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Bob Held - Producer, Songwriter, FOH, Tour manager

Bob Held - Producer, Songwriter, FOH, Tour manager

Bob is a true veteran of the entertainment business with over 35 years of experience in music, film, and television. As an accomplished songwriter, Bob’s voluminous discography includes songs for such platinum artists as Alice Cooper, Billy Squier, Deep Purple, Paul Rodgers, and Roberta Flack along with artists such as Joe Lynn Turner, Joe Bonamassa, ZO2, and Bloodline. In addition to his talents as a musician and songwriter, Bob is also an accomplished record producer including blues artist Joe Bonamassa’s critically acclaimed albums, “Blues Deluxe” and “Had to Cry Today”. Bob also spent a summer crisscrossing the country with rock legends, KISS, producing and mixing their Clear Channel Instant Live CDs on the Rock the Nation tour. Bob is currently involved in co-writing and producing developing artists from Berklee School of Music and The Clive Davis School of Music, including Kate Yeager and The Dives.

Partial Discography: Producer
KISS: 40 shows – live CD recording, Instant Live – Live Nation
Joe Bonamassa: Had to Cry Today, Premiere Artists Rec.
Joe Bonamassa: Blues Deluxe, Medalist
Joe Bonamassa: “Colour & Shape” *mixed, Medalist
Joe Bonamassa: “If Heartaches Were Nickles” *mixed, Medalist
Lynn Turner: The Usual Suspects, Frontiers/Yamaha
Joe Lynn Turner: JLT, Holy Man, Undercover, Undercover II, Hurry Up &Wait, Slam, MTM / Pony Canyon
ZO2: Tuesdays & Thursdays, Splivey Cool Ent.
ZO2: Ain’t It Beautiful, Riker Hill Records / Casino Logic, InTune Music Group
Swan: *development, Lava / Atlantic
Fixer: Before the Sun, Riker Hill Records
Begorrah: Molly B’Gee, Bocco Records
Steeplechase: Steeplechase, Polydor Holland
The Dives: Everybody’s Talking (EP)
Kate Yeager: Your Girlfriend EP, Slip of the Tongue (single), Keep My Distance (single), Kiss Me
Like You Mean It (single), Impulse (single), Falling (single), Troubled (single), Slip (single)

Partial Discography: Songwriter
Alice Cooper: This Maniac’s in Love with You
Billy Squier: Mine Tonight
Deep Purple: Too Much is Not Enough
Joe Bonamassa: The River, The Good Luck You’re Having
Joe Lynn Turner: *numerous
The Tubes: My Science Project, Hard to Believe
David Johanssen: Hit and Run
Paul Rodgers: Too Much is Not Enough

18 Shades of Dust: film score & songs, New Films Int’l/MTI Home Video
Federal Hill: film score & songs, Trimark Films
In Search of a Dream: film score, Miravista Films
My Science Project: The Tubes, David Johannsen, Disney
Last Request: film score & songs, MTI Home Video
Season of the Hunted: film score & songs, Lions Gate Films

Live Sound (FOH):
The Piano Guys, FOX & Friends (TV)
Kiss, John Varvatos – Promo concert / video shoot
Phil Collen (Def Leppard), FOX 411, The Player’s Club, NYC
Ramin Karimloo: *multiple shows, 30 national performances
Brothers Osborne, NYC club dates
Emily West, Fire Island, NY outdoor concert
Band of Merrymakers, NBC Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting (TV), Today Show (TV), RollingStone.com
Kristin Chenoweth: *multiple TV performances, The View – ABC; The Jimmy Kimmel Show – ABC; The Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno – NBC; Dancing w/ the Stars – ABC; American Country Awards – FOX
Kristin Chenoweth: *digital outlets, AOL Sessions; Yahoo “Ram Country”
Wilson Phillips, TV Guide/Loehmann’s
Whitford / St. Holmes, Sixthman Cruise
The Dives, Sixthman Cruises, Dead Daisies tour 2017, Hampton Beach Casinos, Bergen PAC,
Tempt, Sixthman Cruise
Ratt, 2016 worldwide tour
Lynch Mob, Spring tour 2012
Twisted Sister: *multiple shows, Kennedy Park, Tucson, AZ; Starland Ballroom, NJ; Carol M
Baldwin Breast Cancer Event, Stony Brook, NY
Hole: *multiple shows, Terminal 5, NYC; Don Hill, Fashion Week Party, Ischan Stadium, Randall’s Island
Joe Bonamassa, Beacon Theater, NYC
Black Cards, Pianos, NYC
Gym Class Heroes, Roseland Ballroom, NYC
Billy Squier, Giant Stadium, Rutherford, NJ
Stuff, NYC venues
Raspberries: *multiple shows, BB King’s
Joe Lynn Turner: *multiple shows, *15+ miscellaneous live shows
Rick Derringer, The Good Times, Poughkeepsie, NY
Eddie Money, Hilton Ballroom, NYC
Marvelous 3, Continental, NYC
Hindenburg, BB King’s
ZO2, 40-date national tour opening for KISS
ZO2, More than 500 shows incl. House of Blues, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Atlantic City, Pittsburgh; Mid-Hudson Civic Center; Northfork Theater, Westbury, NY; Highline Ballroom, NYC; Jaxx, Springfield, VA; Harrah’s, Lake Tahoe, NV; Shoreline Arena, Mountain View, CA; Viper Room, Los Angeles, CA; etc.

Tour Management/Production Supervision:
Lynch Mob (tour manager/production supervisor)
Kristin Chenoweth (production supervisor)
Ramin Karimloo (tour manager/production supervisor)
The Dives (tour manager/production supervisor)
Tempt (production supervisor)
Emily West (production supervisor)
Lynch Mob (tour manager/production supervisor)
Z02 (tour manager/production supervisor)

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