i hear django
 
 
 
about
Amy Laidlaw

Hi, I'm Amy Laidlaw from i hear django, a music & events agency on Gunditjmara country, Victoria, Australia.

i hear django provides a range of services to both national and international artists and clients. With over 20 years experience in the music industry, I've got a wealth of knowledge to offer and I pride myself on being open, honest and transparent; always passionate about music and working with good people. You can read more of my story HERE.


Artist Management & Mentoring
Tour Bookings & Tour Management

Festival & Event Management

Visa Consultancy

services


Export Strategy Development

Artistic Programming
Staff & Volunteer Management

Public Speaking

current clients

Mgmt: Nigel Wearne

Agency Roster: Above The Bit | Nigel Wearne | The Maes
International: Jenny Mitchell (NZ) | John Smith (UK) | Kittel & Co. (USA) | Ordinary Elephant (USA) | Rosier (CAN) | The Fretless (CAN)

Artistic Programming: Live Music Office - Warrnambool City Council | Live & Local Warrnambool Curator

Artist Mentoring: Jenny Mitchell (NZ)

past clients

Consulting: Music Victoria | Covid-19 Recovery Advisory Group

Artist Mentoring: Adele Spence | Anna Smyrk | Georgia State Line | Lucy Wise | Monique Clare | Rose Zita Falko | The Weeping Willows | Xani
Music Victoria - Artist Consultancy Program | AIR Women in Music Mentor Program | Arts Access Victoria - Music Makers Mentorship Program

Festivals & Events: Falls Festival | Melbourne Food & Wine Festival | Nightjar Festival | Sustainable Living Festival

artist mentoring
testimonials

singer songwriter

XANI

“My sessions with Amy were so beneficial and inspiring. She helped me to set and reach my goals, to find funding opportunities and guided me in shaping my career trajectory short and long term. I meet with Amy once a month and she holds me accountable to my dreams and goals. Being a freelance musician as well as trying to nurture a solo project is a big undertaking, but Amy shows me how to make anything possible by being realistic, organised and strategic. If you’re an artist and you’re ready for someone to help show you how to manage your career, I highly recommend getting in touch with Amy. ”

“I was lucky enough to be mentored by Amy as part of Music Victoria's Artist Consultancy Program. Amy possesses a wealth of knowledge, experience and ideas which she imparts with enthusiasm, as well as honesty and integrity; invaluable in the music industry. She's been a great sounding board for my own ideas and guided me through uncertainties and working with Amy has been both a rewarding and enjoyable experience, helping to further my music career.” -- Laura Coates

singer songwriter

ROSE ZITA FALKO

singer songwriter

georgia state line

the weeping

willows

“My sessions with Amy have been a great asset towards my artistic development. Amy has a way of making the administration side of the arts fun and easy to understand. She helps you to build a formula and plan for any stage of your career, because she understands that each artist needs guidance for different things and specific areas. Amy is also a great listener and offers a safe space to just be you in all your rawness. Conversation flows easy and you leave each session one step closer to achieving your goals. I can say with confidence that I’ll continue to have Amy as my go to manager consultant for any future artist development needs.”

“As an independent artist, there’s just so many boxes to tick when planning for a release, which can feel incredibly overwhelming at times. Working with Amy was so valuable in gaining a trusted and experienced perspective on the industry. She was able to provide constructive advice on what areas I could be dedicating more time to, and helped me to make value-driven decisions based on my goals. Looking back on what I learnt during this time, my sessions with Amy played an integral part in fine tuning my plans for a successful release campaign. Thank you, Amy!”

artist roster

to book one of our artists contact us

tours
The Fretless AUS - TOUR POSTER.jpg
Kittel & Co. - Tour Poster ALL DATES.jpg
Jenny Mitchell Tour Poster
Nigel Wearne Tour Poster
POSTER - The Maes Make A Baby Tour.jpg
Nigel Wearne TOUR DATES Poster LR.jpg
John Smith Tour Poster
Ordinary Elephant Tour Poster
Jenny Mitchell Tour Poster
Above The Bit Tour Poster
Rosier Tour Poster
Red Tail Ring Tour Poster
the name

django
1. a Romani nickname meaning "i awake"

Romani
noun
1. the language of the Gypsies

awake
verb
1. stop sleeping; wake from sleep
2. regain consciousness

3. become aware of; come to a realisation

i hear django
i hear, i awake
 
 
 
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