Top tips for tackling arts management with Keith Howison

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If you’re dreaming of a career in live events or festival management then you don’t want to miss this month’s Elevenses with CEC, when Katy Air catches up with live music events veteran, Keith Howison.   

Offering up some amazing insights and hilarious stories, Keith joins us to recount his 30-year career booking some of the world’s biggest names and organising award-winning festivals. Giving us gold dust, Keith will shed light on the inner-workings of the music industry and share his top tips on how to break into and establish yourself in the sector. 

More about Keith 

Booking DJ’s at long-standing night, The Rhumba Club in Scotland and The Gardening Club in London and working with some of the world’s biggest stars, including Madonna, Kylie, Britney Spears, Metallica, Stevie Wonder and Snoop Dogg, Keith is also a founding member of award-winning UK festivals Bestival and Camp Bestival. 

In 2014 Keith undertook the challenge of going back to study and having successfully completed a BSc and MSc, he is about to embark on a PhD. He is currently living and working in the Swiss Alps teaching event management while continuing his work with Camp Bestival.