Sandbox Entertainment has promoted Leslie Cohea to the role of General Manager. In this new position, Cohea will oversee strategy, touring, finance, and operations for all Sandbox clients, including Faith Hill, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, Dan+Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Midland, and more.
Cohea joined Sandbox in 2015 as the Head of Touring, where she managed all aspects of touring for the company, including ticketing, routing and budgeting. In her time at Sandbox, Cohea has been at helm of launching Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Soul2Soul World Tour and a driving force in developing Little Big Town’s sold-out, year-long Ryman Auditorium Residency. She has overseen multiple headlining tours, including Kacey Musgraves’ international, sold-out Oh What A World Tour, Dan+Shay’s sold-out DAN+SHAY THE TOUR, and Kelsea Ballerini’s first ever headlining arena tour.
Prior to Sandbox, Cohea spent nearly a decade at AEG Live/The Messina Group working in touring and concert promotion, as well as producing tours and shows nationally for artists ranging from Ed Sheeran, to Dave Matthews, to The Eagles.
“Having Leslie’s expertise over the last four years has been vital to the growth of Sandbox and our clients. She’s the salt to my pepper, the bread to my butter, and the Tom to my Ford.” says Sandbox President and CEO Jason Owen.
Cohea adds, “I feel incredibly grateful to get to work with such an amazing group of people at Sandbox. Jason is a genius and continues to inspire each of us daily. It’s a dream come true to work at this company, and with this roster of such talented artists. I am very excited and honored to continue to support the operations here in bigger ways.”
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