Andrew McManus - Concert Promoter
Andrew McManus is a highly experienced, highly successful concert promoter currently operating within the country of Australia. He is currently the owner and founder of his own entertainment company called McManus Entertainment and specializes in booking big names within the professional music industry to headline concerts and music festivals in Australia. He is also the owner of the music festival Raggamuffin Music Festival. The music festival is devoted to Andrew’s favorite genre of music: reggae. The festival is currently in its eighth year and plans to add hip-hop artist Ice Cube to its main stage. His success in the music industry can be attributed to his philosophy never to give up no matter the adversity he may face, and his passion for the music industry itself.
Andrew McManus has had an immense amount of success promoting concerts and being able to book huge professional artists both locally known and internationally known as well. He has booked artists such as UB40, Stevie Nicks, Carole King, YES, and even Doc McGhee. Both Stevie Nicks and Carole King have publicly thanked Andrew for his services promoting their musicianship and bringing them to some of the biggest stages Australia has to offer. Stevie Nicks gives Andrew personal mentions before and after the song Landslide by Stevie Nicks and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Carole King invited him on stage during her performance of You’ve Got A Friend thanking him for bringing her to Australia for her final show at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.
Andrew McManus is clearly one of the best in the music industry and the world of concert promotions. The artists he promotes can do nothing more than sing his praises, and they always go through him when they need to come to Australia for a big show.