Entertainment agency, a main staple on the metro-Milwaukee and Midwest scenes since 1948, acquired by seasoned musician and long-time ACA employee Matt Antoniewicz.
Waukesha, Wisconsin – February 1, 2019 – Matt Antoniewicz, a veteran professional musician and an account executive with ACA Music & Entertainment, announced today that he has acquired ACA. The closing of the purchase took place this past Monday, January 28. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
The firm, which has been in business since 1948, prides itself as the oldest and largest provider of live entertainment in the Midwest. The agency’s original owner, Bill Rothe, left the company to his siblings upon his passing. The company was most recently owned and operated by Mr. Rothe’s youngest daughter, Nancy Rothe-Egezeino. Ms. Rothe-Egezeino will continue with ACA as senior sales associate.
“I look forward to carrying on the ACA tradition of providing high-quality live bands, DJs, magicians, comedians, and an impressive array of entertainment options,” Mr. Antoniewicz said, adding, “We’re working diligently to bring in new bands and fresh ideas, like our first all-original artist, The Barbara Stephan Band.”
About ACA Music & Entertainment
Based in Waukesha, ACA has been in business since 1948. While the firm is well-known for its extensive assortment of quality live music acts, its overall entertainment portfolio and event management capabilities is extensive. Among a host of other offerings, ACA can provide DJs, audio/lighting production, celebrity impersonators, balloon artists, comedians, jugglers, magicians, face painters, and even murder mystery productions. Memorable themed-experiences are a specialty of ACA, with some examples including Roaring 20s Gala, Vegas Night, Moulin Rouge, Carnivale in Rio, and Hawaiian Luau.
To learn more about ACA and its offerings, visit it on the Web at www.acaentertainment.com, or call 262.790.0060.
About Matt Antoniewicz
Mr. Antoniewicz studied music performance and jazz studies at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. A long-time freelance trumpeter by profession, he served as a traveling music teacher for Milwaukee Public Schools for 13 years. He is also the founder and owner of North Coast Management, an artist management company that represents, among other artists, the bands Platinum; The North Coast Orchestra; Velocity; Livin’ The Dream; Respect! A Tribute to Aretha Franklin; and The Barbara Stephan Band. Mr. Antoniewicz continues to perform as a freelance trumpeter, and his performance credits include some of the most impressive national acts and productions to come out of the jazz, easy listening, pop, and R&B genres, as well as the touring Broadway circuit.
Aaron S. Robertson