4AM is a music talent management and events company based in New York City, specializing in live performances for the nightlife, events, and weddings industries. With a focus on DJs, producers, and other live music entertainers, 4AM has worked with hundreds of artists and venues, leading to thousands of events, since our inception in 2010.
Our mission is to create a more equitable and fair playing field for musicians and artists in the live event space. We consider each talent we work with to be a ‘business of one’ and help them to transform their passion into a career. At 4AM, we create a trusted and transparent ecosystem for independent artists to thrive by empowering them with more time to focus on their creative pursuits while opening doors to new opportunities.
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Madison Back serves as the Chief Executive Officer of 4AM, bringing ten years of personal and professional experience overseeing and executing high intensity events, seeing multi-pronged projects through to completion, and leading teams to success.
Madison began working in the artist management and event planning industries immediately following graduating from New York University, where she studied journalism, political science, and law & society. Her approach to nightlife, hospitality, and event management is cultivated from her prior experiences working for various prominent media and fashion brands and startup companies, as well as her tenure as front of house for several nightclubs. Madison has since worked directly with over 50 artists globally and has helped 4AM to execute over 5,000 successful events to date since she joined our company in 2016.
Madison currently leads 4AM in its mission to create a nurturing, supportive environment for professional creatives to thrive, while providing quality talent booking, production, and music curation services to clients in the private/corporate event, luxury brand, and hospitality spaces.
Scott Petrizzo, professionally known as DJ Chachi, is a celebrated New York based, internationally touring DJ, and Partner at 4AM.
His music curation, artist relations, and event management skill sets have been bolstered by years of event experience in a diverse plethora of rooms across the world, from Tokyo and Hong Kong, to Barcelona and Rome and beyond. He has performed for A-list celebrities including Rihanna, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Gwyneth Paltrow, and has delivered his consistent, top quality sound to service clients such as the Make A Wish Foundation and Belvedere.
In addition to his work as an internationally touring DJ and acclaimed music producer, Scott has lent his expertise as a director of music programming for various entities in the hospitality and fitness spaces, including contemporary “it” restaurant franchise CATCH, international hotelier ME by Melia, and ‘next generation of group fitness’, RUMBLE Boxing.
As a co-owner of and advisor to 4AM, Scott brings an expert ear, compassionate heart, and refined vision to our approach with clients both on the artist management and event production fronts.
Janice first joined the 4AM team as our Operations Coordinator in the summer of 2019. In this role, she coordinated the logistics of different types of events by serving as a liaison between the company’s talent and our clients. She quickly became an invaluable asset to the team, providing creative solutions to complex problems and taking initiative on every task assigned. Now our Weddings & Special Events Manager, she continues to be an integral part of the 4AM team, helping us go above and beyond for our clients and guarantee the success of every event.
Maggie Sposato is an alumni of Fordham University with a BA in Communication and Media Studies. She has devoted her time to the entertainment industry, working as a professional dancer and having a passion for music. She is thrilled to be a part of the 4AM team!
Chris Bachmann is a nightlife & hospitality professional, with titles ranging from resident DJ, sound designer, music director, and more encompassing his twenty year career. His long term clientele include Modern Luxury, Anheuser Busch, BMW, and LDV Hospitality. Aside from performing at celebrity events featuring names like Heidi Klum, John David Washington, and Brooke Shields, Chris has extensive experience overseeing entertainment and performing at private events. Chris has personally worked with over 1,000 wedding clients in his career.Chris brings his two successful decades of DJ and event experience to 4AM as our Director of Special Events and Programming Partnerships. When he isn’t soaking up the joy he gets from seeing clients’ reactions to his DJing, he can be found rocking out to his favorite musical acts — legends like Michael Jackson and The Rolling Stones.
Kyril joins the 4AM team while serving as the Editor-in-Chief of his University’s official student publication. He has led various advocacy-driven social media campaigns and has experience in graphic design and photography. He loves music, art, and writing, making him happy to be part of the 4AM crew.
Rick Sekula of PixelPlugMedia is a graphic designer and content creator. His recognizable work has broken barriers and set standards for the nightlife, hospitality, and music industries.
Jonatan Mejia is a LaGuardia Community College student who is joining the 4AM team for Spring 2023 thanks to Goldman Sachs 10KSB. He began his career as a wardrobe stylist for artists such as Bebe Rexha, Ari Lenox, and Teddy Sinclair. With his day-to-day experience working in fashion and with musicians, he fell in love with the process of executing visions for project rollouts. Jonatan enjoys being hands-on with creative strategy when it comes to world building, and he thrives in a collaborative environment.
Marty has over 10 years of experiences across many venues. Obtaining residencies throughout the years in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Atlantic City and Philadelphia. He has brought his easy going and high energy vibe to each event creating a captivating environment where he is able to blend cultures through music. Born half Puerto Rican and half Panamanian, he is fluent in Spanish and has bridged gaps between hiphop and the Latin community. He is known for his knowledge in all genres of music and bringing a high end experience to all venues. Marty has worked his way to the top by continuing to stay determined and focused. Marty believes the relationships you build with individuals and how you keep them is the most important. He uses his experience over the years and knowledge of each room; to bring venues the perfect combination of professional services and talent.
Taylor Solomon is a rising senior at Syracuse University, joining 4AM for the summer/fall semester. She is a music connoisseur who is passionate about artist development/representation and marketing, and is looking forward to getting experience behind the scenes ways to grow the next talent with the music industry during her time at 4AM. Taylor serves as 4AM’s Fellow, directly supporting with show logistics and agency operations. Her ultimate dream is to become an entertainment lawyer, and she is grateful for the opportunity to begin her career at 4AM.
Angelie “Angel” Calixtro joins 4AM with a robust customer service background and lifelong career in administrative support. She is happy to be lending her strong skill set to the company’s nightlife division and is excited to work amongst a diverse team of music-loving people at 4AM. Angel is an essential part of 4AM’s continued success in the nightlife industry!