GET IN presents, the promotions collective formed out of our GET IN project, are excited to reveal their line up of performers touring the Highlands & Islands imminently. Until then, and over the next couple of months, we will be delving into the experiences of the youth promoters involved in GET IN.
Next up in our “Youth Promoter’s Voice” series is Lewis MacKenzie a 21 year old Baker from Muir of Ord.
As I have progressed with the training I have definitely learned new things such as contacting people and learning Excel in a different way! I have made new friends that are like minded and we are all there to help each other! I have also made great contact with my local venue as I had never talked to Hannah, the person who looks after it, but now we keep in contact!
What do you hope for a performer to take away having performed at your venue?
I would like my preformer to take away the knowledge that small communities can put on a great night and we all support each other. My preformer is also the first comedian to perform at my venue so it should be a great night
Give us a local tip for any visiting performer or audience?
Muir of ord is a busy little village with plenty of folk! Everyone comes together to celebrate and join in with everyone and there are more and more performers coming to play this characteristic village.
How important is the local community to your promoting efforts?
My local community will be very important in my promoting my event as they will be the attendees, so they will hopefully help in taking people along and supporting the act and the tour
SO whats next for Lewis and GET IN?