Frem mod Sounds Like Roskilde networking d. 19. april på Hotel Cecil vil vi her på siden løbende introducere dig for nogle af de stærkt profilerede musikbranchepersoner som du kan møde til eventet. Ligesom de andre år er de internationale gæster særligt udvalgt blandt Roskilde Festivals globale netværk. Du kan læse mere om eventet her.
Name: Paul McGivern
Company: Pitch & Smith
Can you tell us a bit about the company’s history and its roster? Pitch & Smith is an international booking agency representing artists from across the globe throughout Europe and the UK, founded in 2007.
– and a bit about the acts you personally work with at this moment? As a booking agent at international live music agency Pitch & Smith, I book EU/UK and worldwide tours for a diverse roster of artists such as Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Josh Rouse, Yuna, This Is The Kit, Choir of Young Believers, Dillon, Wildbirds & Peacedrums and many more, helping to build their live careers through club touring and also placing them on Festival stages across EU/UK and the globe.
I am also on the programming team for Concert Studio events in Barcelona, including Festival Jardins de Pedralbes, and Festival Mil.lenni, working on the previous 5 editions.
What are your favorite Danish acts? Choir of Young Believers (but I am biased on them!), Efterklang
Best show you’ve ever seen hands down? Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes at Old Vic Tunnels