About Nadine

Born in Lousiville, Kentucky, Condon had an amazing experience in Big Sur, Ca. that eventually drew her to Northern California. That trajectory led to her involvement with the San Francisco music scene. She worked with the Jefferson Starship/Starship ’79-’89, the decade of MTV, and hits like “We Built This City” and “Sarah.”

Condon then formed her own consulting business, promoting artists like Melissa Etheridge, Steve Miller, John Mayall for Island, MCA, Rocket and RCA record companies. She began a series of regional showcase series for rock bands in SF/Portland/Seattle/LA. Counting Crows, Third Eye Blind, Storm Large and hundreds of other bands and artists who got a leg up from her music-industry oriented concerts.

Condon produced Nadine’s Wild Weekend music festival in SF 1998-2002, featuring “135 bands, 30 shows, 20 clubs, and four nights,” and celebrating San Francisco music. From 1999-2004 she also gave educational seminars on the music business. In 2004 her book for musicians and creative types, HOT HITS CHEAP DEMOS (the Real-World Guide to Music Business Success) was released on Backbeat Books.

Condon became a hospice volunteer and found a new calling in the mid-2000s. She became Director of Volunteers at Mission Hospice and Home Care in San Mateo, Ca. in 2004 and started a volunteers based palliative program called Transitions in 2006. Relocating to Phoenix, Az. to be with family for a few years, she worked at Hospice of the Valley until June 2016, serving as an educator about hospice services, to hospital staff and community groups. She was also a member of their groundbreaking palliative dementia care team.

After retiring from hospice work in 2016, she moved back to Northern California. She lives in the Sonoma Valley with her husband, and two rescue cats, Bret and Bart.
  • I wrote this book to inspire you. It is my humble hope these stories encourage you to step through your own fears.

    Confessions
  • My life is your life. The details may be different, but human challenges are universal.

    Confessions

About Nadine

Born in Lousiville, Kentucky, Condon had an amazing experience in Big Sur, Ca. that eventually drew her to Northern California. That trajectory led to her involvement with the San Francisco music scene. She worked with the Jefferson Starship/Starship ’79-’89, the decade of MTV, and hits like “We Built This City” and “Sarah.”

Condon then formed her own consulting business, promoting artists like Melissa Etheridge, Steve Miller, John Mayall for Island, MCA, Rocket and RCA record companies. She began a series of regional showcase series for rock bands in SF/Portland/Seattle/LA. Counting Crows, Third Eye Blind, Storm Large and hundreds of other bands and artists who got a leg up from her music-industry oriented concerts.

Condon produced Nadine’s Wild Weekend music festival in SF 1998-2002, featuring “135 bands, 30 shows, 20 clubs, and four nights,” and celebrating San Francisco music. From 1999-2004 she also gave educational seminars on the music business. In 2004 her book for musicians and creative types, HOT HITS CHEAP DEMOS (the Real-World Guide to Music Business Success) was released on Backbeat Books.

Condon became a hospice volunteer and found a new calling in the mid-2000s. She became Director of Volunteers at Mission Hospice and Home Care in San Mateo, Ca. in 2004 and started a volunteers based palliative program called Transitions in 2006. Relocating to Phoenix, Az. to be with family for a few years, she worked at Hospice of the Valley until June 2016, serving as an educator about hospice services, to hospital staff and community groups. She was also a member of their groundbreaking palliative dementia care team.

After retiring from hospice work in 2016, she moved back to Northern California. She lives in the Sonoma Valley with her husband, and two rescue cats, Bret and Bart.
  • I wrote this book to inspire you. It is my humble hope these stories encourage you to step through your own fears.

    Confessions
  • My life is your life. The details may be different, but human challenges are universal.

    Confessions

What People Say

  • Her contribution to San Francisco music as a publicist, promoter, and general band mentor is hard to overstate. The work she's done is exactly the kind that goes invisible almost instantly, yet without it, nobody would hear any music at all.
    Hiya Swanhuyser
    SFWeekly, Freelance Writer
  • The one constant of the San Francisco music scene is a straight-talking Kentucky woman named Nadine Condon. She is rocks music's north star. It is no coincidence that most any band (including mine) coming out of San Francisco came through her office.
    Stephan Jenkins
    Third Eye Blind
  • Nadine writes with truth and a perspective gained by hard work, hit records, and veteran experience.
    Melissa Etheridge
    Singer, songwriter and activist