started out in the music business in 1966 playing guitar and acting as manager/booker in a college band in Philadelphia.
Originally from Long Island, he
left college in 1967 and moved to New York City where he
joined a blues band named BFD (not hard to figure out) who's biggest moment was opening for Linda Ronstadt & The Stone Ponys at the Bitter End on Bleeker Street.
In 1968 while managing a head shop on St. Mark's Place, Charlie
heard that Bill Graham
was hiring a new crew around the corner on Second Avenue at the soon to be opened Fillmore East.
In July of 1968 Charlie
moved to San Francisco and took up residence with The Flamin' Groovies at the " Eleventh Avenue Circus" (thank you Barry Melton!).
went back to work for Bill Graham
as stage manager at Fillmore West and Winterland
In 1971 he
took a break from the music business and moved to Mendocino County, California.
After spending eight years living in Mendocino County raising his
returned to the Bay Area in the summer of 1979.
That fall Charlie
went on the road with Maria Muldaur as roadie/monitor mixer and after one tour was promoted to Tour Manager.
In January of 1991 Charlie left BM & Assoc.and established Ellicott Talent Group.
Charlie Ellicott - Head Booking Agent
Second Octave Talent Agency, LLC 720 South Point Blvd. Suite A200 Petaluma, CA 94954 t. 707-773-3170 f. 707-773-2944