Through his extensive experience with Match&Fuse, Dave has worked in roles varying from Artist Liaison to Technical Manager to Stage Manager in festivals in London, Oslo, Rome, Warsaw and Toulouse. Additionally, working for Hackney Cooperative Developments on events curated by the Barbican and The Vortex amongst others, Dave's knowledge of event production and management is unparalleld.
Furthermore, promoting events across 12 European countries since 2011 has given Dave a wealth of knowledge of promotion and social media as well as contacts in the industry and press.
Starting up a new festival? Dave is available to work on any of the below roles, or as a consultant: Production Manager, Technical Manager, Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Hand, Artist Liaison, Festival Manager.
Dave has acted in many roles related to music management; booking extensive tours of China, Japan, USA, India and Europe for his own music and others, as well as securing festival appearances for European musicians in the UK, Slovenia, Norway, Russia, China and Japan.
His primary and secondary partners include:
SKIN Booking (China)
Shiya Lu (independent, China)
Diatribe Records (Ireland)
Les Productions du Vendredi (France)
Le Periscope (France)
Joe Festival (Germany)
Freakshow Artrock Festival (Germany)
Jazz Promotion Network (UK)
Dave has also tour managed across the UK and Europe for bands of varying sizes, undertaking roles of artist liaison, stage hand, roadie, compere and leading bands in Soundpainting sessions.
Bands have included: Troyka (UK), Pulcinella (FR), Hot Head Show (UK), Ay! (IT), Nohaybandatrio (IT), Tubax (IT), Alfie Ryner (FR), Zodiak trio (DE) and many more.
Dave is available to work in any of the above roles, or assist in booking, managing or producing a tour.
Dave has also worked tirelessly to fundraise and find financial support for artistic projects from public and private sources. Some of his previous productions have been supported by:
- Arts Council England
- PRS Foundation
- Help Musicians
- British Council
- Institut Francais
- Italian Cultural Insitute London
- Music Norway
- DAIWA Foundation (Japan)
- GB Sasakawa Foundation
- B10/OCT-LOFT, Shenzhen (China)
- JZ (China)
- Wallonie Bruxelles
- MES Finnish Music Foundation
- Jazz Denmark
- Polish Cultural Institute
- Pro Helvetia Swiss Arts Council
- Bureau Export (France)
- Music Lithuania
- Austrian Cultural Forum
- Camoes Istituto (Portugal)
- RareNoise Records
and dozens of local private sponsors and patrons.