M&B Booking is a startup music-booking agency that focuses on securing professional performance opportunities for both student and local musicians. The M&B staff is strong, with their several years of combined music management experience and University of Delaware education in business, music performance, and music management. Within the first few months of their start, M&B Booking was able to build a respectable roster and expand their performance venues across Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. In addition to providing performance opportunities to young undiscovered talent, M&B strives to excel their clients through the always-changing music industry, while maintaining a dependable relationship with their venues.
Ben Rossman is a recent graduate of The University of Delaware studying Entrepreneurship and Technological Innovation and Music Management. His love for the business of music stems from both his passion for music and his upbringing in an entrepreneurial home. Ben began his journey in the music industry booking student musicians of all genres for on-campus events in Delaware's student-run restaurant. His experience in starting this program led to the creation of his start-up, M&B Booking.
Sam Capolongo is a young, but experienced professional musician based out of the Wilmington, Delaware area. He spent most of his life in Montgomery, New Jersey and later attended the University of Delaware, where he graduated with a degree in Chemistry in 2017. It was in his junior year of college when Sam began actively performing in the bars around school. Although he has only been pursuing a career in music since 2016, Sam has quickly become a well-respected cover artist and singer/songwriter throughout all of Delaware’s music scene.
Jacob Tims is currently a senior Marketing and Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation double major at the University of Delaware. Jacob first got into music when he picked up the trumpet in fifth grade. From there on he continued to play in ensembles throughout middle and high school, all the while becoming proficient in guitar and bass guitar. Jacob was once part of the band Thistle Valley that for which he wrote and recorded a single. Jacob continues to play the trumpet in the UD Marching band, along with guitar and bass in small projects on the side.