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Leif Erik Westergren together with his grandfather, "Kallemann" summer of 1983

Leif Erik Westergren together with his grandfather, "Kallemann" summer of 1983

Kallemann started as an independent record company in Fevik, a small village just outside of Grimstad, the winter of ´09 - by owner and CEO to date, Leif Erik Westergren. The company is named after Westergrens late grandfather.  Westergren has over 23 years of music industry experience as a longstanding touring musician worldwide collaborating and touring with bands and artists such as Steve-O (JACKASS) on the "Out On Bail" world tour, Pennywise, The Lawrence Arms and The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, manager, venue owner, songwriter (Darling Daizy, Westergren & HolterErik West & The Imaginary Friends, Holter/West, Acapulco Red, The Higglers, Risikogruppa, The Sunday Mourning Service, LEW, Erik West & The 78´ers, The Jackals), promotor and publishing agent.

 

By 2012 - and ever since - Kallemann has been a year round tour and concert organizer as well as a notable label for a highly respected selection of pioneers and legendary international and national artists in Norway and Europe including the legend, Grammy lifetime award achiever and Hall of Famer Marky Ramone from The Ramones, Grammy nominee and platinum selling American rock band Everclear, the southern Norwegian rap duo with the first ever openly gay rapper in Norway Folkefiender and Darling Daizy the very first Norwegian skatepunk band, a Richard Gottehrer self claimed favorite (Blondie, The Orchard) and first Norwegian punk band to ever play Johnny Depp´s iconic venue "The Viper Room" in Los Angeles.

Kallemann also have the exclusive representation rights in Norway and Scandinavia to critically acclaimed UK stage productions such as The Johnny Cash Roadshow endorsed by the CASH family.