“Working with Gene is a real pleasure. He’s a true go-getter for sure and always has your best interest at heart. Being a good, honest person in the music industry is so important to making actual friends, not just contacts. Gene really gets that because he is that…”Matt O’Ree – Matt O’Ree Band & Bon Jovi
“I have known Eugene Foley for many years and he has proven time and again his professionalism and his ability to deliver results. His skills are wide ranging – from marketing to project counseling, he’s the man to get the job done.”Sylvia Rhone – President, Epic Records. Formerly Chairman & CEO of Elektra, President of Motown/Universal Records
and Executive Vice President of Universal Records.
“Every musician I’ve referred to Eugene has been thrilled with his help, and thanked me afterwards. That, to me, says it all.”Derek Sivers, Founder – CD Baby.
“Eugene Foley is a key asset to the world of emerging music, a consummate professional not only with regard to the insight into and execution of his craft but the manner in which he approaches all that he does. More importantly, he is indeed rare in this business of music because his expertise is matched by his honesty, common sense and passion. Young artists — especially at this crossroads of the business — would do well to tap into his experience and understanding of how to make it in the 21st Century music biz”.Robert Haber – Founder & CEO of College Music Journal (C.M.J.) Network, Publisher of New Music Report & New Music Monthly and Producer of the CMJ Music Marathon, the largest music industry event of its kind.
“Eugene Foley is one of the most well rounded, experienced, and knowledgeable people that you will find in the music industry. From his experience working with labels, distribution, public relations, management, marketing, and just about every facet of the music industry, you just can’t go wrong by having him on your team.”John Seymour – Grammy Award winning Producer/Engineer/Mixer whose credits include: U2, Dave Matthews, Santana, Vertical Horizon & Mighty Mighty Bosstones.
“Eugene Foley is one of the most straight ahead, honest people I have met in this business. He’s super knowledgeable, organized, and always ready to lend a hand in any way he can. You can tell he cares about your career as much as you do. I love working with him and highly recommend having him on your team.”Lorenza Ponce – Recording Artist, Songwriter and Studio & Touring Musician who has worked with Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, Sarah McLachlan, Deborah Harry, Stevie Nicks, Carly Simon, Pearl Jam, Emmylou Harris, Cyndi Lauper, Ben Folds Five and many more.
“It takes intelligence, persistence, creativity, and contacts to make it in the music industry. Eugene has worked long and hard to develop the other factors necessary to get anywhere in this crazy business. If you utilize his knowledge, you’ll have a much better chance of making it yourself…”Hal “Benny” Selzer – Freelance musician whose credits include: Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Gary U.S. Bonds and Bobby Bandiera. Former group “Adrian Dodz” signed to Epic Records. Freelance writer for Inside Connection Magazine, Modern Drummer, Gig Magazine, The Aquarian, Powerplay and Jersey Style.
“Eugene is known to me and my other board members to be an upright, intelligent and intense forward looking individual with a passion for excellence that has permeated for himself and others throughout the years. I highly recommend him in any capacity of counsel and direction for newcomers trying to make the industry work for them.”Krystol Cameron – Chairman & CEO of Simply Me, an internet solutions provider.
“Eugene Foley puts his clients’ needs at the top of the list and always looks out for their best interest. I have had nothing short of successful ventures when working with Foley Entertainment, Inc. and would refer them to anyone.”Todd Lewis – Director of Sales, Webster Hall Records. Formerly with Navarre Entertainment & Media.
In a career in this industry spanning more than thirty years, I have yet to meet a more open, honest and capable guy than Eugene. What you see is what you get. He is experienced, balanced and professional. The surprise is that he maintains this without losing his dignity, his genuine kindness or his mind! I am happy to have him as a friend and I would always take his call and listen to his advice.Mark St. John – Artist manager, producer and consultant, whose vast experience includes: Pink Floyd, George Michael, Celine Dion, Bill Wyman, Marc Bolan, The Pretty Things, Bay City Rollers, Arthur Brown and Universal Records. As a Legal Advisor, Mark has represented major artists in actions regarding unpaid royalties and won 59 such disputes.
