This podcast was created to highlight all of the great work the arts, entertainment and events industry bring to the table. It will host a different international guest each episode who will talk through the what, why and how the industry works and the great work available.
Vikingur Heidar Arnorsson | The 212 Podcast
Our final guest to finish off our first series is from ‘The Land of Fire and Ice’. It’s our pleasure to introduce you to Vikingur Heidar Arnorsson who is the chief executive officer for Secret Solstice, Iceland's multi-genre festival held just outside the capital of Reykjavik. Vikingur gives us more insight into the music scene in Iceland and his early days DJing and being a ‘Chief of party’.
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Tamara Kendall | The 212 Podcast
Senior Event Producer, Tamara Kendall, talks to Dan about her experience navigating from her early days in radio to freelancing global, live events. With a wealth of knowledge working at SXSW, and many years with well known UK festivals such as Lovebox, Wilderness, The Great Escape, etc. she gives us insight into putting in the hard work in what seems like a glamorous, but very competitive industry.
Justin Sweeting | The 212 Podcast
This week Dan chats with Justin Sweeting as he takes us through his early days touring with indie bands while working simultaneously at a record label in the UK and how these experiences helped him shape the music scene back in Hong Kong. With 20 years in the industry, Justin is not only the bridge for new artists and new music in Asia, he’s also the co-founder and head of music at Magnetic Asia which produces Clockenflap, the largest Music and Arts Festival in Hong Kong.
Larry Heath | The 212 Podcast
Larry Heath, entrepreneur and music media publishing extraordinaire, is here with us this week to delve into his perspective on how the music industry has evolved in Australia from his days creating an online publication of music reviews to now being an associate producer of Sounds Australia, a platform that champions the Australian Music Industry.
Brian Marquis | The 212 Podcast
This week we have Dan chatting with Brian Marquis, tour manager to Billie Eilish. Having done almost every job possible in the music events industry, Brian takes us through his evolution coming from a punk rock, DIY-world to managing one of pop’s most genuine leading ladies. Get a peek into the life of someone who has worn many hats in his career while understanding what it’s like working with Billie and her down to earth family.
Adam Dawson | The 212 Podcast
Dan has an in-depth chat with Adam Dawson, Lead Producer at MKTG, beginning with his early days coordinating outdoor raves in England to leading a team managing experiential activations in Japan. Follow his journey as we chat with him.
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🍻to keeping our 3rd space alive. Love that phrase after listening. The bit about prince, how heartbreaking and bizarre. Keep up the good work!