Vigilance and vaccinations are the key components for how we can ensure shows and festivals make a complete comeback from the pandemic. It’s really vital that we continue to be on the ball in the way that we handle COVID-19 as restrictions are (potentially) eased later this month in the U.K. We are still waiting for the guidance from the Government for 21st June to be released, remember, it isn’t a given that life will return to ‘normal’ and there will most likely still be co
A year on from the U.K.’s first lockdown and the live music and events industry has started to reawaken. We have dusted ourselves off here at Beating Hearts, after a year of next-to-no work and are excited at the prospect of actual, physical live shows happening in the (hopefully) not so distanced future. During the downtime, I have tried to remain realistic around my thoughts on how the pandemic would affect our industry, and I feel lucky to be invited to wider discussions a
We suddenly realised that the situation around the Coronavirus was beginning to get serious when at the end of February Italy started quarantining towns hit by the outbreak and their events/public gatherings began to cancel, which left us facing a lot of uncertainties surrounding what impact the pandemic will have in the UK/live music industry and how we could deal with the challenges that lay ahead of us. All our lives have been negatively impacted in one way or another due
Wow, it has been a while since we last updated our blog, apologies about that! Before the current global pandemic, we were extremely busy getting involved with a lot of different projects and it has not eased up since lockdown began either, which has been fabulous yet utterly exhausting at times. The end of 2019 was full-on in the office with booking shows and festivals for the first part of this year, Terri-Sian was asked to work at Lumiere Festival in Durham and she finally
Happy New Year from all of us at BHA HQ! We hope you had a wonderful time during all the festivities and have managed to ease yourself back into normality again. To celebrate the venues (and the staff!) that make it all happen, Beating Hearts Agency is going on tour with a selection from our roster for Independent Venue Week 2020. Beating Hearts Agency Presents… IVW 2020 Tour
Featuring ĠENN, Yur Mum, Tokyo Taboo, Hourglvss, Run Into The Night and Healthy Junkies 27/01/20 THE
Finally, we can announce that we are going on tour. We will be showcasing the very best of our upcoming artists across the UK as a part of Independent Venue Week 2020. So, grab a ticket and we’ll see you there, PARTY! 27/01/20 THE PEER HAT, MANCHESTER http://www.wegottickets.com/event/486459 28/01/20 THE OLD ENGLAND, BRISTOL http://www.wegottickets.com/event/488252 30/01/20 ANNIE’S BURGER SHACK, WORCESTER http://www.wegottickets.com/event/488253 31/01/20 THE HOPE & RUIN, BRIG
DEPARTMENT: Booking Assistant – Due to the other work that I do, there may be opportunities to shadow me on shows/ festivals/ events. CONTACT: Terri-Sian Lugosi - firstname.lastname@example.org COMPANY INFO: www.beatingheartsagency.com Beating Hearts is a boutique booking agency working to raise artist profiles by providing quality performance schedules across the U.K. and Europe. With the understanding of the high level of a personal and financial investment required
This month we thought that we'd put together a list of our most frequently asked questions, which will hopefully be helpful for anyone who is unsure on what a booking agent is or does, or even what Beating Hearts is about. Have a read and let us know what you think! We are always open to more suggestions to grow this list! WHAT IS A BOOKING AGENT?
A Booking Agent is responsible for booking live performances including shows, tours, festivals and any other performances for arti
Festival season is upon us once again so I thought we could take a look at where some of our roster will be performing at this summer. Here are our top five for 2019... Did you know that the first ever Glastonbury began the day after Jimi Hendrix died? VARIOUS ARTISTS JIGSAW FESTIVAL @ CAMDEN ASSEMBLY, LONDON 08/19
Beating Hearts Agency have been asked to curate a weekend during the festival at the iconic venues, line- up includes The Mocking Jays, Don't Forget Rupert, Meg La
It's Thursday, this means NEW MUSIC!
Check out our roster's latest singles/ video on Spotify / Youtube
Let us know what you think! #newmusicthursday #newmusic #beatingheartsagencyroster #beatingheartsagency #spinthattune #youspinmerightroundbabyrightround #trackoftheweek
Welcome back to the Beating Hearts Blog, this month we are meeting the team behind the agency and taking a look into how they got to this point in their careers. Did you know 66% of people working in the live music industry are male? NAME: Terri-Sian Lugosi
JOB TITLES: Managing Director/ Head Booker (BHA) Event Control (Select Security and Stewarding) Various Production Roles across festivals such as C2C, Stone Free and TGE. Promoter Rep (Glasswerk, Kilimanjaro, LOUT) Project
Every Friday I will be bringing you the best nuggets from my week! ARTIST OF THE WEEK: CupcakKe BLOG OF THE WEEK: Hiddenherd SHOW OF THE WEEK: Les Bods (support) @ C2, Brighton
INDUSTRY SHOUT-OUT: Concorde 2 https://www.concorde2.co.uk/ THOUGHTS: IT'S NEARLY MY BIRTHDAAAY! TOP TIP OF THE WEEK: Transfering everything to digital (calendar, diary etc) has been revolutionary! The main apps that I use are todoist and google calendar. #beatingheartsagency #terristitbits #cupcakk
Every Friday I will be bringing you the best nuggets from my week! ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Tacocat BLOG OF THE WEEK: The Unsigned Guide
FESTIVAL OF THE WEEK: Country 2 Country @ O2, London 08/03/19 – 10/03/2019
INDUSTRY SHOUT-OUT: CMA THOUGHTS: Always carry spares, especially on show days! TOP TIP OF THE WEEK:
Finding it hard fitting in that hobby you got started a few months ago? Wake up an hour earlier a few mornings a week and start the day creatively over coffee and bre
Every month I will be interviewing a different live music business professional to talk about their career so far. This month I bring you Mark Dawson, a Production Manager whose CV includes Rolling Stones, Kate Perry, 50 Cent, Alice Cooper and Jay Z... HOW DID YOU BREAK INTO THE INDUSTRY? I started as a kid in Kidderminster managing my mate’s band from school. Their gigs were successful so we started inviting bands we liked to come and support in exchange for the train fare.
Every Friday I will be bringing you the best nuggets from my week... ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Lizzo
Watch her latest video for 'Cuz I Love You' here BLOG OF THE WEEK: CMU Insights
SHOW OF THE WEEK: Brian Fallon @ St Georges Church, Brighton 23/02/19 INDUSTRY SHOUT-OUT: Lout Promotions
THOUGHTS: Don't dream it, be it. TOP TIP OF THE WEEK: Practise, practise, practise!
#lizzo #biggrrrlsmallworld #terrisian #beatingheartsagency #loutpromotions
I regularly receive emails from new artists looking for representation and can understand it's a bit of a minefield with knowing exactly what information to send over. Here is a list of what I look for when considering a new artist... Online presence and a good following. Include links to all the social media platforms that you use.
Someone who has already been gigging around the UK and is building their audience. Tell me the venues/ festivals you've been playing, how was
My name is Terri-Sian Fairs, I'm the Managing Director and Head Booker of Beating Hearts Agency.
This blog will be looking behind the scenes of the agency as well as discussing tips for up-and-coming artists, interviewing industry professionals, showcasing my roster and sharing my thoughts. Looking at other agency websites have inspired me to do something a bit different, so grab a cuppa, sit back and enjoy! Beating Hearts Agency was born in 2017, I'd just finished working