Bio: Billy Geoghegan

In 2010, I was asked to be the Brown Paper Tickets' "Music Doer".  This was an intimidating proposition, because I had no idea what this would mean... in fact, nobody did.  It was a brand new concept, for a new type of business model, "Not Just For Profit".  I had done outreach work, for BPT, since about 2006, so they were familiar with my independent music background.  They asked if I was interested in doing consulting work for small record labels, as part of a new program they were working on (later known as "The Doer program").  I was excited about the idea, but something didn't quite fit.  So, after much thought, I accepted, on the condition that I work with anyone involved with the DIY/independent music world.  

From day one, I felt at home.  The position became a blend of everything I had been doing since about 1984.  Seeing that I worked on a pro bono basis, it was easy to greatly expand my existing network, to reach people in ways, I had never imagined possible.  

Since 2010, I have worked with numerous artists, labels, promoters, venues and others involved in the DIY/Independent Music industry, and growing a fairly large network in the U.S. as well as the E.U. and Canada.  I help people with everything from copyrights and publishing, to production/manufacturing, from booking and logistics to branding/promotion and anything else that comes up in the Independent/DIY music world.  If I don’t have an answer, I usually know someone who can help find one.  

Feel free to contact me with anything.  I look forward to hearing from you.


billyg@themusicdoer.com 

 

 

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