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Andy Franks

Andy Franks

Music Support (UK)

Andy has been in the music business for 37 years.

He started off as a musician and then worked for a professional PA company from Bristol. He started working with Depeche Mode in 1981 and then went on to work with them for 18 years.

He has been tour managing for over 30 years for the likes of Depeche, Madness, Coldplay, Robbie Williams, The Rolling Stones, Bush, James, The Stone Roses, New Kids on the Block and many more.

Also, for the past 4 years Andy has been running the Artist Liaison at Hyde Park for BBST Festival that has welcomed bands such as Black Sabbath, The Stones, Lionel Richie, The Libertines, Bon Jovi, The Who, Elvis Costello, Tom Jones, Neil Young, Blur and many more.

Andy has received the Times Tour Manager of the Year award and Plumber of the Year Arthur Award at ILMC.