Rick Eberle (Richard Keif Eberle born January 18, 1976 on Long Island in New York, USA) is an American Publicist, Talent Agent, Artist Manager, Musician, Songwriter, Singer, Guitarist and TV/Radio Personality.
Rick's band Iridesense (1993 - present, which also includes
Tara Eberle-Drouin on Vocals/Bass, Rich Drouin on Drums,
Rob Viccari on Guitar), where he is a founding member and
co-lead singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist, has toured the US opening for major acts such as Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors and Sugar Ray and placed songs on the Nickelodeon Network shows Drake & Josh, Zoey 101 and iCarly. The band has several independent label releases - Cool Dream Tomorrow (1997),Iridesense (2001), A Trip Called Life (2007), Secret Constellation(2011) and Thought Parade (2015).
Rick left Manhattan to begin work in venue management, booking and promotions for The Downtown Concert Venue(2002-2005) - with artists like Jewel, Fall Out Boy, Maroon 5 and Gavin Degraw - and handled PR and assisted with bookings for The Crazy Donkey Concert Venue (2005-2010) - for acts like Bowling for Soup, LMFAO, Cinderella andCobra Starship - while both venues were open and thriving on the Long Island music scene.
In Television, Rick began his "Rick's Rising Stars" TV show (which is produced by My Long Island TV for Verizon Fios1 News) in NY in 2010 and has aired over 100 episodes so far. He is also a music and entertainment on site correspondent at IndiMusic TV and an in studio events host for The Weekly Show at Inravio.com.
Rick's music business career began in New Media where he spent time working on online initiatives for Pink, Usher, Outkast, Dido and others at Arista Records in NYC (1999-2002).
Rick has also has a long radio career in the Long Island, NY market which includes time in marketing/promotion at 92.7 WLIR FM (2002), and time with his weekly emerging artists show "Unlabeled" with Rob Rush (92.7 WLIR, 94.3 FM) as co host on 94.3 WMJC FM (2007-2010), and then as promotions director at 94X FM (2011-2012). He is most widely known in radio for his time at 94.3 The Shark FM (2012-2013) where he was instrumental in the initial branding and launch of the station as promotion director and sometime overnight host and on site correspondent for online content. He also hosted "Uncharted" a podcast for emerging artists on the station.
The Rick Eberle Agency was founded in 2013 after being merged from Rick's music company PopCore Entertainment (1997 - 2012). Handling publicity, social media, and some talent and management agency duties for venues, festivals, conventions, TV and radio stations, bands, artists, actors, authors, chefs and other companies of all sorts he has successfully produced and promoted events with Eddie Money, Ryan Leslie, Ninedays, Push Play, Ed Burns, Hugh Grant, Daniel Baldwin, Brian Dennehy, Paul Sorvino, Susie Essman, Phylicia Rashad, Baz Luhrmann and others.
1 companies, personalities and organizations
www.indimusic.tv - music video/music program online TV station
www.allmusicinc.com - authentic and unique guitar shop
www.cpgny.com - casting/talent agency, voice over studio
www.sxliquors.com - intl liquor brand trey songz investor
2 . artists, writers and musicians
www.beaudavidson.com - nashville based actor and singer/songwriter
www.oogeewawa.com - touring professional Reggae band
www.brookemoriber.com - broadway actress and pop singer in the vein of Avril Lavigne
www.drasticandrew.com - rock/country act from new mexico
www.keriwirth.com - childrens artist from new york
www.gnarlykarma.com - jam/funk/reggae from New York
www.iridesense.com - pop rock band with female singer like No Doubt, Sheryl Crow
www.marknewman.us - blues guitarist and vocalist, songwriter with major credits
www.trickybiz.com - magician, ballon making entertainer to celebs, something book author
www.longislanddesigner.com - Lori Miller interior designer to the stars
www.joebeckwrites.com - author new book "Suburban Sins" on Amazon
www.thejaneslife.com - female singing group, the next supremes or fifth harmony
www.theloftsoundstudio.com - Donnie Klang winner of MTV Making the Band producer
www.samthemovie.com - Nicholas Brooks, son of Mel Brooks film
3 . clubs, venues and restaurants
www.thespaceatwestbury.com - 1600 cap theater
www.theemporiumny.com - 1500 cap venue
www.goldcoastarts.org - art, music, dance, theater
www.revolutionli.com - 350 cap rock club
www.govs.com - world renowned and legendary comedy clubs with three locations
www.pennysaveramp.com - outdoor facility for national acts
www.tocolocantina.com - mexican restaurant with live music
4 . films, festivals and conventions
www.goldcoastfilmfestival.org - Hugh Grant/Baz Luhrmann/Ed Burns appeared
www.sohofilmfest.com - Octavia Spencer/Adam Brody/Nick Jonas appeared
www.longbeachfilm.com - Joan Jett/Chris Weidman/Daniel Baldwin appeared
www.longislandfilm.com - Long Island Film Expo longest running fest on Long Island
www.unitedink.com - Tattoo Lou's Largest International Tattoo Conventions
www.nyguitarexpo.com - NY Guitar Expo and Music Convention
www.eternalcon.com - Comic and Horror Conventions for Long Island/Queens
www.nywintercon.com - Comic Convention at Resorts World Casino
www.beerfieldsny.com - Annual Beer and Music Festival
www.bestwingsli.com - Annual Wings and Beer Festival
www.montaukmusicfestival.com - Annual music festival