Stephen Bond Garvan (Garvan): Mentor

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Signing up to speak with Stephen Bond Garvan is highly recommended if you're interested in management, building and managing indie national teams (publicist: tour markets & national, social media specialist, radio promotion, etc.), strategic overall positioning and marketing, songwriting craft and realistic assessments to build careers.

Steve Garvan has been in artist management for 27 years. He is currently on the MMF-US board and the International Rep. For IMMF (25+ country chapters) he is the US rep and Global Director for Folk/ Roots/Americana music. Proud also to be AMA Founding Council, early board member. Recently, he joined the Far West Folk Alliance Board.

Steve has managed rock, roots, AAA bands and singer-songwriters. US artists include: Eric Andersen, Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband, Walt Wilkins, Chuck McDermott, Chris Daniels & The Kings, to name a few, and also consulted a select number of other artists and organizations. International artists include: Lenou, Mickey Harte, Kila and Ezio.

You can read Stephen’s full bio on his speaker page.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced