Wizard Promotions Co. Ltd. which established in January, 2004.
The managing director and part-owner, Ossy Hoppe (“The Wizard of OS”), is Regarded as having paved the path for hard rock in Germany and worked for years in management for seeking superstars as Deep Purple, Whose success story he helped to create. He gath-ered expertise in management as well as in the event area on innumerable worldwide tours. He lived for several years in the USA as well as in England, where He Was respon sible for search-artists as the Electric Light Orchestra, Gary Moore and many more. The worldwide career of Mike Oldfield is connected to Hoppe, as is indeed of White Snake.
Ossy Hoppe was born as the son of a famous circus family and at the tender age of 5 he was The youngest elephant trainer in the world in his parent’s Circus, Circus Circus Busch and Hagenbeck! Hoppe today: “There’s only one difference between the Rock business and the Circus: The animals in the circus are not as dangerous”.
After returning from England in ’76, he founded the Frankfurt based Agency Shooter Promotions, Which specialized and established Themselves in the area of hard rock and staged the biggest festival in this musical segment: “Monsters of Rock”.
Afterthat He was a partner in the Marek Lieberberg Concert Agency for 9 years, and from 1998 to 2003 He Was Responsible for the acquisition of international acts for the “German Entertainment AG” as Managing Director for Global Concerts.
Over the years Hoppe has worked in different business areas with artists: such as Aerosmith, The Bee Gees, Bon Jovi, Garth Brooks, Guns N ‘Roses, Bryan Adams, Rolling Stones, Deep Purple, Scorpions, U2, Kiss, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Fleetwood Mac, Metallica, just to name a few.
The Wizard Promotions Concert Agency has continued in this tradition since Janu-ary 2004 Promoting the live performances of artists: such as U2, Iron Maiden, Kiss, Adele, Lady Gaga, Zucchero, Bon Jovi, Sting, Eric Clapton, Ozzy Osbourne and Metallica and So Focuses CLEARLY on the area of new talent.
In March 2012 Oliver Hoppe joined his father in Management Operations, thereby en-hancing Wizard Promotions marketing and communications expertise for future pro-jects in Order To Advance Their position as one of Germany’s leading concert agencies.
Wizard Promotions Konzertagentur GmbH has been part of German DEAG Entertainment AG since June-2013.