Dan Rauter

Senior Vice President - Global Touring

With over 27 years of professional music industry experience, Dan brings a wide range of first-hand knowledge across multiple areas of the business. Dan started his professional career as president/owner of artist management company CommonRock Entertainment, managing GRAMMY-nominated and Dove Award nominated and Dove Award winning artists like All Star United, Bleach, Seven Day Jesus, Sanctus Real, and The Normals. He transitioned into the booking world in 2001 and worked his way up over a 14-year span as an agent from the boutique Third Coast Artists Agency, to Paradigm Talent Agency, and finally to WME. In October 2015, Dan joined the Premier Productions team and helped formally establish the company’s touring department, which includes managing the company’s Talent Buyer teams, who are directly responsible for securing, budgeting, and promoting all of Premier’s live events.. Additionally, Dan manages the company’s long-term strategic artist partner relationships. As a key member of Premier’s senior leadership team, Dan helps direct company strategy and growth, maintain team accountability, establish standard operating procedures, and manage all areas of event execution.