“Aspiring artists looking for a competitive advantage in the music industry today need look no further than Eugene Foley. His insight and breadth of knowledge is rare.”Greg Johnson – A&R – Atlantic Records.
“Eugene is an exceptional music man. His ear for a great song and his ability to work so successfully with artists and labels make him a rare asset in today’s music business.”Mark Mazzetti, former Vice President of A&R at A&M Records. Mark has worked with artists such as Sting, Bryan Adams, Janet Jackson, Aaron Neville, Amy Grant and Dishwalla.
“Eugene Foley knows music and he knows people, which makes him a powerful force in the industry. He is truly a great advocate for the working musician.”Madalyn Sklar, Founder of GoGirlsMusic.com – The oldest and largest online community of indie women musicians!
“There’s a revolution going on in the Music Industry. Today more than ever Artists need to be educated and surround themselves with knowledgeable and capable professionals who know what’s most important in developing their career. Eugene Foley is a very valuable asset to any artist he works with. Not only does he bring an exceptional depth of knowledge and experience to his work, but he does it with a level of integrity and honesty that is exceedingly rare in this business.”Ritch Esra – Publisher A&R Registry.
“In the ever competitive and changing music industry, Foley Entertainment has helped overcome constant challenges and has helped us grow our company to »the indie distributor of choice«. Dr. Eugene Foley is one of the most trusted and capable consultants in the business. Eugene has provided expert and valuable advice and guidance to our company over the past years. The quality of his services and attention to our business has always surpassed my expectations.”Harald Blakeslee, CEO, BCD Music Group – Indie Distributor of: Young Jeezy, Lil Flip, Snoop Dogg, Chamillionaire & Lil Jon
“Eugene Foley’s help is rare. People who can truly help can’t be bought for any price. Eugene is a priceless gem!”Rick Derringer – Legendary vocalist, guitarist, writer and producer whose credits also include Kiss, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Winter, Alice Cooper, Cyndi Lauper, Richie Havens, Todd Rundgren, Steely Dan, Weird Al Yancovic & Carmine Appice.
“Eugene Foley is the consummate professional. He’s knowledgeable, experienced and well connected throughout the music business. For services such as career guidance, marketing, radio promotion, publicity and much more, he’s the guy you want in your corner. He’s quite simply a music industry genius. Period.”Steve Parry – Formerly signed to Columbia Records & currently a Product Information Specialist at Disc Makers.
Eugene Foley comes with years of experience in career consulting, as well as helping you market and promote your CD. Basically, he helps you get a leg up and puts you on, (maybe not the fast track,) but the right track to helping your music succeed. And, he’s a stand up guy. Always fun to talk with on the phone.Alex Steininger – CD Baby.
“Eugene Foley is exactly the kind of upstanding and forthright person that I like to do business with. He is dependable and friendly at all times, and I look forward to our next opportunity to work together.”Jim Nelson, Founder – A Taste of Triple A
“Eugene Foley…. A real honest pro in biz full of spineless, heartless, gutless chumps who make a ton of money doing nothing… Trust me, I’ve seen it all…… Eugene is a rare breed of music industry people who care…..WOW…..CARE…What a concept…… Everyone who even thinks about getting into the shark tank A/K/A ‘THE MUSIC BIZ’ should learn one thing from Eugene – and that is to really care and love what you do.”Steve Brown – Guitarist: Trixter & Def Leppard. Formerly signed to MCA Records, gold record winner.
“Eugene and I have been involved on many projects together over the past few years. His level of professionalism and experience is unmatched by anyone else I have worked with in the music industry. He cares about his clients and sets realistic goals for them, that they can achieve.”John Kasye – Factory 57. Designer – whose credits include advertising & design concepts for Print, Broadcast, Video and the Internet for Hootie & The Blowfish, Bazaar, Conde’ Nast, Glamour, & Details Magazine.