The Promoters - The inside story of the Australian rock industry

Stuart Coupe

Behind the scenes of Australia’s music industry Stuart Coupe, a well-known music journalist with a background in band managing and promoting, brings us the backstage story of the music business. The promoters—the visionaries, scam artists and hustlers who make it all happen—are presented here in a Kitchen Confidential of music. Keeping the rockers clean, making sure everybody gets paid, avoiding getting dumped by the band—it’s all in a day’s work for the promoters …

First published Australia May 2003.

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Includes references to ABBA's 1977 concert tour, photo of Björn with tour promoter Paul Dainty.

The Promoters - The inside story of the Australian rock industry

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