.

Senior Agents

  • Barry Dickins

    Having experienced a traumatic introduction to the world of work as a trainee stockbroker, Barry persuaded dad Percy Dickins (the entertainment entrepreneur who started the New Musical Express back in 1952) to recomme...

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  • Rod MacSween

    Maverick geniuses and highly talented eccentrics come with the territory in rock'n'roll. But despite having worked with artists, mostly gloriously unpredictable, all global legends, Rod MacSween's unflappable style co...

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  • Mike Dewdney

    “You can’t download a live gig,” says Mike Dewdney who, with over quarter of a century’s experience as an agent, has seen the music industry go through a fair few changes. “You can stick a recording on your ...

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  • Lucy Dickins

    If anyone ever imagined that being the daughter of the boss makes a job easier, Lucy Dickins can put you right. As an 18-year-old music fan keen to get a foothold in the music business, she found Dad wasn’t handing ...

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  • Steve Zapp

    In a business so susceptible to short-lived trends, few have the courage to trust their instincts. But from his earliest days as a gig-goer, Steve Zapp realised that his gut feeling was pretty reliable when it came to...

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  • Ian Sales

    I’m one of those agents who likes to go incognito,” admits Ian Sales, but although his official roster of acts is a relatively small one, as a highly experienced booker, he also works closely with Rod MacSween in ...

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Agents

  • Phyllis Belezos

    “Anybody can book a gig,” says Phyllis Belezos, who started out in her current line of work doing just that for friends in her native Boston. “But the difference between that and this, is the development side of...

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  • Liam Keightley

    Any young music fans eager to find a route into the music industry could do worse than follow Liam Keightley’s example. Despite doing a business course at college focusing on the entertainment industry, Liam soon fo...

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  • James Simmons

    Domino by Genesis is one of the songs that led a young James Simmons to form a love of expansive, experimental music. “I loved getting lost in a song that was 10 minutes long”, he says when trying to recall where ...

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  • Chris Payne

    Chris Payne grew up in a house full of music. His childhood was spent listening to the likes of Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash and The Eagles, which became solid foundations for an aspiring guitarist. He recalls, “I ...

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  • Olivia Sime

    Olivia was drawn to music from a young age; starting out as a religious Smash Hits reader and member of the East 17 fan club, her taste over the years matured into following rock and metal bands. She found herself st...

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Promoter

  • Annette Robinson

    One of the many things ITB offers to clients is decades of experience – and not just in booking shows. We also offer the service of promoting shows. And when it comes to producing and promoting major live events, An...

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  • ITB offer a service as promoters in the UK, if requested. Recently we've promoted artists including James Blake, Mumford & Sons, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Pearl Jam and Robert Plant