Everything You Need to Know about Successful Touring – 31st March

04 March 2015

Join the MMF and long-time tour manager, Ian Dowdell to learn all about touring on a budget and the relationship between Artist Managers and Tour Managers. This event is suitable for anyone working with tour managers or managing their own tour and is a fantastic opportunity to gain insights into the business of touring:


  • How to budget and common mistakes
  • Setting objectives and measuring results
  • What makes a good tour manager and the specific skills needed
  • Hiring process and practices
  • Artist Managers’ role in touring and the Tour Manager relationship


Ian Dowdell has over 13 years of experience managing numerous world tours with artists including Kate Nash, Rumer, Joe McElderry, Steven Adler (Guns ‘n’ Roses) and The Rifles among others. Ian’s business is prided on it’s focus on the artists’ needs and wellbeing as well as excellent relationships with artist management, record labels and tour partners.

Date: 31st March 15
Time – 6pm – 8pm
Venue: The Gallery, Unit 5, Tileyard Studios

Read also...

MMF Weekly Roundup


A weekly summary of events and resources for music managers.

Find out more

Manager Spotlight: Mark Robinson


The manager spotlight offers a small insight into the heads of incredible managers.⁠ This week in the spotlight is Mark Robinson!

Find out more

We’re hiring: Senior Operations Manager


We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious Senior Operations Manager to join the MMF team.

Find out more

MMF Weekly Roundup


A weekly summary of events and resources for music managers.

Find out more
Back to Top

You don't have credit card details available. You will be redirected to update payment method page. Click OK to continue.