Don Kennedy

Artist Management

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

About me

 

Secured a single deal for a band I manage on an independent label, home to a UK number 1 platinum selling artist. ? Successfully sold (online and physical sales) 65,000 total sales for a new artist. (includes singles, EP sales and LP sales). ? Organised and tour managed tours in the UK, Europe and America. ? Secured TV sync deals for American and UK TV. ? Secured both UK and American radio play and blog sites (BBC, Absolute, HunnyPot). ? Successfully managed support slots with some leading UK artists, Robert Plant, Steve Harley, Boom Town Rats, Kill it Kid, The Heavy, Dry The River, Brother And Bones, Growlers, Stone Foxes, Gabrielle Aplin and others. All done through independent hard work and planning!

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Artist Management

Daddy Longlegs Management

Feb 2011
  • Developing new talent, updating social media and press release material, organising and promoting both tours and showcase events (international), full financial management, extensive diary management, networking, contract development and negotiation, B2B and B2C marketing (online and physical), winning publishing contracts.

Education

2007

Sociology

Bath University

Aug 2004 - Jun 2007
  • BSC (Hons) 2:1 Sociology