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TPi Awards 2020 Tour Manager of the Year: Trevor Williams

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How did you come to form Tour Music Live? “I’m from a church background and managed a gospel choir that put on live concerts. I...

TPi Awards 2020 Des Fallon Video Visionary: More Eyes

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How did you start working with each other? "We knew each other growing up, but each went our seperate ways. Years later, we bumped into...

TPi Awards 2020 Monitor Engineer of the Year: Ben Kingman

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When did you first become interested in live events? "I played in a few dodgy bands in my youth but I found myself more interested...

ER Productions: Lawrence Wright

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What sparked your interest in the events sector? "I have always had an interest in the technical side of live entertainment – the school disco...

Phoenix Bussing: Paul Hattin

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How did you first get into the touring industry? "Like most people, it was by complete accident. I didn’t go to university until I was...

Beat The Street: Jörg Philipp

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How long has Beat The Street’s US office been in the works for? "We have been planning this adventure for two years, opening the office...

Sterling Event Group: Richard Bowden

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What sparked your interest in the events sector? "I grew up with events. From as long as I can remember, I was roadie for my...

Lights Control Rigging: Mike Oates

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What first sparked your interest in the world of live events? "It all started as the best way to skip double German at school. Once...

Fabio Sorabella: PROLIGHTS

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What sparked your interest in the live events industry? I was born into this industry – it runs in my blood. My father, Francesco Sorabella,...

Michael Walker: Harman Professional Solutions

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Why did you pursue a career in the events industry? "A lot of my earliest childhood memories relate to music. Playing guitar in a band...

Mike Woodhouse

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What first sparked your interest in live events? "Ever since I was a child, I was always interested in music. My parents saw that and...

Richard Turner

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How did you enter the live events industry? I remember spending summers in a tent at the local hippy festivals helping with site, lights and...

Gary Rosen

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When did your interest in the live events industry first begin? I started on the recording side of audio -- building studios, engineering, producing, and...

TMB: Paul Hartley

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When did your passion for the live events industry first begin? "Ever since woodwork classes at secondary school, I made a guitar with yellow with...

Maureen Hayes: Martin Audio

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You’ve been with Martin Audio for 22 years now. How did you make your entrance into pro audio? "You could say that I just fell into...

Mick Shepherd: TXRX Sound Solutions

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How did you initially get into wireless audio? "Touring with various bands (The Stranglers, Average White Band, Eric Clapton, Meat Loaf) as Monitor Engineer...

Greg Price: Diablo Digital

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How did you initially get into pro audio? "My brother and I had a local garage band. My brother Steve Price went on to become...

Brian Dowdle: ADJ Lighting

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What initially sparked your interest in lighting? "As a teenager, I used to go to under 21 dance clubs... I loved the atmosphere of the people...