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Stuart Galbraith

ArtForm: Workshop Panellist

Stuart Galbraith started in live music when he attended Leeds University from 1980-1984 where he was Social Secretary. He joined MCP Promotions in 1984.

Whilst at MCP, Galbraith promoted and worked with many artists such as Simply Red, Def Leppard, Guns ‘n’ Roses, Metallica, Simple Minds, AC/DC, etc. He also had an instrumental role in the Monsters of Rock Festival at Donington Park.

Following the sale of MCP in 1999 to SFX, Galbraith undertook the role of Managing Director, and helped grow Live Nation UK, promoting tours in arenas and stadiums with many of the world’s biggest bands. He was instrumental in the creation of the Download Festival, Wireless Festival and Hyde Park Calling Festival.

Stuart was also one of the organisers for the Live8 Concert which played to 250,000 people in London’s Hyde Park in 2005 and the Live Earth Concert at Wembley Stadium in 2007. Stuart also promoted most of the major concerts in Hyde Park in the period 2000-2007,including Bon Jovi, Simon Garfunkel, REM, Queen, Shania Twain and the record breaking run by Red Hot Chilli Peppers, which played to 255,000 people.

Stuart Galbraith founded Kilimanjaro Live in 2008. The unrivalled experience, passion and understanding of the opportunities and possibilities in live music, fuels the concept of Kilimanjaro Live Limited.

Biog as updated for City Showcase in 2014

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