Andrew McManus is a highly successful, highly experienced professional currently employed within the music industry. He specializes in concert promotions and is the founder of his own entertainment company devoted to this specialization called McManus Entertainment. He has worked with big names in the professional music world such as Doc McGhee, Stevie Nicks, Carole King, UB40 and YES. His contacts within the music industry have made him a growing success and allowed him to start and run his own music festival called, Raggamuffin Music Festival. Raggamuffin Music Festival is a predominantly reggae oriented outdoor festival that serves as a celebration of Andrew’s favorite genre of music. Currently in its eighth year, Raggamuffin Music Festival features the leaders in reggae whether they be local or international and this year plans to add a hip-hop sound to the mix with Ice Cube headlining at the main stage.
Andrew McManus has had an extremely fortunate amount of success within the music industry and specifically within the industry of concert promotion. He makes it look easy, but working with in the realm of professional musicianship is rarely ever easy. Andrew has triumphed over an obscene amount of obstacles because of his life philosophy: never give up and don’t let anyone stop you from doing what you love in life. He freely admits that these obstacles took their toll, but he knew if he worked hard enough, success was right around the corner.
No matter what happens, Andrew McManus always remembers the love for music he has and how he shares it for the rest of the world to enjoy. Despite his struggles, he never stopped celebrating his love for reggae and kept Raggamuffin running through it all.