What’s it like to be a Festival Manager?

Michael Gee is the Festival Manager for Oxjam Sowerby Bridge. After running an amazing Oxjam last year, he is doing it again in 2019. I asked Michael 3 questions about what it’s like to be a Festival Manager. What’s rewarding about being a festival manager? None of this happens without you and your crazy idea to go for it! We’ve all got our own ideas on how we can make Oxjam a success but it’s down to you to make yours happen. The sense of accomplishment from seeing your events come to life, with all your artists performing and your volunteers making your plan come together is amazing. You really will be working with people from all walks of life to achieve some real good for your local music scene, your community and the world. It’s not every day you get to say that! What

Gigs For Good: An interview with Max Blansjaar

After organising his first ever Oxjam gig last year at Tap Social in Oxford, 15 year old has gone on to form his own music promotions company, Pink Badger Music, and record a debut EP. He even performed at this year’s Oxjam Festival Manager Conference in Oxford and totally blew us away! We caught up with him to find out more about his experiences with Oxjam, and how with people like Max, music really can make a difference.
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