Andrew McManus is currently the owner and founder of McManus Entertainment, an entertainment company that specializes in the concert promotions. He built the company up from the ground floor and made it into one of the most successful entertainment companies currently operating within the music industry. He is also the founder and owner of his own music festival called Raggamuffin Music Festival. Raggamuffin Music Festival is predominantly reggae based and devoted to the genres original sound. Andrew’s favorite genre of music is that of reggae, and the festival is his celebration of that laid back and enjoyable sound. Now in its eighth year, the festival is adding a bit of a hip-hop feel by headlining Ice Cube on its main stage.
Andrew McManus has spent his entire career within the industry of professional music. Over the years, he has gained a vast amount of experience promoting concerts and dealing with professional musicians. Music is his life and his devotion to the industry has made him extremely successful. He has booked major name musicians like Stevie Nicks, Carole King, Doc McGhee, UB40, and YES. Both Stevie Nicks and Carole King have thanked Andrew publicly while on stage performing in Australia for his work excellent promotion expertise. He was also mentioned at this year’s Polestar convention in Nashville by Doc McGhee, who said that he was the only person he talks to in Australia because of his tenacity and constant stream of fresh ideas.
No matter what happens in his career, Andrew McManus always remembers the love for music he has and how he shares it for the rest of the world to enjoy. Raggamuffin is his celebration of music and no matter how his career pans out, he will always find a way to run it for reggae fans everywhere.