Connor will join the growing Crosstown Concerts team as a new national promoter in October 2023 to strengthen the promoters’ national tours and concert performance.
Connor has 18 years of experience in the music industry. He started as a local promoter, progressed to venue manager at Cardiff’s premier live music venue Gwdihw and progressed to Operations Manager & Promoter at Orchard Live. His previous shows include working with Thunder, You Me At Six, IDLES, Viagra Boys, TV Girl, Feeder, Rufus Wainwright.
Crosstown Concerts’ upcoming shows include performances with Ash, Pixies, Vaccines, The Menzingers, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Barenaked Ladies, Max Cooper, Slowdive and Royksopp. The company is currently expanding its production, including 18 sold-out dates with Brian Butterfield, a sold-out UK tour with James O’Brien and the launch of a Polar Express Christmas experience on the Swanage Heritage Railway.
Crosstown Concerts director Conal Dodds says:
“Connor has been on my radar for a few years and we are happy to have him join our team. He is highly regarded across the industry and we look forward to him developing new opportunities for us in the UK.”
Other highlights of Connor’s time at Orchard Live include performing a secret warm-up show with Glastonbury headliner Paul McCartney, major outdoor shows with Diana Ross, Bryan Adams, Tears for Fears, Paul Weller and Gerry Cinnamon. . . and more.
“I am very pleased to be joining the great team at Crosstown Concerts. They have a brilliant and passionate team. I’m really looking forward to learning from them. I have worked with some fantastic acts during my time at Orchard Live and can’t wait to join Crosstown to achieve even more.”