2016 Tortuga Music Festival -   Fort Lauderdale, FL (Photo Cred: Holly Black)

2016 Tortuga Music Festival - Fort Lauderdale, FL (Photo Cred: Holly Black)

For 16 years Ascend has been insuring many of the largest festivals in North America, ranging in size from 250,000+ attendees to smaller events with capacities in the hundreds. We provide the coverage and risk management tools and experience to thoroughly protect our clients’ interests. These clients include some of the world’s largest festivals including Boston Calling, Bunbury Music Festival, Riot Fest (Denver & Chicago), Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, Suwannee Hulaween, North Coast Music Festival, Pemberton Music Festival, KAABOO Del Mar, Tortuga Music Festival, Life is Beautiful Festival, Pitchfork Music Festival and BUKU Music + Arts Festival.

Ascend Insurance Brokerage is the entertainment industry’s premier broker of insurance and risk management services.  We’re a team of brokers who are not only coverage experts, but who come to the business with strong prior entertainment industry experience – with extensive artist management, concert promotion, film production, touring and venue management backgrounds.  We understand your business through hands-on, real-world experience.

2015 Life is Beautiful - Las Vegas, NV  (Photo Cred: Holly Black)

2015 Life is Beautiful - Las Vegas, NV (Photo Cred: Holly Black)

Our customer service and integrity is unparalleled in the industry. We provide and thoroughly understand every coverage you might need and how to best protect your assets. And with direct access to the world’s leading insurers, Ascend can provide the best coverage and pricing available.

Coverage Options

• General Liability
• Business Auto
• Umbrella
• Liquor Liability
• Rented and Owned Equipment
• Property
• Business Income
• Media Errors and Omissions



• Professional Liability
• Crime
• Volunteer Accident Medical
• Workers’ Compensation
• Event Cancellation / Non-appearance Coverage
• Directors and Officers
• Employment Practices Liability
• Weather Insurance